Aksys Nation
posted by X @ 8:23 am on April 15, 2011

A patch for BlazBlue: Continuum Shift is coming out this May! The patch will contain balance changes to match the arcade version of BlazBlue: Continuum Shift II AND enable Platinum for purchase at $7.99 or 560 MSP. Hit the jump for the full press release.

TORRANCE, Calif.–April 15th, 2011–Aksys Games, a publisher of interactive entertainment software, is pleased to announce that the hit 2D fighting game for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, BlazBlue: Continuum Shift, will be updated with all new content and bug fixes, taking the system version to 1.03. The data for system version 1.03 and Platinum the Trinity will be available in the month of May.

In this update, the new character “Platinum the Trinity” will be added for players to purchase at $7.99, or 560 Microsoft Points. This game add-on will include all of Platinum’s 24 colors, the Unlimited version of Platinum, and new Achievements/Trophies to unlock as well. Between the gender confusion and cool magical-item-based gameplay, Platinum will be a joy to play for both fans of cute adorable things and hardcore fighting game enthusiasts alike!

Also in this major update, the game balance will be brought up to speed with the arcade version of BlazBlue: Continuum Shift II, including all of the character balance changes, additional system mechanics, and game engine adjustments. This is topped off with brand new Challenge Mode content for each character and a revised Tutorial Mode section to help bring you back up to speed. With all of this new additional content, there’s no better time to get back into BlazBlue: Continuum Shift!

 

BlazBlue: Continuum Shift Update Details

-New character Platinum the Trinity added

-Game balance updated to BlazBlue: Continuum Shift II

-New achievements and trophies added for the character Platinum the Trinity

-Updated Ranked Match interface and matchmaking procedure

-Improved measures for better online latency

-Improved countermeasures for disconnecting players in Ranked Match

-New simplified chat messages added for Player Match rooms

-Addressed an issue where Valkenhayn’s achievements could not be obtained (Xbox 360 Version)

-Added an ad banner to be displayed on certain game screens

-Various other bug fixes

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  1.  Arpegius
    4.15.11 at 8:52 am

    Excellent. With the patch, Trinity, and the 3DS/PSP versions coming out in May its going to be Blazmania at my home. Can’t wait!

  2.  SSJ Vega
    4.15.11 at 9:28 am

    the new challenges sound cool but do they replace the current challenges or can we still go back and do the old ones

  3.  Aegis_high
    4.15.11 at 10:09 am

    I hope the new kick your mother is a classy lady opening movie is included in this patch.

  4.  Mike Kelehan
    4.15.11 at 12:38 pm

    Ad banner?

  5.  Hamakusa
    4.16.11 at 12:39 am

    Ad Banner?

    Anyway

    Thanks Aksys! *-*

  6.  Blade
    5.03.11 at 6:43 am

    This all assumes that the PSN will be back up soon. Sigh.

    But just wondering, will Platinum be unplayable if someone decided to go back to v1.02?

  7.  moonlight_21
    5.06.11 at 10:45 am

    well i can´t wait to play BBCS with the new update, do we have an exact date for the release? or we must wait a little longer

  8.  MikiArs
    5.10.11 at 10:51 am

    Just curious, is there a specific reason we couldn’t get the new opening song with the patch? (In as too much of a hassle, issues with putting it in a patch, or something like that.) This isn’t a complaint, I’m glad we even got/are getting (Have PS3 and all.) the patch, but still. That new opening is awesome. :(

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