Online Naruto Game to Be Released in China by Tencent Games and Bandai

Namco Bandai Games, the original rights owner for the whole Naruto gaming franchise, has announced that the company will collaborate with the large Chinese developer Tencent Games in order to create a unique and adequate Naruto Online Game for the Chinese public.

The new game will become available through the official website of the Chinese company in 2013, but exact dates are yet to be given. The project will also have the other big developer of the ninja franchise (Ultimate version) – CyberConnect2.

This will be the first PC game that Bandai makes for the Chinese market as a whole.

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Source: Official Release

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Dandelion
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Great idea! They should make a One Piece one too :)

DevilMayCry
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We should call it a governmental program as it will be accessed through the internet… ;)

BrutalMurder
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Nice one ;) From what I know, tough, internet is pretty popular in China, so all the censorship rant might be cr*p…

BakaOuji
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It is. Mostly.

Shounen
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Hey! How about other countries?