SEGA has announced the release date for Puyo Puyo Champions.
Previously available in Japan as Puyo Puyo eSports, the puzzle game will be heading west for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch & PC via Steam on May 7th.
You can read an overview & view the announcement trailer below:
Fun, fast-paced, competitive puzzle action!
to learn, tough to master! Jump straight into fast-paced puzzle action
with features fit for both friendly rivalries and competitive
tournaments in Puyo Puyo Champions. Challenge your friends and
family in local multiplayer or compete against players from around the
world through online matchmaking. Built for all ages, this classic
puzzle game comes with a surprisingly competitive edge.
The Preferred Way to Play – With a strong focus on global online competitive multiplayer, Puyo Puyo Champions is based on the fan-favorite rulesets of Puyo Puyo 2 (Tsu) and Puyo Puyo Fever. This includes the popular “Fever Mode” where you crush your opponents with ready-made chains!
– Duke it out for bragging rights in the brand-new, eight-player
Tournament mode that lets you scratch that competitive itch locally with
friends and family.
Improved Replay System –
Pull off a devastating chain combo? Alongside auto-saved replays, Battle
History provides a visual timeline of the biggest moments of a game
with timestamps, so you never have to worry about missing a thing.
Dual Audio – Players have the option to enjoy Puyo Puyo Champions with the original Japanese voice acting and either English, French, German, or Spanish text.