BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle stars Persona and Under Night In-Birth characters

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It fuses three fighting game series: Arc System Works' own BlazBlue, Persona 4 Arena and Under Night In-Birth, but the real surprise is the addition of RWBY.

BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle was revealed with a trailer following the final of Evo 2017's BlazBlue Central Fiction tournament.

While Dragon Ball FighterZ will feature the most iconic characters in the Dragon Ball series, BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle will extend beyond the BlazBlue universe, bringing a new twist to the popular fighting franchise. With BlazBlue, Persona 4 Arena and RWBY all appearing on Xbox platforms, however, we'd like to think that Xbox One is a good bet, albeit not necessarily a completely safe one. Blue creator Rooster Teeth.

There have been rumors that a RWBY fighting game will be announced at EVO 2017, generating excitement as fans of the series have always been clamoring for a fighting game after the Dynasty Warriors-like RWBY: Grimm Eclipse.

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And as it turns out, a Nintendo Switch version is also possible, though its release is dependent on the success of another game. The closed beta will feature nine playable characters to choose from, and will be available on both Xbox One and PlayStation 4.

BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle is scheduled to come to consoles some time in 2018.

At the moment not much information has been shared about the game beyond the teaser trailer below, and a few pieces of character art which you can see in the gallery alongside the official logo.

The upcoming crossover will be a "dream-team of characters that have never before been gathered in a single 2D fighting game".

BlazBlue CentralFiction is now available for PS3, PS4 and PC.