BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle PS4 Open-Beta news

Revealed in Siliconera, Arc System Works (well-known for creating the insanely popular Dragon Ball FighterZ game) revealed that there will be an open beta for players in Japan and North America for the next fighting game, BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle.

Players who pre-ordered the game through the PS4 will have access to play this crossover game on May 9th and all the way to May 12th. This beta will give players to limited amount of characters to play as and access to a few game modes. Here is the following characters and modes for the beta (if you pre-ordered as digital, you get access to exclusives):


  • Ragna
  • Jin
  • Noel
  • Makoto
  • Rachel
  • Hazama
  • Azrael
  • Iron Tager
  • No 13
  • Es

Persona 4 Arena

  • Yu
  • Yosuke
  • Chie
  • Yukik


  • Hyde
  • Linne
  • Waldstein
  • Gordeau


  • Ruby
  • Weiss

Here are the modes that will be available:

  • Casual Lobby mode
  • Tactics Mode (Tutorial & Practice Only)
  • VS Mode against the CPU
  • VS Mode against a second player (available only to digital pre orders on PSN)

However, the beta will be open to all players on May 12 through May 14 with the same features.


BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle releases for PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and PC via Steam in Japan and Asia on May 31, 2018. The game releases in North America on June 5 and in Europe in Summer 2018. This game is a crossover game with characters from four different franchises. The characters are from BlazBlue, Persona 4 Arena, RWBY and Under Night In-Birth. These franchise were shared and partnered with Arc System Works, Atlus, French Bread, and Rooster Teeth.