Bandai Namco and developer Gust have announced five new playable characters for their future Fairy Tail game currently in development: Sting Eucliffe, Sherria Blendy, Rogue Cheney, Kagura Mikazuchi, and Ichiya Vandalay Kotobuki. No character reveals for each as of yet, but more info is expected in the future. In the meantime, Famitsu. the Japanese magazine also revealed a few gameplay systems:
Unison Raid – A combination magic attack by two characters.
Awakening – Drastically enhances a characters abilities for a fixed window of time.
Mode Change – A strengthened state that can be used by some characters.
Super Magic – Makarov backs you up with Super Magic. Has a fixed chance of being activated through continued magic cooperation.
Sting Eucliffe is the current Guild Master of the Sabertooth Guild, and is part of the Twin Dragons of Sabertooth. The character was originally a Dragon Slayer from four hundred years in the past, but was sent to the future to assist in the Destruction of Acnologia. Meanwhile Sherria Blendy is a Sky God Slayer, as well as a member of Lamia Scale and the cousin of Sherry Blendy. As for Rogue, he’s most notably a mage of Sabertooth as well as Twin Dragons of Sabertooth. Like Sting, he’s a Dragon Slayer from the past sent to the future for the same reason. Then there’s Kagura Mikazuchi, who is the strongest and most notable mage of the Memaid Heel Guild. She is also the younger sister of the late Simon. Lastly, there’s Ichiya Vandalay Kotobuki, who is the ace of the Blue Pegasus Guild. Further, he’s the leader of The Trimens.
The Fairy Tail game is in development for the PS4, Nintendo Switch, and PC. Up til no the game remains without a title and no release date has been given other than it should release in 2020.