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Puyo Puyo eSports officially coming west as Puyo Puyo Champions

Posted on April 23, 2019 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Switch eShop

This past weekend, we heard that Puyo Puyo eSports would probably be heading west next month. SEGA has now made all of the news official today.

Puyo Puyo eSports is indeed being localized as Puyo Puyo Champions. A release is planned for May 7 in both North America and Europe.

Here’s some additional information:

With 24 lovable characters to choose from and new features designed to make the game accessible to players of all skill levels, there’s even more reasons to give Puyo Puyo a try!

Puyo Puyo Champions Features:

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!

Tournament Mode–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.

And a trailer:

Puyo Puyo Champions will cost $9.99 on the Switch eShop.

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