Arc System Works, Neople and Eighting is currently working on a fighting game that involves characters from Dungeon Fighter Online. This game will be called DNF Duel and feature the online game's classes going toe-to-toe against each other in this title. DNF Duel was officially unveiled on December 26 in Korea at the Nexon’s Dungeon & Fighter Universe Festival. But what state is the game in at the time of writing? And when will the new fighting game come to consoles?
Here's everything we know so far about this exciting new release.
As of now, the only information about this game is its trailer that was released last December 2020. The trailer featured gameplay of a handful of characters from the Dungeon Fighter Online game. The characters showcased a few combos of what they can do in the game.
Lastly, the trailer ended with the game's title with the three developers working on this title. As already known, Arc System Works is already known for making Guilty Gear and Blazblue while also worked to develop fighting games for other companies such as Persona 4 Arena, and Dragonball FighterZ. Meanwhile, Neople are the developers who handled Dungeon Fighter Online after Nexon.
Lastly, the Eighting Co. Ltd company sounds like an unfamiliar developer for many players. However, this company has worked to make some of the Bloody Roar games, developed Battle Stadium D.O.N for Bandai Namco, made Tatsunoko Vs Capcom for Capcom and co-developed both versions of Marvel Vs Capcom 3 for Capcom.
The developers working on this game are definitely loaded with experience and capable of making a slamdunk of a fighting game.
Unfortunately, the trailer didn't show any release date or release window for this title. We'll have to wait for more reveals to know when this game will be revealed.
Fingers crossed for a 2022 launch.
The first trailer only showed a few of characters from the Dungeon Fighter Online game. Most of these characters are the early 1st awakening classes which are first job changes in the game. These were characters were seen in the trailer:
- Male Berserker
- Male Ranger
- Male Grappler
- Female Striker
- Female Inquisitor
The game also has no platforms confirmed just yet. We'll have to wait for more information from Arc System Works, Neople and Eighting to know where we can play this game once it gets released.
Although you'd have to assume that the game would launch on PS5, Xbox Series X and PC. Whether it would also launch on PS4 and Xbox One is another matter though.