● Coming to Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau in Spring 2019 (tentative)
TOKYO – January 24, 2019 – LINE Corporation (“LINE”) announces that Jumputi Heroes, a smartphone game developed by LINE and WonderPlanet Inc. launched on March 28 in Japan, will also be available in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau in Spring 2019 (tentative).
Jumputi Heroes, a bubble-popping RPG based on friendship, hard work and victory, launched in March 2018 in Japan to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Weekly Shonen Jump. Thanks to the game’s simple, one-tap controls along with the character animations and in-battle performances that bring famous scenes from the comics to life, players will be on the edge of their seats as they take part in these over-the-top battles.
With various game modes that offer excitement for both single-player and multi-player options, Jumputi Heroes exceeded 4 million downloads in Japan as of November 2018 and is still on the rise.
The LINE app prevails as an essential tool for daily communication in the Asia region, with over 165 million monthly active users in LINE’s four key markets, Japan, Taiwan, Thai and Indonesia. Furthermore, comic titles published on Shonen Jump are highly recognized in Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau, making them potential affinity audience of Jumputi Heroes that offers co-op play with other LINE friends.
Jumputi Heroes plans to launch service in Spring 2019 in the above Asian markets. Players can look forward to special events as well as new character additions popular in their respective region.
<About Jumputi Heroes>
Title: Jumputi Heroes
Supported devices: iPhone and Android
Genre: Bubble-popping RPG themed around friendship, hard work, and victory
Supported languages: Japanese (Spring 2019: Traditional Chinese)
Supported regions: Japan (Spring 2019: Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macau)
Service launch: March 28, 2018 (Global Release: Spring 2019)
Cost: Free-to-play (in-app purchases)
Developer/Operator: WonderPlanet Inc.
Publisher: LINE Corporation
Copyright: ©JUMP 50th Anniversary ©LINE Corporation ©WonderPlanet Inc.
Official Website: https://jumputi.game.line.me/ (Japanese only)
Twitter: https://twitter.com/Jumputi_Heroes (Japanese only)
LINE ID： @jumputiheroestw（ https://line.me/R/ti/p/%40jumputiheroestw ）
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