Percentile Rank

JUMP FORCE is ranked in the 15th percentile of games scored on OpenCritic.

Rating Summary

Based on 100 critic reviews
Weak Man

OpenCritic Rating

58

Top Critic Average

8%

Critics Recommend

Based on 100 critic reviews

Score Distribution

Unscored Reviews

GameOctane
A-
A-
Feb 28, 2019

If you’ve got anime fans who are down to button mash and watch the sparks fly, Jump Force’s fighting system allows for good fun. Alas, don't go into this game expecting a story driven gaming experience.

Read full review

Polygon
Unscored
Unscored
Feb 14, 2019

The Shonen Jump universe is full of color, life, and creativity. Jump Force brings its iconic characters to our universe, but it leaves everything else behind.

Read full review

GameCloud
No
No
Feb 24, 2019

Jump Force doesn’t just fall awfully short of its potential, but it fails to be fun, engaging or rewarding in any way. Combat is simple and repetitive, the story is uninteresting and told in an incredibly boring way, and the visuals fail to capture the essence of their inspirations. Beyond these annoyances, the considerable fraction of the game spent just on loading screens, plus the amount of time needed to mindlessly walk from one side of a bloated map to another feels outright criminal to charge for. Jump Force is an infuriating game, forcing the player to waste as much time as they spend playing, and degrading several excellent, beloved properties to mindless monotony.

Read full review

Player2.net.au
C
C
Mar 5, 2019

Jump Force does what a fighting game should do really well, but it is held back by other factors that make the game less than it could be.

Read full review

Checkpoint Gaming
Liked
Liked
Feb 19, 2019

Jump Force is the perfect ode to Shonen Jump and its contribution to popular culture. What it lacks in polish it makes up for in heart and soul. Truly a game for the fans!

Read full review

Unboxholics
Caution
Caution
Feb 18, 2019

Having spent several hours with Jump Force, I feel that it has lost its way somewhere along the line and its ultimately not really entertaining whether you're an anime fan or not.

Review in Greek | Read full review

Scored Reviews

GameHaunt
Feb 15, 2019

Jump force is highly entertaining and for a gamer who loves anime and combat games

Read full review

Rectify Gaming
8 / 10.0
8 / 10.0
Feb 22, 2019

Fan favorite characters unite in this Manga crossover event

Read full review

GotGame
8 / 10.0
8 / 10.0
Feb 14, 2019

Overall, Jump Force feels a bit like Dragon Ball Xenoverse, but also feels like it doesn’t approach the level that Xenoverse achieved. The developers did want to make it accessible to all ages, however, and it feels like that was successful, so fans of the different series should enjoy the game.

Read full review

GameSpace
8 / 10.0
GameSpace
Brandedwolf

Top Critic

8 / 10.0
Feb 21, 2019

Overall Jump Force does several things well, but where it falls short it is noticeable. If you're a big fan of the various Jump Shonen franchises than this is a fun ride for you, if you're looking for an online fighting game, look elsewhere. Having your custom character fight side on the same team as Luffy from One Piece or Midoriya from My Hero Academy is great. The characters from their shows are done very well and look great. Customizing of your character is well done and gives you some good variety. The story is ok and could've been better. The biggest let down comes in the online play and horrid connections. The game clocks in at $59.99 USD on Steam.

Read full review

Softpedia
7.5 / 10.0
7.5 / 10.0
Mar 18, 2019

Jump force allows players to finally answer those age-old questions, such as "Who would win in a fight between Goku and Naruto Uzumaki?", which have been the subject of debates in forum discussions, memes or video commentaries, and that alone should be enough of a reason to make fans of the genre interested in the game.

Read full review

GamePro
75 / 100
75 / 100
Feb 14, 2019

Effective, accessible and fun anime beat'em up that has inconsistencies in technology and game design.

Review in German | Read full review

IGN Spain
7.5 / 10.0
7.5 / 10.0
Feb 14, 2019

An uncomplicated concession for fans of several generations to come together in a game that is more fun than competitive. The confluence of so many universes in which at the moment is the definitive crossover of the Shonen.

Review in Spanish | Read full review

The Games Machine
7.3 / 10.0
7.3 / 10.0
Feb 13, 2019

Jump Force's gameplay is spectacular and amazing, but too many technical issues get in the way, ruining part of the fun.

Review in Italian | Read full review

Hobby Consolas
71 / 100
71 / 100
Feb 15, 2019

Joining so many manga stars is with no doubt the great feature of a fighting game that feels just OK. Sometimes it's flashy, but also out of balance.

Review in Spanish | Read full review

Shacknews
7 / 10
7 / 10
Feb 13, 2019

What this game is really about is fan service and I must admit that it succeeds in offering folks up a hefty chunk in that department. Jump Force knows that it’s really for the Shonen Jump fans and if you are a fan there’s plenty to like here. One would probably be better off focusing on the core fighting game aspects though.

Read full review

GameSpot
7 / 10
7 / 10
Feb 15, 2019

Jump Force provides strategic tag-team arena-based combat that's filled with fun references to Shonen Jump manga, but the game's story leaves much to be desired.

Read full review

Geeks Under Grace
7 / 10.0
7 / 10.0
Apr 12, 2019

Despite the fact that it suffers from the pressures of attempting to combine fighter mechanics and top selling franchises, Jump Force is a fun fighting game.

Read full review

GamingBolt
7 / 10.0
7 / 10.0
Feb 16, 2019

Jump Force is a very flawed game that fails at some of the most basic fundamentals, but nonetheless manages to be great fun, and provide enough value and fanservice that fans of the various properties from Shonen Jump represented within it will find enough reason to get it.

Read full review

GameSpew
7 / 10.0
7 / 10.0
Feb 14, 2019

If it wasn’t for Jump Force‘s highly entertaining and thoroughly enjoyable combat, the game would be a disaster. But Jump Force is a fighting game, and so everything about it that’s turgid and unnecessary can largely be avoided or overlooked.

Read full review

Areajugones
7 / 10.0
7 / 10.0
Feb 14, 2019

Jump Force is a good title for the manga and anime fans. However, the game does not manage to meet the expectations due to several technical problems as well as the lack of an interesting story

Review in Spanish | Read full review

GamesFinest
7 / 10
7 / 10
Feb 26, 2019

Jump Force is first and foremost an entertaining brawler who lives from his licenses and powerful visual effects. If you leave aside the loveless staging, the graphic style that takes getting used to, and some questionable design decisions, the rapid, albeit quite simple fights are especially memorable. But let's be honest: Jump Force lacks so much fine-tuning, depth and ambition that the brawler inevitably has to live an existence in mediocrity. And yet, the distinctive fan service, which can be found in so many facets of the game, should draw anime and manga fans of all kinds into its spell.

Review in German | Read full review

Atomix
70 / 100
70 / 100
Feb 15, 2019

Junp Force works great both as a combat title with easy and fun gameplay mechanics and a crossover plagued with tons of fanservice derived from the manga and series it gathers. Sadly, its presentacion leaves a lot to be desired, its story is completely absurd and you have some technical issues that restrain it from becoming that dream game many fans wanted.

Review in Spanish | Read full review

Heavy
7 / 10.0
Heavy

Top Critic

7 / 10.0
Feb 15, 2019

Jump Force may not be a manga/anime fan’s dream game, but it comes close enough to fulfilling that wish.

Read full review

Cerealkillerz
6.9 / 10.0
6.9 / 10.0
Feb 13, 2019

Announced as one of Bandai Namco's biggest titles, Jump Force turns out to be another unloving anime adaptation that does not even match all of its unique characters. The great animations in the fight can hardly compensate for the weak plot and bad presentation. Thus, the alleged games highlight turns out to be an entertaining fun for all fans, but over a longer period of time does not know how to motivate.

Review in German | Read full review

Video Chums
6.9 / 10.0
6.9 / 10.0
Feb 13, 2019

Jump Force features a massive cast of characters but its gameplay is definitely flashier than deep which makes it eventually become incredibly monotonous and tough to enjoy.

Read full review

GameCrate
6.8 / 10.0
6.8 / 10.0
Feb 14, 2019

Jump Force excels at fanservice, at showing what battles between all these characters would look like. It does not excel as an actual fighting game however. Unbalanced mechanics and poorly designed UI make Jump Force a chore to play, despite the exciting visual trappings.

Read full review

Gamefa
6.7 / 10.0
6.7 / 10.0
Feb 15, 2019

Jump Force is a mediocre game that didn’t use its potential properly. On one hand, we see that the gameplay core is implemented very well and the graphics are good relative to other Anime/Manga based games, on the other hand, some abilities are extremely unbalanced and overpowered, the story is not interesting especially in the earlier chapters and there are also some AI problems. If you’re a very hardcore anime game, then I can recommend this game to you. Otherwise, I think it is best to wait for sometime, so that the balancing issues would get fixed and after that, you can decide better.

Review in Persian | Read full review

Electric Bento
6.6 / 10.0
6.6 / 10.0
Mar 4, 2019

While I wouldn’t say Jump Force is a good game by any means, there’s still a lot of fun to be had, especially with friends.

Read full review

Spaziogames
6.6 / 10.0
Spaziogames
Dark Nightmare

Top Critic

6.6 / 10.0
Feb 14, 2019

Jump Force is a game full of good intentions; their execution, homewever, is heavily flawed.

Review in Italian | Read full review

MMOGames
6.5 / 10.0
MMOGames
TheDCD

Top Critic

6.5 / 10.0
Mar 8, 2019

It’s not a terrible game, but one that could use a patch or two to bring things up to speed.

Read full review

SECTOR.sk
6.5 / 10.0
SECTOR.sk
Branislav Koh�t

Top Critic

6.5 / 10.0
Feb 20, 2019

Even well-known manga heroes together can't assure fine entertainment in this fighting game. However it's still good to meet Goku, Luffy or Naruto.

Review in Slovak | Read full review

Everyeye.it
6.5 / 10.0
Everyeye.it
Gabriele Laurino

Top Critic

6.5 / 10.0
Feb 14, 2019

Jump Force is an ambitious fighting game that stumbles several times on itself, trying to overcome its predecessors and chasing other well-known exponents of the genre.

Review in Italian | Read full review

EGM
6.5 / 10.0
6.5 / 10.0
Feb 15, 2019

Jump Force is the kind of game that would usually just come and go due to how unimpressive and flawed of an effort it is, and it's more than likely that that's exactly what it is going to do. And yet, buried beneath all of the bad is some honest amount of good. It's almost a shame that Jump Force wasn't more of a mess in everything other than its 3-vs-3 fights, because the game would be a whole lot more enjoyable if we were able to laugh at its terribleness more often.

Read full review

Gamersky
6.5 / 10.0
6.5 / 10.0
Feb 28, 2019

Although I found a little happiness while playing this game, it is still not a good choice for Jump fans.

Review in Chinese | Read full review

ZTGD
6.5 / 10.0
6.5 / 10.0
Mar 1, 2019

Jump Force is not a bad fighting game. In fact, anime and manga fans will have a good time here even if they are a casual player of fighting games. The issue is that it is wrapped around a boring a tedious hub world for pretty much everything you do.

Read full review

IGN Middle East
6.5 / 10.0
6.5 / 10.0
Feb 18, 2019

Jump Force is primarily intended for fans of manga and anime

Review in Arabic | Read full review

Glitched Africa
6.5 / 10.0
6.5 / 10.0
Mar 26, 2019

Not even one of the best rosters in gaming could save Jump Force from its boring fighting system

Read full review

IGN
6.3 / 10.0
6.3 / 10.0
Feb 14, 2019

Jump Force is all flash and little substance. Even with a roster of 40 beloved characters, it fails to stick the landing.

Read full review

Merlin'in Kazanı
63 / 100
63 / 100
Feb 20, 2019

Jump Force unites big Shonen Jump series for fighting. However story and character is terrible. But if you are big anime or manga fan, you should play this game.

Review in Turkish | Read full review

IGN Italy
6.1 / 10.0
6.1 / 10.0
Feb 18, 2019

Jump Force is a very disappointing game and not only because of the choice to set the narrative on our planet. The low-deep combat system and the clumsy technical department outline a raw game, though full of interesting material to draw on. Paradoxically, the singular artistic direction is only the last of the problems of the game, which sees in its encyclopedic nature the only true good element.

Review in Italian | Read full review

Bazimag
6 / 10.0
6 / 10.0
Mar 1, 2019

Jump Force is a very mediocre game that almost all of its positive points are in its online mode. Weak story and visuals, almost destroyed this gift of Shonen Jump's anniversary.

Review in Persian | Read full review

Critical Hit
6 / 10.0
6 / 10.0
Feb 27, 2019

Jump Force is a stunning explosion of iconic manga characters across decades of publication, all wrapped up in a single package of over the top brawling that is decadent on the outside and ultimately hollow inside when cracked open.

Read full review

Geek Culture
6 / 10.0
6 / 10.0
Mar 6, 2019

Jump Force is a solid anime fighter in its own right, but ultimately falling flat with a significant lack of polish in many aspects make it stand out. If you’re not a fan of any of the Jump manga or anime, then best steer clear of this one.

Read full review

Game Informer
6 / 10.0
6 / 10.0
Feb 15, 2019

Seeing characters from different franchises fight one another is exciting, but the overall presentation drags the whole experience down

Read full review

Digitally Downloaded
Digitally Downloaded

Top Critic

Feb 26, 2019

Jump Force fulfils its central purpose - anime fighting - splendidly. Instead of focusing on that brilliance, the developers piled disconnected features from other games on top. With better utilisation of fanservice and context for the characters present, this could have gone down as Bandai Namco's best outing in the category, but the love still shines through.

Read full review

MonsterVine
3 / 5.0
3 / 5.0
Feb 22, 2019

Jump Force is an unfortunately messy anime fighter that doesn’t quite nail style or substance. While the gameplay can be fun for short periods at a time, the painfully rushed story and awful visuals make it difficult to recommend Jump Force to any but the most dedicated Jump fans

Read full review

SomHráč.sk
60%
60%
Feb 20, 2019

Behind the thick wall of frustration is hidden one of the most fluid battle systems of the current generation, however not even forty manga warriors were able to break through it. Jump Force should have been a pleasant tribute to the fighting genre, sadly in the end it loses on nearly every front.

Review in Czech | Read full review

Screen Rant
Feb 13, 2019

Jump Force is a beautiful mess of a fighting game, its huge roster and delightful gameplay surrounded by unnecessary structure and single player.

Read full review

Wccftech
6 / 10.0
6 / 10.0
Feb 14, 2019

Jump Force has major problems, but it can actually be really fun. It feels tedious when playing missions, and repetitive at times in combat. But using your favourite characters' abilities in battle remains fun throughout. It's going to be an acquired taste, but anime fans will actually find a lot to enjoy here. Just stick to the online play, where you can remain blissfully ignorant of the awful cutscenes and animation.

Read full review

PCMag
Feb 27, 2019

Jump Force makes combat its focus, giving you addictive, if unbalanced, manga-inspired gameplay at the expense of a compelling story. If you want to beat up your buddies with your favorite Shonen Jump character this is the game for you, but don't expect much else.

Read full review

GamesRadar+
Feb 15, 2019

An ambitious brawler that suffers from something of an identity crisis, Jump Force will nevertheless delight anime fans – especially those of a vintage who knows the more obscure characters included here. A bit more finesse on the controls, making them less complex and more responsive, would have elevated the whole experience greatly, as would a more coherent and polished story mode, but it's a solid enough experience with more than enough spectacle and strategy to satisfy. If you're looking for a dedicated fighter that will both test your skills and prove more accessible though, Bandai Namco's own Tekken or SoulCalibur are far better examples of the genre.

Read full review

Tech Advisor
Feb 22, 2019

The problem is that outside of the actual gameplay, everything else about Jump Force feels unfinished. The hub world is an utter disaster, the character creator feels flat, the roster is unbalanced, and you are almost guaranteed to give up on the story mode before you get to the end.

Read full review

Destructoid
6 / 10.0
6 / 10.0
Feb 13, 2019

Like the Dissidia series, Jump Force is something I'm going to be coming back to for random bits of fun throughout the years. The core is good, it's just let down by some odd design choices and an average campaign. This is an older brawler in an HD skin: if you want something more than that, look elsewhere.

Read full review

Hardcore Gamer
3 / 5.0
3 / 5.0
Feb 21, 2019

While it can be enjoyable, Jump Force's power level is nowhere near 9000.

Read full review

The Digital Fix
6 / 10.0
6 / 10.0
Mar 5, 2019

Jump Force isn't bad, it is instead mediocre. Instead of a huge celebration of Shonen Jump it instead feels like the kind of party nobody turned up to. It can be fun for a short while, but the lack of depth and strange cutscenes will quickly run that out.

Read full review

Leadergamer
Feb 27, 2019

We don't know what to say...

Review in Turkish | Read full review

Cultured Vultures
6 / 10.0
6 / 10.0
Feb 18, 2019

Jump Force, ultimately, is a title that doesn't do much to sway non-anime fans and will leave its faithful needing more, with its slow story pacing, uninspired combat and plenty of technical issues meaning its true potential may never be realised.

Read full review

Reno Gazette-Journal
6 / 10.0
6 / 10.0
Feb 20, 2019

Jump Force features a nice mix of characters from Shonen Jump's storied history of franchises for manga fans. The visuals feel a bit off for manga crossover and elements of the game feel quite rough around the edges. Gameplay is also a bit too simple but does make for some fast-paced action. Manga fans intrigued by dream matches between their favorite characters might still want to give this one a shot as this type of game doesn't come around often. Unlike many of the protagonists that show up in this game, however, Jump Force doesn't quite break its limits to realize its full potential.

Read full review

LevelUp
6 / 10.0
6 / 10.0
Feb 18, 2019

Hindered by a series of uninspired and questionable design choices, and little to no attention in key areas, Jump Force is a fun enough game manages to shine in brief, sporadic moments. A more bitter than sweet experience.

Review in Spanish | Read full review

Twinfinite
3 / 5.0
3 / 5.0
Feb 15, 2019

Everything outside of that core combat feels so wishy-washy and uninteresting, that I can't recommend Jump Force to anyone that doesn't have an immediate interest in anime. If these characters have been a huge part of your life, or you're familiar with a few of the series, you'll definitely enjoy it, but go in with some lowered expectations.

Read full review

GamingTrend
60 / 100
60 / 100
Feb 18, 2019

Jump Force is an interesting showcase for anime crossover fights. The story is very shallow and repetitive, but the combat is still enjoyable. Characters suffer from odd design choices, but the Japanese voice acting is great.

Read full review

GBAtemp
5.8 / 10.0
5.8 / 10.0
Feb 24, 2019

Jump Force is a game that promised so much but delivered so little. It's surprising that it achieved this despite recent anime/manga games faring so well and with such promising content.

Read full review

New Game Network
56 / 100
56 / 100
Feb 23, 2019

Jump Force is an exercise in wasted potential, which is a real shame considering the strong roster of characters and engaging worlds they all hail from. The combat is lackluster and repetitive, despite being punctuated by flashy iconic special moves. Heavy grind and boring mission structure turn saving the world into a chore.

Read full review

PC Gamer
55 / 100
55 / 100
Feb 19, 2019

An epic clash between the some of manga's most famous characters shouldn't be this dull, frankly.

Read full review

Gameplanet
5.5 / 10.0
5.5 / 10.0
Feb 19, 2019

Jump Force could have been another great fighter but is held back by dreadful animation, a tiresome main hub, questionable mechanics and a lackluster story. Fans looking for the next great thing in Anime Fighters will likely be left unimpressed and wanting.

Read full review

PlayStation Universe
5.5 / 10.0
5.5 / 10.0
Feb 16, 2019

Jump Force tries once again to bring characters from the most popular Shonan Jump franchises together, but once again fails to find balance with its characters and its mechanics. There is fun to be had, but when you dig deep into Jump Force it starts to show just how unpolished it truly is.

Read full review

TrueGaming
5.5 / 10.0
TrueGaming

Top Critic

5.5 / 10.0
Feb 14, 2019

If you're looking for competitive fighting games, then Jump Force isn't for you. But if Anime series has a special place in your heart, you may enjoy it despite its quirks. Though its pretty limited at what it does.

Review in Arabic | Read full review

PSX Brasil
55 / 100
55 / 100
Feb 20, 2019

Jump Force is a highly anticipated game, but it has not exceeded my expectations. I was fascinated with the amount of playable characters, but they don't have well-made models, and they don't demonstrate any lively emotion. It's frustrating that a game with so much potential was launched with so many aspects to be improved. About the fighting, the commands are easy but the inputlag is huge and disrupts the gameplay.

Review in Portuguese | Read full review

God is a Geek
5.5 / 10.0
5.5 / 10.0
Feb 27, 2019

Jump Force wanted to be something for every anime fan, but while there's plenty of fan service there just isn't enough substance to proceedings.

Read full review

CGMagazine
5.5 / 10.0
5.5 / 10.0
Feb 14, 2019

Jump Force fails to hit the mark with a total lack of care in terms of everything outside of its decent fighting mechanics

Read full review

Niche Gamer
5.5 / 10.0
5.5 / 10.0
Mar 1, 2019

Jump Force is a hard pass from me, which really is a shame, as I was hoping for so much more from a game of this pedigree.

Read full review

COGconnected
50 / 100
50 / 100
Feb 15, 2019

Unfortunately, Jump Force feels like an unfinished game that had a lot of potential and cause for celebration riding on it

Read full review

GameMAG
5 / 10
GameMAG

Top Critic

5 / 10
Feb 19, 2019

Jump Force is another primitive product created to make some quick cash on most loyal fans.

Review in Russian | Read full review

Impulsegamer
2.5 / 5.0
Impulsegamer
John Werner

Top Critic

2.5 / 5.0
Feb 24, 2019

Jump Force is the perfect example of good intentions with poor execution. I personally feel sorry for diehard fans who were really looking forward to a game that had so much potential. Unfortunately, all anyone got was a box of disappointment and relentless loading times. As a whole, Jump Force comes off half baked and unfulfilling. I honestly wish I had more good things to say about this game but even now I'm hard pressed. The most positive thing I can say about this game is that it could be a starting point for a brand new series of games. Even though this game is in dire need of fixing, I have hopes that redemption can be made with a solid sequel if done right.

Read full review

VideoGamer
5 / 10
VideoGamer
Mike Harradence

Top Critic

5 / 10
Feb 18, 2019

Jump Force has all the ingredients of an epic manga crossover, but fails to execute them in a memorable way

Read full review

PCGamesN
5 / 10
PCGamesN
Jack Ridsdale

Top Critic

5 / 10
Feb 20, 2019

Despite having 50 years of legacy to work from, this manga mash-up feels like a rush job. The combat offers basic fun, but as a complete package, Jump Force is a flop.Jack Ridsdale

Read full review

Push Square
5 / 10
5 / 10
Feb 15, 2019

Jump Force can be fun with friends when you're just looking for a quick and easy scrap, but as a celebration of all things Jump, it's a borderline embarrassment. Thanks to a truly egregious art style and comically bad story presentation, this is an accessible and often fun crossover brawler let down by its disappointingly shoddy packaging. Ultimately, it's difficult not to feel as though all of these classic manga and anime properties deserve much better than Jump Force.

Read full review

Windows Central
Feb 14, 2019

Obvious shortcuts doom what could have been one of the best anime fighters yet.

Read full review

TrueAchievements
Feb 26, 2019

Jump Force somehow only achieves mediocrity at best despite the star power found on its roster and the potential that comes with that cast. The characters are indeed faithfully recreated, stylish abilities and all, but nothing feels seamless.

Read full review

DualShockers
5 / 10.0
5 / 10.0
Feb 15, 2019

Jump Force is a tremendous disappointment that almost completely wastes the potential of its vast cast of characters.

Read full review

PlayStation Galaxy
5 / 10.0
5 / 10.0
Feb 13, 2019

Shounen Jump created this game in celebration of their 50th year anniversary and many of us were definitely at least interested in it and some couldn't help but be overly excited over it. The theory and potential were definitely there, I just don't know what happened to the execution, delivery, and passion though. For all we know it could be hidden in Kakashi's mouth if we're lucky. Jump Force is not a bad game, nor was it a good game, but definitely a disappointing game in my opinion.

Read full review

Saudi Gamer
2.5 / 5.0
2.5 / 5.0
Feb 14, 2019

Promising collection of manga and anime characters but quite disappointing as a fighting game

Review in Arabic | Read full review

Geek Culture Podcast
5 / 10.0
5 / 10.0
Mar 2, 2019

Being able to use unorthodox characters like Yami from Yu-Gi-Oh! is certainly quite unique, but Jump Force’s barren world barely takes advantage of these opportunities due to lacking gameplay and what feels like too much of a ripoff of Dragon Ball Xenoverse without bringing anything refreshing to the table.

Read full review

Gameblog
5 / 10
5 / 10
Feb 14, 2019

There's no ease way to put it: Jump Force is a massive disappointment. The game should be an epic celebration of 50 years of legendary characters and stories. What we're left with is a dated game that looks like a cheap cash grab. Goku, Naruto, Luffy and friends deserve so much better.

Review in French | Read full review

GearNuke
5 / 10.0
5 / 10.0
Feb 16, 2019

Jump Force was a game I was really looking forward to playing this year. Being a huge fan of the Xenoverse games like you may have guessed already judging by the number of times I mentioned them, Jump Force takes that formula and tries to fit the square peg in a round hole.

Read full review

Xbox Achievements
50%
50%
Feb 18, 2019

Boasting a roster of great Shonen Jump characters and a decent fighting game at its core, Jump Force forgets all of the other elements that you'd ordinarily take for granted. Fans might find something here to enjoy, but anyone who doesn't know their Frieza from their Vegeta might do well to steer clear.

Read full review

BaziCenter
5 / 10
5 / 10
Feb 18, 2019

Considering Bandai Namco's experience in creating fighting titles, Jump Force is a disappointing release that is not worthy of WSJ magazine's name.

Review in Persian | Read full review

SA Gamer
5 / 10.0
SA Gamer
Paul Roux
5 / 10.0
Feb 21, 2019

What should have been a glorious celebration of Weekly Shōnen Jump lands up just being a largely mediocre experience. Jump Force has its opportunities to shine but it never gets to carry those through. We're left with a game that has some enjoyable combat but is marred by some other design choices. If the game is about the clashing of various Jump universes clashing, they should have probably set it in the universe where Jump Force gets to shine.

Read full review

Digital Chumps
4.3 / 10.0
4.3 / 10.0
Feb 14, 2018

Jump Force, released in February to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Shonen Jump manga, brings together many recognizable anime characters. Though it is a good effort to commemorate 50 years of one of the most iconic manga magazines, its awkward control scheme, poor hub-world design, and subpar story leaves much to be desired.

Read full review

Metro GameCentral
4 / 10
4 / 10
Feb 15, 2019

A crossover between the world's most famous manga characters results in a peculiarly underdeveloped fighter, with an especially disappointing story mode.

Read full review

MSPoweruser
4 / 10.0
4 / 10.0
Feb 19, 2019

Jump Force isn’t a game worth playing unless it meets two criteria: you’re really into all of its anime representations and you can find it quite cheap. At $60, Jump Force is a horrid interpretation of the anime industry’s signature publisher.

Read full review

We Got This Covered
Feb 25, 2019

Jump Force doesn't even come close to the standard of quality that Shonen Jump fans would expect. Its many missteps, from the creepy visuals to basic design shortcomings tarnishes the experience at every turn. This one should be avoided at all costs.

Read full review

Pardis Game
4 / 10.0
4 / 10.0
Feb 21, 2019

Explain it in plain English even though all of us speak Japanese

Review in Persian | Read full review

Daily Star
Feb 23, 2019

Jump Force is best enjoyed by separating it from the story entirely. It isn’t worth your time to invest in this half-baked storyline with its soulless characters and poor plot.

Read full review

PlayStation LifeStyle
3 / 10.0
3 / 10.0
Feb 14, 2019

I was really hopeful in the lead up to Jump Force, because I love most of these characters, and the set dressing for the concept is often very cool. The visual style was even something I thought I was getting used to as the character reveals rolled in. But once the game was in my hands, reality struck me like a Detroit Smash and what I had before me was a mess. Jump Force is ugly, janky, confusing, and far too simple. It does what other games have already done before, but with far less confidence or success. It tries to hide its misgivings behind cool special moves and motion blur, but fails at that too. It's a total swing and miss, but hopefully just a bump in the road for Shonen Jump games in the long run.

Read full review

TheSixthAxis
3 / 10
3 / 10
Feb 14, 2019

Crossover games are nothing new to Bandai Namco or Shonen Jump, so it surprises and disappoints me to see that none of the good aspects or successful mechanics of these previous games made their way into Jump Force at all. Jump Force is a visual mess, It lacks the fun and charm that a wild crossover like this should embrace, and It's just a technical mess from top to bottom. Jump Force is a huge celebration of some of the most iconic manga in history, but it fails to do any of them justice.

Read full review

Game Revolution
Feb 14, 2019

There isn't much nice to be said about Jump Force. Other than being a crossover title with some pretty special moves, there isn't anything to applaud here. The fighting is repetitive and dull, the infrastructure is more annoying than entertaining, and it's a gigantic disappointment from start to finish. Not only do the franchises represented deserve better than this, but it's an awful way to celebrate the manga giant's 50th anniversary.

Read full review

TechRaptor
2 / 10.0
2 / 10.0
Feb 22, 2019

Jump Force brings together some of Mangas biggest and best characters and instead of making you feel powerful leaves you fighting bad gameplay, an aggravating plot, and your own patience. Even big Shonen Jump fans may want to avoid this one...

Read full review

DigitalCentralMedia
19%
19%
Feb 13, 2019

For a game with such potential Jump Force is a colossal blunder and a rushed mess. The visuals and art style is atrocious, the gameplay lacks any kind of depth, and the animations are horrific. Overall Jump Force is a huge disappointment.

Read full review