Chaos Bringer Beelzebub and Narmaya are now available as Granblue Fantasy: Versus' first DLC characters

Don't you think we're moving a little too fast?

Posted by Dakota 'DarkHorse' Hills • March 3, 2020 at 1:29 p.m. PST

Granblue Fantasy: Versus was first shown off to the world in late 2018, and one of the game's biggest detractors leading up to its release for quite some time was its small launch roster of only 11 characters. Now, that number is up to 13, but it'll cost you.

Chaos Bringer Beelzebub and Narmaya were also made available with the North American launch of Granblue Fantasy: Versus with the Character Pass 1 — although you can get one of them without spending any extra money.

In the spin-off fighting game's story, Beelzebub serves as the main antagonist alongside Belial, so it's fairly fitting that you can unlock the Primal Beast character by completing the main quest of RPG Mode.

This move is quite similar to how Dragon Ball FighterZ offered Super Saiyan Blue Goku and Vegeta as unlockable characters which could be purchased to obtain right away although they weren't included with the FighterZ pass — also both Arc System Works developed titles.

For those who have already seen him in RPG Mode or Arcade, it'll immediately jump out that Bubs is a much more tame version of his boss mode self which is to be expected though he does still retain some version of those moves.

The sealed being can summon a whole row of projectiles to fire off along with his scythe spinning special, a gravity well to pull people towards him and his barrier that works as his reversal move. Oh and his air special gives him a divekick too.

Narmaya, on the other hand, is Granblue's first stance-switching character who can sheath / unsheathe her sword to give her entirely different sets of normals and specials by pressing her unique skill button.

There's probably some comparison to be made here between her and someone like Vergil from Marvel vs. Capcom 3 since some of her moves kinda line up well.

Instead of a fireball, Narmaya can perform a quick little judgement cut while in sheathed stance which has some ridiculous range. she also has a spinning overhead and dashing slash special to also present.

Just don't forget to hit an attack button again during her Skybound Arts otherwise nothing will happen.

The Character Pass is available for $29.99 USD which includes Narmaya, Beelzebub and three more characters coming later. Narmaya by herself is priced at $6.99 while Beelzebub is only $2.99 individually.

Since the pass doesn't seem to include anything special beyond the character sets and a buff Vyrn lobby avatar, you can seemingly save $2 if you were to unlock Beelzebub from RPG Mode and then purhcase the other four individually. If they're the same price as Narmaya, they will total about $28.

Both characters include their own RPG Mode quests, a lobby avatar, icon and also a code for the original mobile game.

If you've been paying attention and are curious about the naming situation, the English website, videos and social media posts have always referred to the character as Chaos Bringer. That name is never uttered in the actual game itself, however, as he's always referred to as the hooded man / Beelzebub — or Bubs for short.

You can find the new character trailers for Narmaya and Beelzebub below.

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