Review: NARUTO X BORUTO Ultimate Ninja STORM CONNECTIONS Explained to Parents (Preview)

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What parents need to know

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Naruto anime, the NARUTO X BORUTO Ultimate Ninja STORM CONNECTIONS game is coming very soon, precisely on November 17, 2023.

This action game offers two story modes and one combat mode. The first story mode focuses on the battles between Naruto and Sasuke. The second story mode follows the adventures of Boruto Uzumaki, who finds himself involved in an epic battle for the future of the world. In the first story mode, cutscenes from the anime highlight key moments in the rivalry between Naruto and Sasuke.

In addition to these two story modes, NARUTO X BORUTO Ultimate Ninja STORM CONNECTIONS allows the players to compete against others online and to choose a fighter amongst the 130+ playable characters. Cosmetic customization items can be acquired as rewards after battles. For the sake of accessibility, Simple mode makes it easier for less experienced players to perform ninjutsu combos.

The minimum age recommendation for this game is still pending, but it is intended to be suitable for both teenage and adult audiences.

To learn more about Naruto/Boruto video games, see this article.


Release date: 17 November 2023
Developer: CyberConnect2 Co., Ltd.
Publisher: Bandai Namco Entertainment
Available on: Steam PC, Nintendo Switch, Playstation 4, Playstation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series
Available format: Physical and digital
Game genre: Combat, Action, Adventure
Themes covered: Action, Ninja, Anime, Combat
Text languages: German, English, Simplified chinese, Traditional chinese, Korean, Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese, Russian,
Voice languages: German, English, Spanish, French, Japanese, Portuguese,

Number of local players: 1
Number of online players: 2

Level of experience required

Age 3+ 7+ 12+ 16+ 18+

NARUTO X BORUTO Ultimate Ninja STORM CONNECTIONS is a fighting game, so it features animated violence, which is quite cartoonish. Characters exchange blows, cast combat spells, and can summon fantastical creatures to attack their opponents.

NARUTO X BORUTO Ultimate Ninja STORM CONNECTIONS is a fighting game in which the execution of combos is important. It does, however, offer a Simple mode to be accessible to a wider audience.

One can choose amongst six editions of NARUTO X BORUTO Ultimate Ninja STORM CONNECTIONS to purchase. Each one offers additional content and/or physical items. The editions of the game are as follows: Standard, Ultimate, Collector’s, Premium Collector, Sound Ultimate Bundle, and Deluxe.

In addition to the game, players can purchase season passes and special costumes for characters.

Online Game Modes

Players can compete against each other in 1-1 online battles.

Expansions/Add-ons (DLC)

No expansion has been announced.