Bandi Namco Entertainment Europe, worldwide family entertainment publisher Outright Games, and UK based development studio Funsolve, in collaboration with Sony Pictures, have announced that Jumanji: The Video Game is now available on Playstation® 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One and PC Digital for $39.99. Watch the brand new Jumanji: The Video Game launch trailer featuring the voice of Rhys Darby as your guide.

Follow the wise words of your intrepid guide Nigel and head off for adventure in this brand new 3D action adventure game that sees players take on the role of Jumanji's greatest heroes, Dr. Smolder Bravestone, Ruby Roundhouse, Franklin "Mouse" Finbar and Professor Shelly Oberon as they fight their way through waves of deadly marauders and dangerous, exotic creatures.

Team up with friends in online or split-screen modes as you seek to find the precious Jewels of Jumanji taking on deadly enemies to save the world and find a way home. Hunt for Jumanji board pieces in the jungles, dodge deadly traps in underground catacombs and fight your way through winding city alleyways. Choose your hero and use their unique abilities and weapons to survive the unpredictable and fantastical world of Jumanji.

"The day has finally come to release Jumanji: The Video Game into the wild and we couldn't be more excited," said Outright Games CEO Terry Malham. "Since the beginning of the project we've been dedicated to bringing the fun filled, epic adventure from these iconic films to our video game and can't wait for the world to be part of the action."

Jumanji: The Video Game is based on the wildly successful Sony Pictures film franchise that began in 1995 with the original Jumanji and has gone on to produce the worldwide hit Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle in 2017 as well as its highly anticipated sequel Jumanji: The Next Level releasing this December.

Unite in adventureand laughter in the action-packed gameof Jumanji, as you try to survive the ultimate challenge for those seeking to leave their world behind!Only you and three teammates can recover the JEWELSand save Jumanji. So get online, gather friends for split-screen play, or go alone with AI companions. There's an army of evil marauders to take on, deadly beasts and traps to dodge, and cool customizations to unlock. And with heroes Dr. Bravestone, Ruby, Mouse, and Prof. Oberon as your avatars, you know you've got the unique abilities -and hilarious failings -to save the day!

  • Key Features:
  • • RETURN TO THE JUNGLE - Play as movie heroes Dr. Bravestone, Ruby, Mouse, and Prof. Shelley in a hilarious new 3D action adventure
  • • TEAM UP -In online or split-screen modes, work together with up to three friends or AI teammates to defeat enemies, survive deadly traps, and save the world
  • • DANGEROUS LOCATIONS -The world of Jumanji gets bigger with beautiful but deadly new mountain, city and jungle environments
  • • ENDLESS ADVENTURE -As you hone your skills and strategies, and unlock new outfits and weapon styles, no two rounds of Jumanji are ever the same!

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Jumanji: The Video Game runs on Unreal Engine 4 and releases today worldwide (December 6th in Australia & New Zealand) for PlayStation, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC Digital. The game is available to buy at Gamestop, Walmart, Amazon and available to rent from Redbox.

Online multiplayer is available from launch on PC and Xbox One. There will be a console patch deployed soon this November that activates online functionality for Playstation 4.

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