In any major gaming corporation, there are always instances where the PR divisions and the business divisions aren’t chatting with each other. Sometimes, this works to gamers benefits with unintentional leaks — and it appears that is what we got, with new images of Dragon Quest and Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure being debuted in a Jump Force Instagram advertisement. Whoops!
News comes from many Instagram users who are reportedly seeing the same screens. In a push for advertising, publisher Bandai Namco is pushing across one of the world’s largest social media sites. What they didn’t expect was to leak a few unannounced characters, principally Dai from Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai and Jotaro Kujo from Jojo’s Bizarre Adventures.
While first rumors of these images seemed to be chucked aside as a bad photoshop, an ad-hoc confirmation started to piece together as more people began seeing the ad:
Jump Force ~Two Additional Characters Leaked via Instagram Ad
Dai from Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai and Jotaro Kujo from the Jojo's Bizarre Adventure series pic.twitter.com/1nfiniAxqr
— AllGamesDelta (@AllGamesDelta_) January 19, 2019
Its official after multiple researches and getting sent it myself through instagram since you can share ads…
Dai from DRAGON QUEST: THE ADVENTURE OF DAI
Jotaro Kujo from the JOJO'S BIZARRE ADVENTURE series
Join JUMP FORCE!!! pic.twitter.com/i36e0MupMe
— NI・NII (ニニー) TPN (@NiniiSpangle) January 19, 2019
This also extended to people seeing the advertisement on Facebook:
For anyone who wants to see the total picture, a merged version can be seen below:
For those of you out of the loop of both of these characters, he originates in Doragon Kuesuto: Dai no Daibōken (or Dragon Quest: The Adventures of Dai) — a 27 volume manga that ran between 1989 and 1996. Meanwhile, Jotaro Kujo is one of the most recurring characters of the JoJo Bizarre Adventure series, taking up the role as a protagonist of the Stardust Crusaders.
In other Jump Force news, we got to see the addition of Boruto, Kaguya, Gaara, and Kakashi in the last couple of days. Before that, we saw the inclusion of special interactions that will be peppered throughout the game, as seen most notably in new Aizen gameplay footage. Oh, and lest we not forget that Bandai Namco and fast food giant Wendy’s (jokingly) confirmed the Wendy’s mascot during National Roast Day.
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