Project Lumina has announced that two free DLC characters are on their way to Melty Blood: Type Lumina. Both Mash Kyrielight and Neco-Arc will be made available in the game sometime this Summer, and we also learned that all characters up to the fourth set will be made available for free as well.

Along with that news, Project Lumina also revealed that a special sale is underway for Melty Blood: Type Lumina, making it the perfect time to pick up this game. You can check out the official announcement for the DLC characters and the limited-time sale below.

■ Introducing the Third Free Set of New Playable Characters, Mash Kyrielight and Neco-Arc!

We have announced plans to add new playable characters, Mash Kyrielight and Neco-Arc! Both Mash Kyrielight and Neco-Arc will be available this summer as our third free set of playable characters! New character stories and battle stages will also be added alongside the playable characters.

The release date and other details will be announced at a later date.

Mash Kyrielight comes from the Fate/Grand Order universe to make her first appearance in Melty Blood: Type Lumina!

A familiar face from previous Melty Blood titles, Neco-Arc returns with next-generation animation! Keep an eye out for further updates to find out their battle styles and roles in the story!


Lumi-Arc, a cat awakened to the new power of “Re:make” descends on Souya!

—Battle Characteristics

A comical trickster that disrupts the battlefield with luck-dependent moves.

Neco-Arc is a unique character that disrupts the battlefield with highly-random moves, using a wide variety of tricky moves in battles. Luck is key to victories for her, and she can use powerful moves or summon helpers when it’s on her side! Both her player and opponent will have to adapt to suddenly-shifting circumstances. She has limited reach, so it takes some ingenuity to land attacks on opponents. Battles will come down to playing the field as it becomes more lively with hordes of cats or attacks by her friends. Keep an eye out for her comedic moves, which include lots of humorous elements!

Mash Kyrielight

A pure-hearted demi-servant who encountered an unknown UMA by chance on a journey to restore her humanity.

—Battle Characteristics

A standard fighter with a massive shield she uses to block attacks and pressure her opponents.

Mash Kyrielight is an in-fighter who uses her “Round Table Shield” in battles. Mash has a lot of straightforward, simple-to-use moves and standard tools, making her an ideal character for fighting game beginners. Many of her moves involve blocking with her massive shield while charging, making her excel in a battle style that can close gaps and take the offensive even against resistance. Her massive shield is also powerful on the offensive, and has a decent reach. Her moves have various effective distances, making her approach powerful when used properly.

■ All Additional Characters up to the Fourth Set will be Available for Free

The company has decided to release the upcoming four playable characters for Melty Blood: Type Lumina free updates! The third set of new playable characters is scheduled for release this summer, and the fourth set this coming winter. Be sure to stick around for even more updates!

■ On Sale on Consoles

There is also a sale underway on PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and Xbox One at this time. Please see below for the sale period. Starting times and sale periods may vary by region.

Nintendo Switch

Sale Period in Japan, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and South Korea: July 21, 2022, 00:00 ~ August 16, 2022, 23:59

*Times are JST for Japan, KST for South Korea, HKT for Hong Kong, and local times for Europe. Sale Period in United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, and Peru: July 28, 2022, 00:00 to August 16, 2022, 23:59 PDT

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