The fairy tales-themed season introduces new weapons, Featured Battle, Online Tournament, Beginners Campaign, and more!

TOKYO, Japan - March 25, 2020 - Hear ye, hear ye! GungHo Online Entertainment (GOE) hath released a bounty of storybook whimsy and bubble-popping action with Season 5 of Ninjala! New Gum Weapons, Shinobi Cards, fairy tales-themed costumes, and a wealth of other goodies are available now.

Hence forth, players can look forward to the following in Season 5:

  • Ninjala Beginners Campaign, a new event that includes a “Beginners Login Bonus” of 1000 Jala, a 55% off “Beginners Sale” discount on Story Pack Chapter 1 and 2, and a new tutorial story chapter called the “Tale for Ninjala Beginners.”
    • Players who complete this tutorial will receive various rewards including costumes, Ninja Medals, and Gumball Machine Coins for the new ‘Coin Gacha.’
  • New costumes based on Little Red Riding Hood, Puss in Boots, Sun Wukong, Rapunzel, Pinocchio, Princess Kaguya, and more.
  • New Gum WeaponsShinobuzz Paper Fan, GR8 Gear, and ASAKUSA Wheel—that take existing weapons and put a twist on them with a combination of Gum Ninjutsu, Special, and Gum Shoots.
    • For example, GR8 Gear is a hammer-type weapon with the Gum Launcher as its Gum Shoot.
  • Strike Big, a new Shinobi Card, which allows players to start a battle with a Big Weapon but resets when the player is KO’d or the weapon breaks.
  • Online Tournament, a new mode, that lets players duke it out in Ranked Battles to be crowned the victor! The first tournament will be held in collaboration with Nissin U.F.O. Yakisoba, in which players will compete on an event-exclusive ladder to earn a special IPPON Decoration, a limited edition emote, Gumball Machine coins, and Ninja Medals.
    • All players who participate will receive a special IPPON Decoration.
  • Ninjala Striker, a new Featured Battle, where players split into two teams of four and attack a giant ball to knock it into the enemies’ goal. The team with the most goals wins, and if teams have the same goal count, KOs and IPPONs will break the tie.
    • After every victory, players have a chance to win the Soccer Soldier Cap
    • Ninjala Striker is available for the first three weekends of Season 5.
  • Even more in-game events, like the new “GOEMON Matsuri”, another Loot Battle Matsuri, more Ninjala Pass Matsuri, and some exciting surprises!

Additionally, a new card set, Ninjala Collection Card Volume 1+, is now available for pre-order. These cards follow the “Fairy Tales'' theme, with various fairy tale motifs, and can be used to unlock mini-games by scanning them with a Joy-Con controller.

Review codes for Story Pack Chapter 1 and 2 are available upon request. Please email for codes.

Press assets for the game can be found here.

To learn more about Ninjala, visit the official website, Twitter, Facebook, or YouTube.

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