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Bandai Namco Goes All In On Comic-Con With A Full Lineup Of Upcoming Titles Coming To San Diego

Including Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon, Tekken 8, Naruto x Boruto Ultimate Ninja Storm Connections, Sandland, and more

With a writers’ strike already here and an actor strike possibly on the horizon according to Deadline, San Diego Comic-Con is getting more on games as Bandai Namco has announced a massive lineup of game demos attendees will be able to play at this month’s annual event including Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon, Tekken 8, Naruto x Boruto Ultimate Ninja Storm Connections, Sandland, and Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2.

In addition to attendees getting their hands on these anticipated Bandai Namco titles, the publisher is also offering a variety of gameplay activations, experiential installations, photo ops, and swag at Comic-Con which is set to happen around the San Diego Convention Center from July 20th through the 23rd. Check out the full details below of where Bandai Namco is hosting its booths at San Diego Comic-Con.

At the San Diego Convention Center (Badge Required):

  • Sand Land (Booth #3729) – Enter a recreation of a vehicle from the game and go hands-on with the first-ever playable demo of Sand Land, a new action RPG from Bandai Namco based on the classic manga from Akira Toriyama, creator of Dragon Ball and Dr. Slump.
  • Naruto x Boruto Ultimate Ninja Storm Connections (Booth #129) – Pose with a Naruto statue and play recently announced characters in a recreation of the Hidden Leaf Village food stand for this action fighting game celebrating the anime’s 20th anniversary.
  • Panel Room Activations – In addition to the game, San Diego Comic-Con is hosting a worldwide premiere of Sand Land‘s upcoming film, plus Bandai Namco is hosting a panel for Tekken 8 with more panels to be revealed at a later date

At the San Diego Wine & Culinary Center (located at 200 W Harbor Drive – Suite 120):

  • Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon – Pilots wanted! The battle over Rubicon 3 and its valuable resource Coral is in need of capable pilot recruits. In this exciting experiential activation for the upcoming action game from FromSoftware (Elden Ring, Bloodborne, Dark Souls), prospective pilots can test their reflexes with a series of challenges and pose with a life-size Armored Core mech.
  • Tekken 8 – “Fist Meets Fate” in San Diego! Comic-Con attendees will experience a fully immersive Tekken installation with artwork, a non-alcoholic beverage station, DJ, cosplayers, temporary tattoos, playable stations, and more.

At the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina Terrace:

  • Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 – Try out a host of new characters in this acclaimed game, including those who made their debut in the latest Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero movie with Gamma 1, Gamma 2, Orange Piccolo, and Gohan (Beast).