Melty Blood: Type Lumina Revealed for PS4, Xbox One, & Switch

Thursday, March 25th, 2021

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Melty Blood: Type Lumina | Announcement

In volume 13 of TYPE-MOON Ace, the next installment in the Melty Blood fighting game franchise was announcedMelty Blood: Type Lumina is a “what-if” scenario that takes place before the events of Tsukihime Remake. Because of this, Sion, a character featured in previous games in the series, will not be appearing.

Melty Blood: Type Lumina is scheduled to launch worldwide in 2021 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch with rollback netcode. French Bread, developers of the previous games in the series and Under Night In-Birth, are working on the game. DELiGHTWORKS, the developers of Fate/Grand Order, are also involved in the game’s development.

So far, 4 playable characters have been confirmed. The 4 characters are as follows:

  • Shiki Tohno (CV. Ryousuke Kanemoto)
  • Arcueid Brunestud (CV. Ikumi Hasegawa)
  • Ciel (CV. Kaede Hondo)
  • Akiha Tohno (CV. Shino Shimoji)

You can check out scans of their character profiles below.

Melty Blood: Type Lumina launches worldwide in 2021 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch. Its official website is and its official Twitter handle is @MB_Lumina. Both are not active yet, as they both only say “COMING SOON” when going to either link.

Are you excited for the return of this fighting game series?

Big thanks to @BananaShiki and @KaroshiMyriad for the news, translations, and magazine scans.

About Patrick Aguda

Patrick is an avid fan of both video games and anime. He has been a fan of anime since his older sister introduced him to the genre when he was younger. He grew up watching shows such as Cardcaptor Sakura, Digimon Adventure, Gundam Wing, Dragon Ball Z, Tenchi Muyo and Yu Yu Hakusho. His favorite games include Persona 3 Portable, Steambot Chronicles and the .hack//G.U. trilogy. He strongly believes that Sinon, Maki and Mash are best girls.