Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm has been released this week in North America and Europe to the delight of all Naruto fans: the game features an impressive character roster and a polished gameplay experience, allowing gamers to play through the most recent happenings in the manga and anime series.
Unfortunately some characters couldn’t be included into the game, like Edo Kage, Kinkaku, Ginkaku and the six Ninja Swordsmen of the Mist. Namco Bandai Games Europe has posted a new FAQ on their website confirming that the characters aren’t playable and that it’s going to be impossible to add them as DLC characters.
The game is still going to get some minor DLC content in the near future: together with the in-game costumes, more extra costumes for all characters will be released. No other type of DLC extra content is going to release for the game.
With the series going so strong, there’s a high chance that another game will be released in the future, including the missing characters. As of now Naruto fans can only enjoy what’s included in Ultimate Ninja Storm 3: there’s so much content already that they won’t be feeling too disappointed by the lack of these characters.