Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid last edited by Nes on 04/13/21 10:27AM View full history

Overview

Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid is a sci-fi fighting game developed and digitally published by nWay for the Xbox One and Nintendo Switch on March 26, 2019. It was later released for the PlayStation 4 on April 2, 2019 and for the PC on September 24, 2019. A version for the Google Stadia is in development.

Based on the studio's previous adaptation of the Power Rangers series (the 2017 mobile game Power Rangers: Legacy Wars), Battle for the Grid is a traditional fighting game with tag-team mechanics similar to the Marvel vs. Capcom series. It also features a unique "Mega Assist" system where players choose a colossal character (namely the series' Zords) to assist them from off-screen, and complete cross-platform multiplayer and progression support (with PS4 support added on February 5, 2020).

While most of the playable characters are based on the original Mighty Morphin Power Rangers series (and its recent comic book spin-off), the game features characters from different eras of the Power Rangers timeline. Additional characters were added as post-release DLC (with a Season Pass system), including guest characters from Capcom's Street Fighter series.

The PS4 and Switch versions of the game received a limited-edition physical release by Limited Run on June 10, 2019. Along with the standard version, a "Mega Edition" was released with a bonus steelbook and other goodies.

Gameplay

Mega Assists

Characters

The game's original release included nine playable characters, with three alternate appearances as pre-order and Collector's Edition bonuses. Additional characters and alternate appearances were later added as downloadable content.

Base Game

  • Tommy Oliver - As the "Green Ranger" from Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. Has two alternate variants: "Green Ranger V2" from Power Rangers: Legacy Wars (as a pre-order bonus) and "White Ranger" (as a part of the Season 2 Pass).
  • Goldar - From Mighty Morphin Power Rangers.
  • Lord Drakkon - From Mighty Morphin Power Rangers (alternate canon). Has an alternate "EVO II" variant as part of the Digital Collector's Edition.

Post-Release DLC

Season 1 Pass

Also includes the alternate "Red Ranger w/ Dragon Shield" skin for Jason Lee Scott.

  • Lord Zedd - From Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. Added on August 6, 2019.

Season 2 Pass

Also includes the alternate "White Ranger" skin for Tommy Oliver.

  • Eric Myers - As the "Quantum Ranger" from Power Rangers Time Force. Added on October 25, 2019.

Season 3 Pass

Also includes the alternate "Phantom Beast King" skin for Dai Shi.

  • Robert 'RJ' James - As the "Wolf Ranger" from Power Rangers Jungle Fury. Added on July 14, 2020.
  • Scorpina - From Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. Added on December 8, 2020.

Other

  • Dragon Armor Trini - From Mighty Morphin Power Rangers (alternate canon). Released for free on April 30, 2019.
  • Chun-Li - As the "Blue Phoenix Ranger" from Power Rangers: Legacy Wars. Guest character from the Street Fighter franchise. Upcoming.

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