- 8th installment of the franchise
- A total of 79 characters yielding 11 of the most dangerous 2D fighting teams ever assembled plus hidden boss characters.
- Introducing 10 beautifully rendered 3D battle stages
- Features the new "Multi-Shift" system, allowing the free substitution of teammates during battles.
- Select your team leader with the new "Tactical Leader System"
- Thirteen extreme 2D fighting teams with 5 bonus characters to unlock
- Revives the extremely popular 3 on 3 battle format
- Upgraded Max-On Power System
- Over-the-top Super Special Moves to cause extreme damage