Frequently Asked Questions

Please find the answers to the more frequently asked questions below.  Still having a problem? Then email us at support@blackandwhitebushido.com


How do I play?
Black & White Bushido is an arena fighting game between light and shadow samurai. Battle for control of the light or the dark in multiple arenas, hiding from your foes and striking when they least expect it. We recommend that this game is played with a controller!
What are the different game modes?
There are three different game modes:
  • Challenge Mode (Single Player Only), where you capture flags and complete objectives to gain as high a score as possible.
  • Deathmatch (1-4 Players), the first team to score the set amount of kills wins.
  • Capture the Flag (1-4 Players), teams compete to turn the arena to their team’s colour by capturing flags, the first team to get the whole level to their colour wins!
  • Is there a difference between the characters?
    The differences between characters are purely cosmetic - there is no statistical advantage to any of the characters.
    What are Boosters & how do I use them?
    Boosters are pickups spread around a level that give players an edge in combat when used. Use booster by pressing B/Circle (controller) or “/” on a Keyboard.  
    What types of boosters are available?
  • Smoke Bombs - Enables the player to teleport back to a spot in the level on command!
  • Caltrops - Enemies caught in these spikes have their movement slowed and renders them unable to perform any dash attacks or jumps for a short time!
  • Shuriken - Throw a shuriken in any direction! Careful though, it's a one-hit kill!
  • How do I get coins and what can I spend them on?
    You can collect coins from Teddy, just jump into him as he floats past to collect them! You can also get coins by completing missions, you can see what your current one is on the home screen.


    Where can I play the game?
    The game is currently available on Steam (PC and Mac), Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch!
    How much does the game cost?
    The game is currently available for £6.99 in the UK Steam store.
    What are the system requirements?
    To play the game, we can recommend the following minimum system requirements.   PC MINIMUM: OS: Windows 7 Processor: DirectX 8 1.2GHz processor Memory: 2 GB RAM Storage: 300 MB available space MAC MINIMUM: OS: 10.10 Processor: 1.6 GHz processor Memory: 2 GB RAM Storage: 300 MB available space
    Is the game recommended for children?
    Black & White Bushido is currently rated PEGI 12 and is therefore recommended for a plus 12 audience.
    How many players can play?
    Black and White Bushido supports 1-4 players, locally and online.