Blade Arcus from Shining EX (ブレードアークス・フロム・シャイニング・イーエックス) was released on November 26, 2015 for the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4, adding new characters.
The game was ported to Steam with online lobbies added on July 28, 2016 under the title Blade Arcus from Shining: Battle Arena.
The game is played using an 8-directional joystick and four buttons. Three buttons, designated A, B, C, correspond respectively to the light, medium, and heavy attacks. The fourth, designated D, is used for the Support Link. Players select two characters to form a tag-team pairing. They control their primary characters, and are able to switch to using their supporting characters after each round.