Samurai Shodown is coming to Nintendo Switch


The SNK CORPORATION classic has officially been announced for Nintendo Switch and will be available in both digital and physical formats. Pre-orders will be coming with some absolute goodies.

If you’re a fighting game fan or just want a new franchise to try, Samurai Shodown is on its way to the Nintendo Switch and will also feature the Neo Geo Pocket classic SAMURAI SHODOWN and 10% discount for those who pre-order now. This will mark the first time that a SAMURAI SHODOWN title has launched on a Nintendo console in over ten years when it launches on February 25th, 2019.

Pre-orders for the physical edition will also feature a special controller skin for your Nintendo controller. Yasuyuki Oda, the Lead Producer of SAMURAI SHODOWN has opened up about the upcoming release, “SAMURAI SHOWDOWN’s upcoming release on the Nintendo Switch™ will mark the first time the series will be available on a Nintendo console in over 10 years,” says Yasuyuki Oda, Lead Producer of SAMURAI SHODOWN. “Fighting game fans will soon be able to pass a Joy-Con to an unsuspecting rival and unleash their fury anywhere around the world.”

The latest entry keeps true to the weapon-based fighting mechanics that the franchise has been known for since 1993. The Rage Gauge, Lightning Blade, and a multitude of familiar fighters will be making a return in this latest version, included Hisame Shizumaru from SAMURAI SHODOWN III as a free DLC option.

Those looking to dive into SAMURAI SHODOWN can do so on February 25th, 2020, for $49.99. Those who pre-order the physical version today can look forward to receiving both SAMURAI SHODOWN! 2 and a bonus controller skin as well.

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