Samurai Shodown Switch Version To Launch February In West

Samurai Shodown

A newly posted listing on the official website of Nintendo recently revealed that the Switch version of popular action fighting video game Samurai Shodown is coming next month.

Samurai Shodown Western Switch version details

The western Switch version of the game will launch on Feb. 25. The pre-orders of the Switch version will include a Switch port of the 1999-released Neo Geo Pocket Game Samurai Shodown! 2. It will have two distinct versions of each character for a total of 32 unique play styles.

The game first launched on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One worldwide in June 2019, followed by Stadia in November 2019. Japan got the Switch version early in December 2019. A PC version is also planned for release.

Check out the overview here:


Samurai reboot! A brand new Samurai Shodown game takes aim for the world stage!

Samurai Shodown has enjoyed worldwide success as a blade-wielding fighting game series since its first release in 1993. 11 years have passed since the last series installment, and it is now time for Samurai Shodown to return in a brand-new game featuring high-end visuals and gameplay! Faithfully reproducing the game mechanics and atmosphere that contributed to the success of the series, Samurai Shodown includes a revolutionary feature that learns players’ game actions and patterns in order to create CPU-controlled “ghost” characters. With its story set one year before the very first installment, warriors and combatants from various backgrounds and with their own goals are about to battle to fulfill their destinies!

Key Features

  • Carrying on the Legacy – The new game aims to bring the same tense and exhilarating battles that the series is known for. Intense and epic battles are back!
  • Evolving the Presentation – Using the power of Unreal Engine 4, the series is able to achieve a level of detail never before seen for a totally new visual experience!
  • A Revolutionary new AI system – Using revolutionary Deep Learning AI, the game will learn from player tactics and create Ghost characters which players around the globe can share and fight against.

Source: Official website, Nintendo Official Website via Gematsu

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