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Samurai Shodown on Switch gets a release date

Samurai Shodown

SNK is reviving the classic action franchise Samurai Shodown!, this time for the Switch. The classic early 90’s franchise has gotten a major rebirth these last few months with a newly released version of the fighting game. With redone visuals and controls, the new version has exploded in the niceh of the FGC that enjoys simple but crisp gameplay.

SNK has done a great job with the fighting game on other platforms, building a solid base of fans who just want to hack at each other with a katana, digitally of course. And now, the game has a full release date for both the physical and digital editions. Samurai Shodown for Switch will be out on February 25, 2020.

If you’re wondering, the Switch version of the game comes in at around 9.4 GB in terms of file size. And as a special bonus for the Switch release, a port of the Neo Geo Pocket Color game Samurai Shodown! 2 will also be included. And yes, there is a physical release coming as well, it’s already up fro pre-order.

And in case you want to see more about the game, check out the trailer down below. We also included the official description.

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!”

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