SNK has announced that Samurai Shodown will be arriving on the Nintendo Switch in the west on February 25 and it will come with some nice bonuses if you pre-order.
Those who pre-order the Switch version will get a Switch port of Samurai Shodown! 2 that released on the Neo Geo Pocket in 1999. You’ll also get a controller skin featuring Haohmaru and Yashamaru if you pre-order the retail version. Digital pre-orders will get a 10% discount off the $49.99 listed price.
Samurai Shodown has been available on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One since June of last year. You can read more about the game below.
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!
- 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.