Samurai Shodown is a weapon-based fighting game by SNK and a reboot of the long-running series. Set in a fantasized version of 1787 Japan, it features a roster of over 20 fighters, including several newcomers to the series.
The game has already been released on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Google Stadia, and is set to launch on Nintendo Switch in February. It will run at 60 FPS with support for tabletop, TV, and handheld modes. There is also a bonus for early purchasers as detailed after the jump.
Early buyers of Samurai Shodown for Switch will receive a free game: Samurai Shodown! 2 that originally launched on Neo Geo Pocket Color in 1999, and will be ported to a modern platform for the first time:
The listing of the game’s physical version on GameStop‘s website reveals an additional bonus: a Switch Joy-Con controller skin featuring featuring Haohmaru and Yashamaru. At the time of writing, it appears to be retailer-exclusive:
Samurai Shodown is scheduled to launch for Nintendo Switch on February 25, 2020.