SNK has given out details on the upcoming Nintendo Switch version of Samurai Shodown, including a first-print bonus with a port of Samurai Shodown! 2 from the NeoGeo Pocket.
The Nintendo Switch version will have the same base roster as the PlayStation 4 version, and the extra characters minus Shizumaru Hisame will be released separately as part of a Season Pass (also buyable individually). Instead, the main draw of the Switch version is the ability to play portably, with the game running at 60 FPS and playable with single Joy-Cons.
Here’s a look at Samurai Shodown! 2, which released on the NeoGeo Portable.
Here are more screenshots below:
Here’s the Switch version trailer below:
Here are the pricings for the Switch version in Japan:
Physical or Digital regular version: 6,345 yen + tax
Regular version + Season Pass: 8,345 yen + tax
Season Pass 1 (4 DLC characters): 2,000 yen + tax
Individual DLC characters: 600 yen each + tax
The SNK Online Store also has several special SKUs that include a NeoGeo-esque game case, a Nintendo Switch pouch themed after the game, both, and more. You can check it out here.
Samurai Shodown releases for Nintendo Switch in Japan on December 12, 2019. The game is currently available on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, and is also headed to PC and arcades. You can check our previous report for more info on upcoming DLC.