The official Nintendo eShop listing for Samurai Shodown (aka Samurai Spirits) went live for Nintendo Switch in Japan.
According to the listing, the Japanese version of the game is playable in English. So for those of you who couldn’t wait till the official western release next year, you can consider grabbing the game on the Japanese eShop on December 12 already
Samurai Shodown details
File size: 9.3GB
Modes: TV, Tabletop, Handheld
Players: 1 – 2
Online Players: 2 – 10
Controllers: Nintendo Switch Pro Controller
Save Data Cloud Backup: Supported
Release date: December 12, 2019
Languages: Japanese, English, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese
About Samurai Shodown
A brand new title from SNK! A new SAMURAI SHODOWN is on the horizon!
Since its birth in 1993, the SAMURAI SHODOWN series has been known as the premier weapon based versus fighting games, and was essential in cultivating the weapon based fighting game genre. As the first new release in the series in more than 10 years, SAMURAI SHODOWN is aiming to yet again push boundaries and deliver some serious samurai action!
Developed using UNREAL ENGINE 4 and utilizing a unique brushstroke graphical style to match the Japanese roots of the series, Haohmaru, Nakoruru, Galford and a whole cast of other popular characters will battle once again for victory!