The Messenger – Physical release pushed back

The Messenger – Physical release pushed back

Still waiting to receive your copy of The Messenger‘s physical edition on Nintendo Switch. Well we have news for you.

A slight delay

According to various sources, the retail release of The Messenger has been pushed back to the last two weeks of July. This move is to accommodate production delays due to changes to the printed materials for game carts.


About The Messenger

As a demon army besieges his village, a young ninja ventures through a cursed world, to deliver a scroll paramount to his clan’s survival. What begins as a classic action platformer soon unravels into an expansive time-traveling adventure full of thrills, surprises, and humor.

  • Dynamic, acrobatic gameplay and ultra tight controls worthy of an epic ninja adventure.
  • Character upgrades, new abilities, hidden levels, and branching paths to discover.
  • Meticulously designed 8-bit and 16-bit sprites, animations, and backgrounds in the spirit of the classics.
  • A memorable cast of offbeat villains, bosses, and associates.
  • Original soundtrack by renowned chiptune composer Rainbowdragoneyes, handmade using Famitracker

Physical Edition aside, The Messenger is currently available for download from the Nintendo Switch eShop, with a Summer DLC pack coming July 11th.