SNK have announced that anyone who pre-orders the Nintendo Switch version of Samurai Shodown, will be given a free copy of Samurai Shodown 2, a neo-geo pocket version of the game.

The weapon-based fighter game, nominated for Best Fighting Game at THE GAME AWARDS 2019  is due for release in North America during Q1 of 2020.

Samurai Shodown! 2, a fighting game developed for SNK’s own handheld system (the Neo Geo Pocket) will now be available for the first time ever on a new platform, and only on the Nintendo Switch! These chibi fighters really pack a punch!

Key Features

  • 1700’s Japanese warriors duke it out in a tale that takes place one year after the events of the original Samurai Shodown game. 16 characters, 3 of which are completely new. Fan favorites like Rimururu, Kubikiri Basara, Kazuki Kazama, and Wan Fu make their return! Also, Hisame Shizumaru from Samurai Shodown III is included as a free character!
  • All the classic gaming moves from the original, Rage Gauge, Lightning Blade, and Super Special Moves make their return!
  • Utilise the Nintendo Switch play anywhere tech, battle a friend using the Nintendo Switch’s Table Top mode or fight anywhere in the world using Handheld mode!

Samurai Shodown will be released Q1 2020 on the Nintendo Switch for £49.99. Check out the official Samurai Shodown website for more information.


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