SNK has announced that its critically acclaimed, award-winning fighting sensation Samurai Shodown has launched for Nintendo Switch.

Celebrating the Nintendo Switch launch, SNK is giving fans a 15% discount on the  Season Pass 1 from February 25 to March 17. In addition, the Neo Geo Pocket classic Samurai Shodown! 2 comes completely free of charge with the pre-purchase of the Samurai Shodown for Nintendo Switch. Physical pre-orders also include a controller skin featuring Haohmaru and Yashamaru while supplies last.

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Yasuyuki Oda, Lead Producer of Samurai Shodown is excited for the Switch version to finally be released

Samurai Shodown on Nintendo Switch gives fans the chance to pick up a Joy-Con and Crescent Moon Slash their enemies to pieces from anywhere on the planet, […] We can’t wait to witness a fresh group of warriors slice their way to victory as the game’s original roster of icons and brand new Season Pass characters.”

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Samurai Shodown’s first Season Pass fighters, RIMURURU, BASARA, KAZUKI KAZAMA and WAN-FU, are now available. The first character of the title’s Season Pass 2 roster, MINA, will be available later this month. She will be joined by SOGETSU KAZAMA, IROHA and a mysterious fourth combatant in the near future. SHIZUMARU HISAME is also making it to the Nintendo Switch roster as a free DLC.

Alongside a captivating art style and a range of competitive in-game modes, Samurai Shodown on Nintendo Switch features a unique approach to weapons-based combat. As a testament to SNK’s commitment to evolving the fighting genre, Samurai Shodown will be a main tournament title at EVO 2020 in Las Vegas, NV from July 31st to Aug. 2nd, 2020.

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Samurai Shodown for Nintendo Switch is now available for $49.99. Fans who pre-ordered the physical version can look forward to receiving the port of samurai Shodown! 2 (originally released on Neo Geo Pocket) and a bonus controller skin.