SNK Corp. this month said it will release Samurai Shodown to Nintendo Co., Ltd.’s Nintendo Switch Dec. 12 in Japan.
The fighting title utilizes Unreal Engine 4 to build 3D characters on a 2D plane.
Returning characters include Haohmaru, Nakoruru, Galford, Jubei Yagyu, Charlotte, Genjuro, Hanzo, Kyoshiro, Shiki, Tam Tam, Ukyo, Yoshitora, and Earthquake.
New characters include Darli Dagger, Wu-ruixang, and Yashamaru Kamura.
Trademark fight systems like the Rage Gauge, Rage Explosion and Sword Clash return, in addition to a new Super Special Move.
The final game includes Dojo Mode in which users fight an AI clone that learns player patterns from prior duels.
It will be released to the PC at a to be determined date.