Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Gets Physical Nintendo Switch Release Date in North America

XSEED announced the release date for the Nintendo Switch version Shantae: Half-Genie Hero as well as details on the limited physical edition.

on April 2, 2018 1:39 PM

XSEED announced that the WayForward developed action platformer Shantae: Half-Genie Hero will release physically in North America on May 8.

The publisher reminds fans that the physical Nintendo Switch release of Shantae: Half-Genie Hero will be available to select retailers throughout North America for $39.99. This “Ultimate” Day One Edition, will contain a 30-song soundtrack on CD, a 100-page art book, which the publisher adding that there’s 96 interior pages plus 4 for the cover, and the extra DLC all included on the game cartridge, ‘Pirate Queen’s Quest’, ‘Costume Mode’, and ‘Friends Mode’.

Shantae: Half-Genie Hero newest adventure leads Shantae to even more platforming adventures and environments. Players must transform into a variety of animals to make it through the levels and access new areas.

Friends To The End has Shantae’s friends Sky, Bolo, and Rottytops on a quest where they must find and save her from trouble. This is an all-new storyline with new levels and a new boss encounter. Costume Mode puts Shantae in some new threads with, Ninja Shantae, Beach Shantae, and Officer Shantae.

Additionally, the publisher released a new announcement trailer showing gameplay from the Switch version along with a preview of the included DLC.

The same physical release for Shantae: Half-Genie Hero has already been announced for Europe, but the game’s release date in the region is still set for 2018.

You can check out the new trailer as well as some screenshots below:

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