South Park: The Fractured But Whole Announced for Nintendo Switch; Launches April 24th

In a shocking reveal during today's Nintendo Direct, Nintendo announced that Ubisoft's RPG South Park: The Fractured But Whole will launch April 24 on Switch.

on March 8, 2018 5:45 PM

Today’s Nintendo Direct is chopped full of surprises, from Okami HD being announced for the Switch to Luigi’s Mansion coming to the 3DS there is indeed plenty of good games on the way and South Park: The Fractured But Whole is no exception.

This news comes directly from the Nintendo Direct live stream, which has confirmed that the game will be released in late April for the Nintendo Switch. Despite no Switch-exclusive features being added to the game, those who purchase the Switch port will have access to all the post-launch content, which can be purchased individually or by buying the Season Pass.

Originally released on October 17, 2017, for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One  South Park: The Fractured But Whole is a sequel to 2014’s South Park: The Stick of Truth. In The Fractured But Whole, players once again control the new kid in the titular town who partakes in an epic role-playing adventure with notable characters from the hit TV show who are split into two rival superhero teams trying to create their own superhero media franchises.

You can check out a few screenshots below. For additional information on the game, check out details on the first DLC expansionDanger Deck as well as new information regarding the second DLC add-on, From Dusk Til Casa Bonita which will launch later this month, and in case you haven’t already check out my full review on the game.

Taylor Lyles is a staff writer at DualShockers. She specializes in gaming hardware, eSports, Virtual Reality, spiritual successors, new releases and upcoming titles. Born and raised in Maryland, Taylor is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Legal Studies from Stevenson University. In her free time, she enjoys playing lacrosse, going fishing, studying Fallout lore, and may or may not have an unhealthy obsession with the Dead Rising series.