More games dated for Nintendo Switch in 2017
Minecraft, PayDay 2 and more coming this year to the new console
Nintendo has unveiled new details about games coming to the Nintendo Switch in 2017.
The Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers game launches for Nintendo Switch on May 26 and includes all of the classic characters and two new fighters: Evil Ryu and Violent Ken. Additionally, a “Way of the Hado” mode lets players throw HADOKENS with first-person motion controls, while an exciting two-player co-op mode gives players and a friend one health bar for two player vs. CPU matches.
Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition is coming to Nintendo eShop on May 11 and in stores at a later date. The Super Mario Mash-Up pack along with new multiplayer play and control options will be included.
Also, Nintendo Switch is getting two new Sonic games in 2017. Sonic Forces is a modern 3D take on Sonic games and follows the blue hedgehog hero as he uses his high-speed moves to bring down Eggman, coming this winter. Sonic Mania meanwhile launches this summer and features retro 2D graphics and a host of new stages, as well as some classic stages from previous games in the Sonic the Hedgehog series.
Rayman Legends: Definitive Edition is coming to Nintendo Switch later this year. On Nintendo Switch, an exclusive Kung Foot experience offers a Solo Mode and tournaments for up to eight players.
The shoot-’em-up game Sine Mora EX, co-developed by Grasshopper Manufacture, launches on Nintendo Switch this summer with local co-op and versus modes. Also coming to Nintendo Switch from THQ Nordic Games is Battle Chasers: Nightwar, an RPG inspired by console classics and based on the Battle Chasers comic book series. Battle Chasers: Nightwar launches with timed exclusivity on Nintendo Switch in late summer.
Lastly, in PayDay 2 players band together to rise to the top of the criminal world for bigger jobs and better paydays. PayDay 2 launches for Nintendo Switch this winter.