Onimusha: Warlords Now Live On eShop, Digital-only Release For Switch In The West

Onimusha: Warlords Now Live On eShop, Digital-only Release For Switch In The West

Onimusha: Warlords finally arrives today on Switch in the west albeit a digital-only release.

Along with the game’s launch, Capcom has released a new trailer to celebrate its release on the latest consoles.

Also, note that the Switch physical version is a Japan-exclusive but, fortunately, supports English.

Check out the trailer:

The legendary samurai adventure Onimusha: Warlords returns today, launching for Nintendo Switch.  Set in a feudal world filled with magic, samurais and demon warriors, this classic game is available digitally today on all formats across North America and Europe for MSRP $19.99/€19.99/£15.99.

This release of Onimusha: Warlords captures the thrilling action and cinematic story of the original 2001 release, which achieved over 2 million copies sold worldwide, with updated features fitting of today’s modern video game systems. The sword fighting action-adventure now includes high-definition graphics, widescreen display option, analog stick support, a readily available Easy Mode option, new soundtrack and a new ‘honor’ in-game achievement system.

Check out skilled heroes Samanosuke and Kaede in action as they slice their way to victory as well as the modern enhancements included in the release by heading over to the press site here.

Onimusha: Warlords follows the battle-filled journey of samurai Samanosuke Akechi and ninja Kaede on a quest to save Princess Yuki from a legion of mysterious demons who have invaded Inabayama Castle. As the two travel throughout the castle, they unravel a malevolent plot by those who would serve the evil Nobunaga Oda, a feudal lord resurrected by the demons to fulfil their dark desires. Using sword-based combat, a magical Oni Gauntlet and puzzle solving, players need to call on both brawn and creativity to defeat the demonic foes and save Princess Yuki!

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