Samurai Shodown on Switch Includes 1999 Handheld Game as a Preorder Bonus

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Samurai Shodown is coming soon to Switch, and preordering will get you Samurai Shodown! 2, originally released on the Neo-Geo Pocket in 1999.

The modern reboot of SNK’s classic fighting game series is heading on to PC and Nintendo Switch on December 12th.

In a new trailer, the studio reveals that those who preorder Samurai Shodown will receive 1999’s Samurai Shodown! 2 as a bonus, in the game’s first official port since its original release on the Neo-Geo Pocket handheld system.


This surely comes as good news to retro gaming fans, and especially fans of Samurai Shodown, who will also find a lot to enjoy in the latest entry to the series. Adding new characters as well as old favourites, Samurai Shodown brings an updated fighting game experience that still stays true to the spirit of previous games.

Samurai Shodown is available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Stadia, and will be coming to Nintendo Switch and PC on December 12th. Check out the new Switch trailer below.