Today THQ Nordic announced that Battle Chasers: Nightwar will be releasing on the Nintendo Switch on May 15th, 2018. The turn-based JRPG is already available on PC, Xbox One and PS4. Both the physical and digital eShop versions of Battle Chasers will cost $39.99. Battle Chasers: Nightwar features randomly-generated dungeons along with a wide variety of traps, puzzles and secrets. The combat system leverages a unique overcharge mana system. Battle Chasers: Nightwar is a single-player JRPG. The game origianlly began life as a Kickstarter campaign back in 2015 and quickly gained over 14,000 backers. This is not a small indie release, but a full-fledged role-playing game – a must for Switch owners! You can see a part of the press release published today down below along with an official Nintendo Switch trailer and screenshots for Battle Chasers: Nightwar.
Switch On: Battle Chasers Nightwar finally gets a date on Nintendo Switch®
Austin, Texas / Vienna, Austria, April 5th, 2018: Battle Chasers: Nightwar – The RPG that combines dungeon crawling, turn-based combat, a rich story and a gorgeous JRPG-style – finally comes to Nintendo Switch® on May 15th 2018!
Thanks to its successful Kickstarter campaign back in 2015, where 14,175 backers made the development possible, the team of Airship Syndicate were able to create a unique game that pays homage to the famous console greats. Here’s what the press had to say about the game:
Battle Chasers: Nightwar is already available on PC, Xbox One and PlayStation®4 and will come to Nintendo Switch on May 15th for an SRP of $39.99 / €39.99 / £34.99 from both digital and retail distribution:
About Battle Chasers: Nightwar
Battle Chasers: Nightwar is an RPG inspired by the classic console greats, featuring deep dungeon diving, turn-based combat presented in a classic JRPG format, and a rich story driven by exploration of the world. It features classic turn-based combat with a unique overcharge mana system and incredible Battle Bursts. Players can explore beautiful, randomly-generated dungeons loaded with traps, puzzles, secrets and loot and an overworld peppered with hidden dungeons, rare bosses and randomly appearing friends and foes. Build your adventuring party by choosing three of six available heroes from the classic Battle Chasers comic series, each with unique abilities, perks, items and dungeon skills.
SOURCE: Press Release via Dead Good Media