13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim Announced for Nintendo Switch

Today, during the livestream to celebrate the 2nd anniversary of the Japanese release13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim, a Switch port has been announced.

13 Sentinels Aegis Rim Nintendo Switch

Today, during the livestream to celebrate the 2nd anniversary of the Japanese release of Vanillaware’s 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim, a Nintendo Switch port has been announced.

The wait will be quite long as the game is coming to Nintendo’s hybrid console in Japan on April 14, 2022, in Japan. At the moment a western release has not been announced. Pre-orders will go live tomorrow.

The price will be 6.980 yen and the physical release will include a reversible Jacket. Two weapons will be added for each character for a total of 26. On top of that, the Japanese release will also include the English voices recorded for the west.

You can check out the livestream below, also showcasing some gameplay in portable mode.

13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim is currently available for PS4. We just learned that it shipped 500,000 units.

If you want to see more of the game, you can read our reviewcheck out the launch traileranother story traileranother video, some spiffy gameplay, another trailer, an extensive batch of screenshots that showcased new characters, the previous gallery of screenshots, more images and artworkanother gameplay reveal, and an earlier trailer.

You can also check out a message from director George Kamitani, in which expressed his pride for the game.

If you’re unfamiliar with 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim, you can read an official description below:

“Vanillaware, the storytellers behind Odin Sphere and Dragon’s Crown, craft a sci-fi mystery epic spanning thirteen intertwining stories in 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim. With a Metacritic score of 86, 13 Sentinels has won the praise of critics all over the world.

Uncover the truth and delve into a 2D sidescrolling adventure featuring gorgeous art and environments. Then, battle the kaiju in fast-paced, top-down combat. Customize the Sentinels with an arsenal of mechsuit weaponry, and fight to defend humanity!”

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Proud weeb hailing from sunny (not as much as people think) Italy and long-standing gamer since the age of Mattel Intellivision and Sinclair ZX Spectrum. Definitely a multi-platform gamer, he still holds the old dear PC nearest to his heart, while not disregarding any console on the market. RPGs (of any nationality), MMORPGs, and visual novels are his daily bread, but he enjoys almost every other genre, prominently racing simulators, action and sandbox games. He is also one of the few surviving fans on Earth of the flight simulator genre.