The previously-exclusive Cuphead for Xbox One is finally coming to Switch on April 18 for $19.99 via the Nintendo eShop. Currently, the game is available for pre-order.
When the game launches on April 18, a major free content update will also launch for all platforms. The new content adds requested features such as playable Mugman in single-player, a new fully animated cutscenes, never-before-seen art and fight intros, ten additional languages, a plethora of bug fixes, and plenty of secrets for players to discover.
Full information below:
- CHARACTER SELECTION! For the first time ever, select Mugman right from the start of your adventure in single player!
- FULLY ANIMATED CINEMATICS! Now, all of the game’s cutscenes play out in fabulous locomotion!
- FULLY LOCALIZED TEXT IN TEN ADDITIONAL LANGUAGES! In addition to English, we’re thrilled to be able to offer Cuphead in French, Italian, German, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, Polish, Russian, Japanese, Korean, and Simplified Chinese. We know how long folks have been waiting for this, so we took special care in the quality of each translation, and curated fonts that felt just right for each audience. In fact, we even partnered with expert calligraphers to bring the Boss & Level title lettering to life in Korean, Chinese, and Japanese – drawing inspiration from the early cartoon works of each country!
- OODLES OF BRAND NEW ANIMATION AND ART! Cuphead and Mugman have multiple fight intros! Legendary Chalice now grants Super Arts with a blast of magical energy! Mummies explode in a shower of confetti! Dozens of other dazzling additions and adjustments throughout the game!
- Bug fixes and tweaks!
- And more!
Here’s an overview of the game, via its Steam Page:
Cuphead is a classic run and gun action game heavily focused on boss battles. Inspired by cartoons of the 1930s, the visuals and audio are painstakingly created with the same techniques of the era, i.e. traditional hand drawn cel animation, watercolor backgrounds, and original jazz recordings.
Play as Cuphead or Mugman (in single player or local co-op) as you traverse strange worlds, acquire new weapons, learn powerful super moves, and discover hidden secrets while you try to pay your debt back to the devil!