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Cuphead Headed to Switch on April 18

Cuphead Headed to Switch on April 18 - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 20 March 2019 / 1,325 Views

Publisher Microsoft and developer Studio MDHR announced Cuphead will launch for the Nintendo Switch via the eShop on April 18 for $19.99 USD / $25.99 CAD / £16.99 / 19,99€.

View the announcement trailer below:


Here is an overview of the game:

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!


A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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12 Comments

Mr Puggsly (on 20 March 2019)

Well thats gonna sell millions.


Jranation (on 20 March 2019)

ITS HAPPENING!


Chicho (on 20 March 2019)

Most people were already expecting this


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Azzanation (on 20 March 2019)

Good choice MS, this is a game that will sell well on Switch.


Ganoncrotch (on 20 March 2019)

So with the WiiU it was mostly people thinking that Nintendo were going 3rd party, now it seems that one of the other big 3 has gone and done that instead.


progstarmac (on 20 March 2019)

And when Will we get the physical version?


S.Peelman (on 20 March 2019)

This game fits on Switch. And I'm interested, for the amazing art direction if nothing else. However there'd need to be a physical release...


Bajablo (on 21 March 2019)

it is confirmed to be a physical release


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S.Peelman (on 21 March 2019)

So it is. Good news. :-)


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KLAMarine (on 20 March 2019)

Holy shit, this is awesome!


Darwinianevolution (on 20 March 2019)

i hope they release a physical version for this, I would get it once again.


Bajablo (on 21 March 2019)

it is confirmed


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