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Cuphead Out Now on Switch

Cuphead Out Now on Switch - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 01 May 2019 / 1,737 Views

Studio MDHR has released Cuphead on the Nintendo Switch. The game is also available on the Xbox One and Windows PC.

View the Nintendo Switch launch trailer below:


Here is an overview of the game:

It's a good day for a swell battle, because Studio MDHR’s Cuphead is now available Nintendo Switch! Take on massive, screen-filling bosses in this run & gun platformer inspired by classic cartoons of the 1930s, featuring 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!


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13 Comments

Ganoncrotch (on 19 April 2019)

So happy this appeared on the switch, deserves to be played by more people.


Azzanation (on 19 April 2019)

Good stuff. Be warned, the game may look kidish but it has a Darksoul ;)


Jigsawx1 (on 20 April 2019)

Great <<game hopefully switch users will have fun


Spindel (on 20 April 2019)

Finally been able to play it! It is challangeing but not that difficult (so far) and loads of fun. It runs good but in some few cases I have experienced slowdowns, not game breaking but still worth mentioning.


Ganoncrotch (on 21 April 2019)

Digital foundry poured over hours of the game and found it locked 60 in docked and portable. Could be an issue with your SD card maybe?


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Spindel (on 21 April 2019)

Might very well be that, but it was the typical NES platformer style of slowdown, a lot happening on the screen simutainliously and a couple of skipped frames in noticable in a jump.


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KLAMarine (on 19 April 2019)

Is Miss Chalice playable from the start?


Luke888 (on 20 April 2019)

No, the DLC isn't available yet so it will be added later on when it releases on other platforms aswell


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KLAMarine (on 20 April 2019)

Okay, thanks for the info!


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Nautilus (on 21 April 2019)

Microsoft, best Nintendo supporter


Podings (on 21 April 2019)

Very happy that it happened, hoping to catch a physical copy of this!


jonathanalis (on 21 April 2019)

Switch launch got a Brazilian localization that is awesome. Xbox version also got it now.


Sixteenvolt420 (on 20 April 2019)

I'll grab it sometime when it's on sale. Definitely a game that i want to play, but wasn't willing to previously buy an X1, just to play it.