Asterix & Obelix: Heroes announced for Switch
Original (5/17): Today, publisher Nacon and developer Jumpgate-studio GameXcite announced Asterix & Obelix: Heroes. It will release on Switch in September 2023.
Asterix & Obelix: Heroes is confirmed to be a card game with RPG mechanics. The official note can be found below.
For more than 60 years now, Asterix has delighted fans of all ages around the world. This is also the goal of Asterix & Obelix: Heroes, a game designed with everyone in mind, including gamers, thanks to this brand-new concept set in the world of the famous Gaul.
Asterix & Obelix: Heroes is a card game with RPG mechanics in which players collect their favourite Gaulish heroes and then prepare to attack the Romans. During the adventure, players earn new cards with unique characteristics and take part in challenges and events that are encountered around the map. Fans of the franchise will be pleased to rediscover the iconic locations, characters and art style of Asterix’s various adventures over the years.
Nacon CEO Alain Falc said today: “We are working closely with Jumpgate AB on different projects and are delighted to be working on this one, which is aimed at millions of fans around the world and at every generation.”
Harald Riegler, CEO of Jumpgate AB, added: “Asterix & Obelix: Heroes is the most accomplished project based on the Asterix franchise we have developed so far. With the many hours of combat and card collecting it offers, it is the perfect game for console and PC!”
No actual assets from the game have been shared thus far. Stay tuned for further updates in the future.
Source: Nacon PR
Update (9/15): A gameplay teaser has now been released. You can check it out below.