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Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon 2 launches on Switch next month, local co-op confirmed

Posted on June 26, 2020 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Switch eShop

Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon 2

Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon 2, which was only just announced for Switch this week, already has a release date. The game now has a listing on the eShop, revealing a release date of July 10.

Information included in the eShop listing also confirms support for local co-op. Here’s the full overview:

Curse of the Moon 2 brings classic 2D action and a dark, 8-bit aesthetic together with modern playability. The multiple-scenario structure of the previous title returns with an epic new story supervised by IGA (Koji Igarashi) himself.

Players take control of Zangetsu, a swordsman from the far east who bears a deep grudge against demonkind and the alchemists who summoned them. Zangetsu must battle his way to the demonic stronghold, but he doesn’t have to do it alone! Zangetsu can ally himself with a brand new cast of characters he meets along the way and add them to the playable roster.

Three brand-new playable characters appear in Curse of the Moon 2, including the exorcist Dominique. All characters from the original Curse of the Moon game are playable, too! Each new character adds a variety of gameplay options, abilities, and ways to complete the games’ many stages.

Players can also create demon hunting duos in 2-player local co-op, available for the first time in the series! Work together with a friend, mix and match the strengths of two different characters, and conquer stages in tons of new and exciting ways.

And here’s a new trailer:

Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon 2 will cost $14.99 on the Switch eShop. Pre-loading is now available.

Source: Switch eShop

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