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Crypt of the NecroDancer: Nintendo Switch Edition

It’s been awhile since we heard about the physical versions of Crypt of the NecroDancer, but they’re still coming along. In fact, they’ve just recently started to appear at retailers.

Crypt of the NecroDancer will have a standard release alongside a collector’s edition. If you opt for the latter version, you’ll receive the following:

Physical versions of Crypt of the Necrodancer have been spotted for Switch. Like many games these games, a collector’s edition is planned.

Regular copies will go for €34.99. In the €54.99 collector’s edition, buyers will receive a steelbook, soundtrack, instruction manual, collector’s pin, bandanna, and cardboard slipcase.

The physical release is Crypt of the Necrodancer slated for this fall.


Crypt of the NecroDancer: Nintendo Switch Edition made it to the Japanese Switch eShop earlier today. The North American release isn’t far behind, as it’s now confirmed for February 1 – tomorrow in other words. Europe will be getting the game just a bit later on February 8.

Today’s news comes from the official Twitter account:


Crypt of the NecroDancer: Nintendo Switch Edition launches in Japan next Thursday. Ahead of the release, Spike Chunsoft has revealed some new information about the game.

Reaper is a playable character who makes its first appearance in the Switch version of Crypt of the NecroDancer. Defeated enemies will turn into souls and float around Reaper, and they can also attack enemies. Souls will disappear if they take damage. The more enemies you defeat, the more souls you’ll have. In addition to giving a powerful attack method, they can also become a thick shield that protects the player.

Reaper does not have any unlock requirements; you can use it right after purchasing the game.