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Deathsmiles I & II

City Connection and Cave Interactive have released a new update for the Deathsmiles I & II collection that addresses multiple bugs. Here are the full patch notes:

Deathsmiles I & II will be making its debut on Switch in the west soon, but we have some early gameplay. Today’s video contains 40 minutes of footage.

We have the following overview for Deathsmiles I & II:

Deathsmiles I & II now has a release date in the west. The title just recently landed in Japan, as it was made available on December 16. As for North America and Europe, the Switch eShop shows a release date of December 30.

Here’s some information about Deathsmiles I & II from the eShop listing:

Strictly Limited Games, in partnership with City Connection, has announced that Deathsmiles I & II is coming west on Switch and physical versions are in the works. These shoot ’em up titles will be offered in boxed format with a Limited Edition and Collector’s Edition.

The Limited Edition has a copy of the game and a manual comes with a manual for €49.99. 2,800 copies will be made on Switch in total.

City Connection has announced that their arcade classics Deathsmiles I & II will support English language options when they release for Switch. This is in addition to the languages of Spanish, French, and Japanese which will also be supported.

Other newly revealed details include that there will be a global online leaderboard as well as a new training mode. This lets players set their own challenges (such as stages, characters, winning conditions, etc.) and it is highly customizable. Each of these modes will have their place on this online leaderboard as well.

Finally, there will also be some DLC with the mobile game Gothic wa Mahou Otome. This DLC will be available for 2,970 yen and no release date has been given at this time.

Last year, City Connection and Cave Interactive announced Deathsmiles I & II for Switch. A follow-up report was shared today. Deathsmiles I & II is now confirmed for a December 16 launch in Japan.

For those that missed our original coverage, Deathsmiles I & II will include the following:

City Connection and Cave Interactive have announced Deathsmiles I & II, a new collection for Switch. A release is scheduled for 2021 in Japan.

Here’s a rundown as to what’s included:


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