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Overlord: Escape from Nazarick released today on Switch via the eShop, and gameplay footage has emerged. The first twenty two minutes of the Metroidvania inspired by the series of the same name are available.

You can find out more about the game and see the footage below.

Overlord: Escape from Nazarick physical

A physical version of Overlord: Escape from Nazarick is planned for Switch, it’s been revealed.

The Metroidvania title was announced for Nintendo’s console back in December. After that, it was confirmed for a June debut. It’s looking like the game will mostly be a digital-only release, but a physical version is set for Japan. Additionally, it will come with full English support. That means despite being a Japanese copy, any Switch owner can play through the game by importing.

Overlord Escape from Nazarick release date

Overlord: Escape from Nazarick has been given a final release date. As announced by publisher Kadokawa Corporation and developer ENGINES, the title will arrive on June 16, 2022.

Overlord: Escape from Nazarick was previously confirmed for 2022 on Switch. However, today is the first time we’re hearing about a concrete date.

Below is some information about Overlord: Escape from Nazarick for those that missed it previously:

According to a translation by Gematsu, Kadokawa Corporation and developer ENGINES have announced a new metroidvania game based on the Overlord anime series, Overlord: Escape from Nazarick.

Here are some details and a trailer for the game:


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