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R-Type Dimensions

R-Type Dimensions EX is getting a physical release, Strictly Limited Games has announced. No word yet on a specific release date, but orders should be opening sometime this month.

R-Type Dimensions EX originally came to the Switch eShop last November. It bundles the space shooters R-Type and R-Type II into a single package with retro 2D graphics and 3D graphics .


Later this month, R-Type Dimension EX will be appearing on Switch. Get a look at some early footage in the video below.

Tozai Games announced R-Type Dimensions for Switch in Japan a few hours ago. Fortunately, the developer has already confirmed release plans for the west.

Tozai says R-Type Dimensions is hitting Switch “in late 2018.” A price point hasn’t been confirmed as of yet.

A few years ago, R-Type and R-Type II were revitalized for new platforms under R-Type Dimensions. This release is now making its way to Switch, Tozai Games has announced.

Among the features of R-Type Dimensions are new 3D graphics as well as re-imagined arrangements of music tracks. Players can switch between the 3D visuals and classic 2D graphics with a single button. Other elements include an infinite game mode for continuous progression from game start to final boss, two-player co-op with the Joy-Con, achievements, slow motion and fast forward functions, and player statistics.