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The latest issue of Weekly Jump has revealed the first DLC character for Jump Force to be Meruem from Hunter x Hunter. Jump Force is already out on other platforms, but the Deluxe Edition that includes Character Pass 1 is due out for Switch on August 27 in Japan and August 28 in North America and Europe. What other DLC characters do you hope to see? Special thanks to Gematsu for the screenshot and information.

Jump Force DLC character Meruem


Re:Zero – Starting Life in Another World: The Prophecy of the Throne is due out on Switch this winter. When it does arrive, it’ll be accompanied by a collector’s edition. Copies include four exclusive, limited run only original pins in a display box, a full-color art book, a steelbook case, official soundtrack containing original music from the game, and outer box.

Retailers have started taking pre-orders for the collector’s edition. Amazon has it here while GameStop’s listing is here.

For more on Re:Zero – Starting Life in Another World: The Prophecy of the Throne, check out our previous coverage here.

Update: As expected, Jump Force Deluxe Edition launches in the west during that same week. It’ll be on August 28 in North America and Europe.

Jump Force Deluxe Edition will launch in Japan and Asia on August 27, Bandai Namco has announced. North America and Europe should also have the Switch game during the last week of the month, though we should be getting the official confirmation on that soon.

As an early purchase bonus, players will receive Frieza’s small pod that they can ride in the online lobby, three in-game avatar suits (tops) from One Piece, Dragon Ball, and Naruto, and an item set.

Bandai Namco has shared the following overview for Jump Force Deluxe Edition:

Spike Chunsoft has officially announced that the tactical adventure game Re:Zero – Starting Life in Another World: The Prophecy of the Throne is coming west. It’ll launch on Switch in North America this summer. English text and Japanese and English audio will be supported.

Here’s some information about Re:Zero – Starting Life in Another World: The Prophecy of the Throne as well as first English screenshots:

After it was leaked by an Amazon UK listing earlier this week, Spike Chunsoft has officially announced Re:Zero – The Prophecy of The Throne for Switch. The game launches this winter.

Re:Zero – The Prophecy of The Throne is a tactical adventure game that will feature a new storyline supervised by the Japanese light novel series author Tappei Nagatsuki. Original light novel artist Shinichiro Otsuka is also designing characters.

Here’s some information about Re:Zero – The Prophecy of The Throne as well as first screenshots:

A seemingly new entry in the Re: Zero series has been listed on Amazon UK for Nintendo Switch. This game, called Re: Zero – The Prophecy of the Throne, is apparently being published by Spike Chunsoft and it mentions that it is “a new Re: Zero storyline.”

Among the story for the game, the listing also includes that it will be fully voiced in English and Japanese and will feature brand new characters from the series creator. 

Nothing has been confirmed as of yet, so please take this announcement with a grain of salt. The complete details for the listing are below: 

Kotaro Uchikoshi’s newest game, AI: The Somnium Files, landed on Switch last year. Prior to that title, he worked on the trilogy of Zero Escape titles. Those releases are spread out across the DS and 3DS.

Could the three Zero Escape games find their way to Switch? Uchikoshi at least has interest. In an interview with Gamereactor, Uchikoshi said he hopes it happens.

Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors debuted on DS a decade ago. We then saw Virtue’s Last Reward on 3DS in 2012 followed by Zero Time Dilemma in 2016.


Earlier this week, Spike Chunsoft announced that the Robotics;Notes Double Pack is heading to Switch on October 16. Fans will be able to get their hands on Robotics;Notes Elite and Robotics;Notes DaSH in one physical package.

Numskull Games, in partnership with Spike Chunsoft, has now followed up wit news for PAL regions. The European and Australian release is now confirmed for October 16.

Here’s everything you need to know about the Robotics;Notes Double Pack:

Update: Bumped to the top. This has now been officially announced with a confirmed October 13 release date. We have the full details and trailer below.

Original: Spike Chunsoft will release the Robotics;Notes Elite & Dash Double Pack on Switch, according to an Amazon listing.

Robotics;Notes Elite and Robotics;Notes Dash were previously confirmed for localization. Based on today’s listing, both will now be sold physically in a single package.

Amazon lists an October 13 release date for Robotics;Notes Elite & Dash Double Pack. You can pre-order a copy here.

Yesterday, Bandai Namco announced Jump Force Deluxe Edition for Switch. More details have since been shared about the game’s resolution and frame rate.

When docked, Jump Force will run at up to 1080p on Switch. However, depending on what’s happening in-game, the resolution can change. Portable mode reduces the image quality to the natural 720p maximum.