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In a recent issue of Switch Player, Team Ninja boss Fumihiko Yasuda spoke about Ninja Gaiden: Master Collection in-depth, including the version made for Nintendo’s console specifically.

At one point, the magazine asked about about concessions that needed to be made. Yasuda highlighted the importance of response during gameplay – which is key for the fast-paced action of Ninja Gaiden. As such, Team Ninja made some compromises with resolution on Switch “in order to prioritize processing speed”.

Yasuda explained:

Koei Tecmo published its latest financial results today, and it includes a status update on Ninja Gaiden: Master Collection. Across all platforms and regions, the game has shipped 240,000 copies. That includes digital sales and physical copies in Japan and Asia shipped to stores.

Other figures from the Q1 report include:

Koei Tecmo and Team Ninja have gone live with a launch trailer for Ninja Gaiden: Master Collection, which contains Ninja Gaiden Sigma, Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2, and Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge. Watch it below.

Ninja Gaiden: Master Collection is out now on Switch.

Ninja Gaiden: Master Collection, a package containing Ninja Gaiden Sigma, Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2, and Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge, debuts on Switch this week. Find footage of all three games below.

Koei Tecmo is back with a new trailer for Ninja Gaiden: Master Collection that shows off pure gameplay. Check out the video below.

Ninja Gaiden: Master Collection will be out for Switch on June 10. For those that missed it, we have last week’s “Character Showcase” trailer here.

Ninja Gaiden: Master Collection is making its way to Switch this summer. Three games are bundled together in a single package – specifically Ninja Gaiden Sigma, Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2, and Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge. They’re largely the same titles as they were before, but some features will be missing.

First up, Koei Tecmo and Team Ninja have confirmed that online multiplayer won’t be available for the “Tag Missions” in Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2. These missions had players switching between team members in real time as they try to complete challenges.

Koei Tecmo and Team Ninja released a new “Character Showcase” trailer for Ninja Gaiden: Master Collection. It offers a look at Ryu Hayabusa, Ayane, Rachel, Momiji, and Kasumi.

Here’s the full video:

Following its announcement in the February 2021 Nintendo Direct, Ninja Gaiden: Master Collection received new coverage in a recent issue of Famitsu. The Japanese magazine was able to speak with Team Ninja’s Fumihiko Yasuda to learn more about the trilogy re-release. There was discussion about the collection itself as well as other topics, including how the first Ninja Gaiden took inspiration from Zelda: Ocarina of Time (not to mention scrapped plans for a fishing system), the possibility of Ryu in Smash Bros., and more. 

We’ve gone ahead and prepared a complete translation of the interview. Continue on below to read it in full.

The Ninja Gaiden series has been relatively dormant for almost a decade. After Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge launched in 2012, Koei Tecmo and Team Ninja haven’t done much with the franchise.

Fortunately for fans, the IP is now making a bit of a comeback. Ninja Gaiden: Master Collection is set to appear on new platforms, containing three main games: Ninja Gaiden Sigma, Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2, and Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge.

After announcing the package last month, Koei Tecmo has shared more on Ninja Gaiden: Master Collection, a package containing Ninja Gaiden Sigma, Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2, and Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge. A fresh batch of screenshots are now in.

Here’s the full set: