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The Legend of Tianding getting a physical release on Switch in Asia with English support, pre-orders open

Posted on January 20, 2023 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Switch

The Legend of Tianding physical

The Legend of Tianding has thus far only have a digital version, but that’ll soon be changing as a physical edition is launching in Asia. The good news doesn’t stop there as this release will have full support for English. No matter where you originally purchased your Switch system, the game will work since the console is region-free.

The Legend of Tianding is a side-scrolling action game that originally landed on Switch in November 2021. Continue on below for more information.

The Legend of Tianding is a sidescrolling action game about Liao Tianding, the legendary Taiwanese Folk Hero.

Play as Liao Tianding (AKA. Liāu Thiam-Ting), vigilante of Taipei city and wanted by the Colonial Japanese authorities. Rob the rich, feed the poor, and fight for justice in the streets of early 20th century Taipei as Taiwan’s legendary outlaw. Based on real events, real people and real situations, The Legend of Tianding is an exploration of a place and time often overlooked and presented in the style of Traditional Chinese Manga.

Battle the colonial authorities in style with a tanto, waist sash, and fast paced Kung Fu in tightly tuned technical combat. Execute advanced aerial combos, steal weapons from your enemies, use your waist sash and grappling hook to fly around the battlefield, and strike fear into the hearts of your oppressors. Take on incredible bosses like deadly courtesans, greedy businessmen, and even military leaders, each one guaranteed to challenge you with their dynamic abilities and brutal attacks.

Key Features

  • Explore the Dadaocheng area of Taipei city as it looked like in the early 1900’s Run through colorful streets, ride on a speeding train, and make your escape through dark sewers, all done in the style of a retro Traditional Chinese Manga.
  • Even the playing field and tailor Liao Tianding to your playstyle with different equippable talismans! These magical items grant you bonuses such as recovering more health from food, regaining stamina faster, or even reducing the damage you take.
  • Take a break from rebellion with this traditional Taiwanese board game.
  • See how your legend stacks up against your friend’s in online leaderboards.
  • Test yourself against Tianding’s rogue’s gallery in Boss Rush mode.

You can pre-order the physical version of The Legend of Tianding for Switch here. It should be available on February 23, 2023.

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