Revolution announced today that Broken Sword 5 is coming to the Nintendo Switch on September 21st. Additional content in the form of behind the scenes videos have been added to the Switch version as unlockables. Further to that the game controls have been adapted to allow use of both the touchscreen and Joy-Con, examples of which can be seen in the announcement video.
The announcement video and press release are below:
Portable adventure gaming at its very best: Broken Sword 5 - the Serpent's Curse heads to Nintendo Switch
York, August 3rd 2018 - Revolution Software and Ravenscourt are excited to announce that Broken Sword 5 - the Serpent's Curse will release worldwide for Nintendo Switch on 21st September 2018 at a price of £24.99 (€29.99). The celebrated adventure will include never-seen-before Behind the Scenes movies and an innovative new user interface.
Watch the announcement-trailer at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=coQr2X04qqM&feature=youtu.be
Paris in the spring. Shots ring out from a gallery. A robbery — a murder — and the beginning of another epic original Broken Sword adventure. An adventure that will hurl intrepid lawyer George Stobbart and sassy journalist Nico Collard onto the trail of a murderous conspiracy whose roots lie in mysteries older than the written word. Armed only with logic, integrity and a wry sense of humour - can George and Nico outwit evil forces both ancient and modern and save mankind from disaster?
The game includes Behind the Scenes movies created especially for the Nintendo Switch version. Unlocked as play progresses, these videos reveal the story and the development process behind the game, through previously unreleased interviews with the Broken Sword team.
This enhanced edition also features a reimagined user interface designed to take full advantage of Nintendo Switch's functionality, allowing players to seamlessly switch between Joy-Con and touch screen play.
Mixing cerebral puzzling, sharp wit, with historical authenticity and intrigue, Broken Sword 5 - the Serpent's Curse has secured its place as a favourite with fans of the series, whilst also winning over a new generation of players.
"Switch is so wonderfully accessible - and adventures offer the ideal portable game experience," said Charles Cecil, CEO and Founder of Revolution Software. "We were determined to make the most of the Nintendo's innovative hardware with exclusive content and controls. This really is the ideal way to experience Broken Sword 5 - the Serpent's Curse."
"It's been a pleasure to work with Revolution on the release of Broken Sword 5 - the Serpent's Curse in recent years, and this Nintendo Switch version represents the pinnacle of that journey," offers Jörn Fahrbach, Senior Communications Manager Koch Media.
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