Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Switch Lite gamers have a basic Nintendo sport to get pleasure from, however solely for a restricted time. Today, by way of the Nintendo eShop, Nintendo launched Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon & the Blade of Light, a localization of the first-ever Fire Emblem sport that launched again in 1990 by way of the Famicon, however solely in Japan. Until now, it is by no means been accessible within the west. That mentioned, it is solely accessible till the Fire Emblem sequence’ thirtieth anniversary. In different phrases, if you wish to personal the basic sport and play it, you will have to cop it earlier than March 31, 2021.
On the eShop, the sport solely prices $5.99 and requires a really humble 30 MB of house, nevertheless it’s additionally accessible at retail by way of the “Fire Emblem thirtieth Anniversary Edition”, a $50 model of the sport, which comes with quite a lot of additive and bodily goodies.
To accompany the limited-time launch, Nintendo has launched a brand new and official launch trailer, which will be checked out by way of the Nintendo of America tweet under:
Experience the very first sport within the #FireEmblem sequence, localized in English for the primary time and enhanced with newly added options! Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon & the Blade of Light is out there now on Nintendo Switch!https://t.co/VvgCzR6wGi pic.twitter.com/VRw4eoqQzJ
— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) December 4, 2020
“Meet Marth and recruit among the most beloved Fire Emblem characters of their 8-bit glory as you play by all 25 chapters of this basic Famicom tactical role-playing sport, localized and launched for the primary time in North America — for a restricted time,” reads an official pitch of the sport. “From defending the dominion of Talys to going through off towards the titular Shadow Dragon, this scrappy hero have to be poised to tackle any problem. Luckily, he has a succesful group of allies at his aspect: Tiki, Minerva, the Whitewing Sisters, and extra! See Marth’s humble beginnings from a refugee in Talys to the hero of Archanea!”
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