Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds Overdrive coming to Switch on December 7

Switch version to include all downloadable content.

Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds Overdrive

5pb. is bringing its side-scrolling beat ’em up Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds Overdrive to Switch via the Nintendo eShop worldwide on December 7, the company announced. It will cost 1,000 yen in Japan.

The Switch version will include all of the downloadable content released for other platforms, including playable characters Kurisu Makise from Steins;Gate and Frau Koujiro from Robotics;Notes. Four-player local multiplayer for Co-Op Mode and Battle Grounds Mode will be available at launch, and online multiplayer will be added in early 2018.

The game will support Japanese voice-overs, and Japanese, English, French, Italian, Spanish, German, Simplified Chinese, and Russian text.

Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds is available now for PlayStation 4, PS Vita, PC, and Xbox 360.

View a new set of screenshots at the gallery. Visit the official website here.

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