The Ninja Saviors: Return of the Warriors (known as The Ninja Warriors: Once Again in Japan) will launch for PlayStation 4 via the PlayStation Store and Switch via the Nintendo eShop in Japan and Southeast Asia on July 25, Taito announced.
In Southeast Asia, publisher H2 Interactive will distribute a standard physical edition on the same day as the digital release. It is currently available for pre-order on Play-Asia for PlayStation 4 and Switch for $29.99 with support for English, Japanese, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, and Korean subtitles.
While a release date has yet to be announced for North America and Europe, publisher United Games previously announced plans for a traditional retail physical edition distributed via the publishing label ININ, as well as a limited physical editions sold through Strictly Limited Games. Strictly Limited Games has already begun taking orders for its limited editions.
The Ninja Saviors: Return of the Warriors is a reboot of the Super Nintendo title The Ninja Warriors Again. The classic 2D side-scrolling beat ’em up has been enhanced with new graphics, two new playable characters, a re-recorded soundtrack, two-player local co-op support, and more.
Watch a new trailer below.
Update 07/19/19 at 11:05 a.m.: The July 25 release date is only for Japan and Southeast Asia. While it is noted in the press release that the release date is different for North America and Europe, we were going by the official website when we originally posted this, which only lists the release date as “worldwide (excluding some regions).”