The SNK 40th Anniversary Collection Will Bring Arcade Classics From the 80’s to Your Nintendo Switch
If you’re an 80’s kid then it’s very likely that you’ve stumbled upon a variety of classic arcade games from SNK’s golden age including Psycho Soldier, Ikari, Metal Slug, and Samurai Shodown. These Japanese retro titles will be making their way back to your Nintendo Switch as the legendary SNK corporation celebrates its 40th anniversary with a throwback treasure trove for all the fans to enjoy.
The standard “SNK 40th Anniversary Collection” will include at least 13 titles (more to be announced), some of which have both arcade and console versions. Those titles include Alpha Mission, Athena, Crystalis, Ikari Warriors, Ikari Warriors II: Victory Road, Ikari Warriors III: The Rescue, Guerilla War, P.O.W., Prehistoric Isle, Psycho Soldier, Street Smart, TNK III, and Vanguard. Of course, modern times also calls for a few conveniences of modern gaming for this retro compilation. You’ll get to enjoy updated graphics at 1080p resolution, redesigned control schemes, and option to rewind and save at any time. Furthermore, you’ll also get to experience the extensive history and legacy of one of Japan’s leading developers through the SNK Museum Mode.
There’s also a Limited Edition SNK 40th Anniversary Collection that, other than to games, will also get you the official “Nostalgic Music Collection” soundtrack, a “40th Anniversary Art Collection" Hardcover Art Book, and the collector’s box. The Standard Edition (game only) is priced at $39.99 or about 1,311 THB, while the Limited Edition is priced at $64.99 or about 2,130 THB.
The official release date is set for November 13 in North America, November 16 for Europe, and November 23 for Australia and New Zealand this year. For those of us living in Thailand, the collection can be pre-ordered online through official retailer’s websites like SNK, NIS America, Amazon, and Game Stop. If you’re interested, you can follow the link below to place your order.
It’s time to experience a little nostalgia on your Nintendo Switch with the SNK 40th Anniversary Collection!