Arc System Works, the developer behind the popular Double Dragon series, has recently announced the release of the Double Dragon Collection for the Nintendo Switch. This collection will include the long-awaited ports of Super Double Dragon and Double Dragon Advance, along with the original four games previously released as standalone purchases on the eShop.
The Double Dragon Collection will be available both physically and digitally in Japan, with a release date set for November 9th, 2023. The collection will include the following games: Super Double Dragon, Double Dragon Advance, Double Dragon, Double Dragon II: The Revenge, Double Dragon III: The Sacred Stones, and Double Dragon IV.
Fans of the series have been eagerly anticipating the release of these games, as they mark the first official ports of Super Double Dragon and Double Dragon Advance in over 20 years. The addition of these games to modern consoles, including the Nintendo Switch, allows both new and old fans to experience the thrill of the classic beat 'em up franchise.
In addition to the collection, Arc System Works has also released Double Dragon Gaiden: Rise of the Dragons on the Switch, further expanding the selection of Double Dragon titles available on the platform. These announcements come as exciting news for fans of the series, as they can now enjoy a comprehensive collection of Double Dragon games on their Nintendo Switch.
While Super Double Dragon and Double Dragon Advance have also been confirmed for Xbox and PlayStation platforms, the collection offering appears to be exclusive to the Nintendo Switch for now. As more information becomes available, we will keep you updated.
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– Ports: Refers to the process of adapting a game or software from one platform or system to another.
– Beat 'em up: A genre of video games where the player controls a character who fights against multiple enemies using hand-to-hand combat.
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