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Fate/EXTELLA: The Umbral Star coming to Nintendo Switch

Published by Jack Taylor     April 15, 2017     10:45 UTC

Marvelous has revealed that the latest entry in the Fate series, Fate/EXTELLA: The Umbral Star, will launch worldwide for Nintendo Switch in July with new content.

As revealed in April's Nintendo Direct, Marvelous's action title Fate/EXTELLA: The Umbral Star will be coming to Nintendo Switch on 20 July in Japan, on 21 July in Europe, and on 25 July in the Americas.

Originally released for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita - and released in Europe and North America only three months ago - Fate/EXTELLA is an action-based game similar in ways to the Warriors series, with players taking on swarms of enemies as three factions battle for control over SE.RA.PH., a vital digital realm.

Each character has numerous costumes, and the Nintendo Switch version will include Japanese voice-acting with English subtitles, and 35 costumes originally released as paid add-on content for the PlayStation versions, as well as an exclusive Unshackled Bride costume.

Fate/EXTELLA: The Umbral Star launches for Nintendo Switch worldwide in July.

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Tunbridge Wells, Kent - 13th April 2017: Marvelous Europe is proud to announce that Fate/EXTELLA: The Umbral Star will be launching across European and Australian territories on 21st July 2017, both physically and digitally on Nintendo Switch™ as revealed during the previous Nintendo Direct presentation. XSEED Games have also announced that they will be bringing the title to North America on 25th July, 2017.

The Nintendo Switch™ version of Fate/EXTELLA: The Umbral Star will include 35 previously-released paid DLC costumes, plus a Nintendo Switch™ exclusive outfit, the ‘Unshackled Bride Outfit’ - playable in both docked and handheld mode the game will contain the original Japanese voices featuring game text in English, Japanese, Chinese (Traditional) and Korean.

About Fate/EXTELLA: The Umbral Star
Developed by Marvelous Inc. and expanding upon the extensive Fate universe with an original story from acclaimed series writer Kinoko Nasu (of Fate/stay night fame), Fate/EXTELLA: The Umbral Star previously released for PlayStation®4 and PlayStation®Vita, features a diverse cast of 16 playable “Servants” – ancient warriors of legend and imagination, always at the beck and call of their Masters – who survived the Holy Grail War that took place on the Moon. In a future watched over by the all-powerful lunar supercomputer, “Moon Cell Automaton,” these champions now battle for dominance over this digital realm, known as “SE.RA.PH.” This story takes place after the events described in Fate/EXTRA, and depicts the world as it appears following that previous Holy Grail War.

Players will experience the story of Fate/EXTELLA: The Umbral Star from the independent perspectives of the three factions wrestling for control over SE.RA.PH. and face off against foes from a variety of Fate productions, including characters from Fate/EXTRA, Fate/stay night, Fate/Zero, Fate/Apocrypha and Fate/Grand Order, in fast-paced combat. A new form change battle mechanic called Moon Crux debuts in this entry to match its series-first gameplay style, transforming the player-controlled Servants and granting them considerable powers that allow them to devastate enemies and take formidable challenges head-on.

This title has been rated PEGI 12, USK 12 and ACB M for the Nintendo Switch™ platform.

Source: Marvelous Europe