Nintendo has revealed that Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light will release on Nintendo Switch in the coming months.
The original 8-bit game introduced Prince Marth and is being released outside Japan for the first time, arriving with the first official English language localisation and features such as rewind, fast forward and save states.
Throughout Marth’s perilous journey, players can shape their armies to execute a range of strategies by carefully selecting from dozens of characters with unique attributes that can turn the tide of every battlefield skirmish. Will Marth be able to acquire the sacred Falchion sword and obtain the mystical Fire Emblem on his epic expedition to restore peace to the Kingdom of Archanea?
Those in North America will be able to buy the Fire Emblem 30th Anniversary Edition ($49.99) from selected retailers. This collector’s edition comes with a “nostalgic, stylised physical NES box and a replica NES Game Pak art piece with a protective sleeve that transports owners to the era of the original game’s release.”
It will also include a 222-page Legacy of Archanea deluxe hardbound art book, game download code, newly localised NES instruction manual, fold-out world map and a Mini Nintendo Power retro collectible.
Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light will release on the Nintendo eShop for Nintendo Switch worldwide on 4th December 2020 priced at $5.99, and will be made available “until the end of the franchise’s 30th anniversary on 31st March 2021.”