Duke Nukem has stepped on the Switch console finally with Gearbox Software which will be releasing the 20th Anniversary Edition World Tour of the classic first-person shooter for the hybrid console of Nintendo on 23rd June.
The original Duke Nukem 3D was launched for PC in the year 1996. This 20th Anniversary version was first launched in the year 2016 for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and the PC. The game has received the “True 3D” remastering. And after receiving this title the game is now turning to the Nintendo Switch Console.
Duke Nukem 3D was created by 3D Realms. The rights to the series was acquired by Gearbox in the year 2010 and launched Duke Nukem Forever in the year 2011.The game stood out of the year in 1996 when they added more adult and comedic flavor to this FPS genre, however the franchise has faced a lot of struggle to find relevance. But it seems that there was no way left and therefore the series launched the game for the Switch. This means that the game is not dead yet.
There are some exclusive features that are added in the Switch version of the 20th Anniversary Edition World Tour Edition. These features include optional motion controls, HD Rumble and gyroscope for aiming. Duke Nukem This version will also support local wireless multiplayer. Just like the other 20th Anniversary package this version will let you play a new fifth episode that wasn’t the part of the actual game. You can also play co-op mode for the campaign with up to eight players through the Nintendo Switch Online.
The game will be available on the Nintendo eShop on 23rd June. It’ll also come up with a limited-period discount which will last till 7th July by decreasing the price from $10 USD to $5 USD. The game is however, available for pre-purchase right now.
In the game, you play as the character Duke, a muscular gunslinger who wanders around fighting the hordes of alien invaders.