‘Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus’ hits the Nintendo Switch this Summer
Nintendo Switch is getting Wolfenstein II
The hit game “Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus” is coming to the Nintendo Switch this summer, Nintendo confirmed that the game will be ported to the console and available to play on June 29, 2018. You can already pre-order the game on retail sites like Amazon.com ($59) and start streaming it on release day.
The game comes from Bethesda Softworks, and was developed by the award-winning team at MachineGames. “Wolfenstein II” has already been a popular option to play on consoles like the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and the PC and now Nintendo Switch users will finally get a chance to save America. In the story, BJ “Terror-Billy” Blazkowicz must unite a rag-tag group of resistance fighters all striving toward one common goal: kicking Nazis out of America.
“The Wolfenstein franchise is all about over-the-top action, combat and storytelling,” said Jens Matthies, Creative Director at MachineGames. “With The New Colossus, we pushed our creative boundaries even further, and we can’t wait for players to finally experience the next chapter of this wild ride.”
Wolfenstein II sends players to Nazi-controlled America on a mission to recruit the boldest resistance leaders left. Players will fight the Nazis in iconic locations such as small-town Roswell, New Mexico, quarantined New Orleans, and a post-nuclear Manhattan. Armed with an impressive arsenal of fully upgradeable retro sci-fi weaponry, including the all-new Dieselkraftwerk, players can unleash new abilities to blast through legions of advanced Nazi soldiers and über soldiers in this definitive first-person shooter.
Nintendo released a promotional video to get Nintendo Switch fans excited for the port, you can watch that video below.
“Wolfenstein II” was the winner of “Best Action Game” at The Game Awards, and currently has an 87 rating on Metacritic. The game also boasts a 7.6 user rating on the site. Ports can always be tricky, but Bethesda has seen great success on bringing other games like “Skyrim” to the popular and portable Nintendo Switch.