No Joke, PlatinumGames Is Releasing Sol Cresta On The Nintendo Switch 1

No Joke, PlatinumGames Is Releasing Sol Cresta On The Nintendo Switch

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No Joke, PlatinumGames Is Releasing Sol Cresta On The Nintendo Switch 2

Remember this time last year when PlatinumGames pranked everyone with the announcement of a new arcade shoot ’em up known as Sol Cresta? Well, now – a year later, on the same date, it’s announced the same game really is happening and will be coming to the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and PC at some point this year.

The announcement trailer featured above notes how the game is “now in development” – so stay tuned for more updates, like a release date. As we previously mentioned, this title is based on the ’80s side-scrolling shoot em’ ups Moon Cresta and Terra Cresta, and will be the first entry in Hamster’s “Neo-Classic Arcade” series.

It’s worth pointing out Hamster retweeted the following tweet, and filed a logo trademark for Sol Cresta last month.

Back in January, Kamiya told fans this announcement would be a little “smaller in scale” compared to the previous announcements, but should still be exciting. Noticeably there’s also a new icon on display on the PlatinumGames’ website that’s scheduled to be revealed at some point this year. Fingers crossed it’s got something to do with Bayonetta 3.

Will you be checking out Sol Cresta whenever it arrives on the Nintendo Switch? Leave a comment down below.