Death end re;Quest Switch Release Set for April
Idea Factory International announced that it is releasing the Nintendo Switch version of Death end re;Quest in North America and Europe. The game will be released on the console in both regions on April 27, 2021, following the Japanese Switch release in December 2020. Physical editions are available to pre-order now through Limited Run Games and will also be available through Idea Factory International’s online store, priced at $39.99.
Death end re;Quest was originally released in North America and Europe for PlayStation 4 in February 2019 before being released on PC via Steam in May 2019. The game follows two main protagonists, Shina Ninomiya and Arata Mizunashi, both employees of the developer behind fictional VRMMORPG World’s Odyssey. Though the VRMMORPG has been cancelled, Shina finds herself trapped within the game, while Arata attempts to rescue her from the real world in the city of Sagami. Those looking to read more about Death end re;Quest can check out Pascal Tekaia’s review of its PlayStation 4 version. A sequel, Death end re;Quest 2, released for PC and PlayStation 4 in 2020.