GALAK-Z: Variant S Nintendo Switch Launch Date Announced

Monday, June 11th, 2018

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GungHo Online Entertainment have announced that 17-BIT’s space-shooter adventure game GALAK-Z: Variant S (which will be available for a hands on demo at E3) will be available for the Switch on June 28 for $9.99 USD, which comes packaged with more than $25 USD in value of in-game currency. GALAK-Z: Variant S will include in-game purchases.



GALAK-Z: Variant S Launching June 28 on Nintendo Switch Courtesy of GungHo Online Entertainment America
Latest Entry in the GALAK-Z Franchise Lets Players Engage In Galactic Adventure, Conquest, and Alien Bot Battles
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – June 11, 2018 – GungHo Online Entertainment America (GOEA) has announced that 17-BIT’s space-shooter adventure game GALAK-Z: Variant S will be available for a hands-on demo at next month’s Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3). Between Tuesday, June 12 and Thursday, June 14 at booth #4800, GOEA will offer E3 attendees the opportunity to experience GALAK-Z: Variant S on the Nintendo Switch on the show floor. The galactic space adventure will be available for the Nintendo Switch on June 28 for $9.99 USD, which comes packaged with more than $25 USD in value of in-game currency. GALAK-Z: Variant S will include in-game purchases.
In GALAK-Z: Variant S, players trek across the universe as A-Tak, the last surviving human pilot, who is fighting to take the universe back from the evil Baron’s Imperial forces. Using a sleek and agile spaceship or an advanced sword-wielding Mech, players can combat the galaxy’s most heinous Imperial fighters, pirate raiders, and space bugs through a colorful and engaging story campaign with more than a hundred replayable missions.
“Bringing GALAK-Z: Variant S to the Nintendo Switch was a move we made for the players. The Switch caters to a wide and engaging audience with a deep love for games,” said Jake Kazdal, CEO and founder of 17-BIT. “We’re bringing new changes and making the most of the Switch’s portability and clever design.”
GALAK-Z Variant S features include:
  • To Infinity and Be Gone – Vanquish the galaxy’s most dubious enemies and fight your way through the Baron’s army of Imperial goons as you juke, blast, and hack your way through tightly-packed, beautifully-crafted environments with your nimble piloting skills
  • Galactic Mech Battles – Transform into a Mech and take on the galaxy with your trusty laser sword in gripping, close-quarters combat
  • Go, Fight, Win! – Clash with player-created squads in the Bot Battle League and earn trophies to reap better rewards in asynchronous multiplayer
  • Another Man’s Trash… – Collect Salvage, Relics, and Bots scattered across the cosmos to upgrade your spaceship and Mech to maximize your combat-readiness
  • Portable Action – Experience true gaming thrills as you blast and survive through a rich campaign with over a hundred endlessly replayable missions all on the Nintendo Switch

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