Shantae: Half-Genie Hero launch trailer + release date for retail (North America)

Earlier this week, WayForward announced that Shantae: Half-Genie Hero would be released on December 20th on the Nintendo eShop of the Wii U. That’s the release date for both Europe and North America, as the two regions get the game on the same day.

The price for that version of the game will be $19.99 and 16.99€. You will need at least 2 179.7MB of free space on your Wii U or your external HDD in order to download it.

Those who prefer to buy games at retail will have to wait one extra week, as that version of Shantae: Half-Genie Hero comes out on December 27th on Wii U. It’s bit more expensive ($29.99), but it comes in a nice box, and with a soundtrack CD featuring 30 tracks from the game’s soundtrack. Unfortunately, it doesn’t look like there will be such a release in Europe (at least, for the time being)…

If you’re interested in that version, you can pre-order it now from [NB: affiliate link], or one of the following retailers:

To celebrate the release date announcement, XSEED shared a “Launch Date Announcement” trailer for the game:

Finally, here’s some additional screenshots (from the PS4 version):

Shantae: Half-Genie Hero (Wii U eShop) comes out on December 20th in Europe and North America. The retail version will follow on December 27th, only in North America. Naturally, the Upcoming Releases page has been updated!

Source: XSEED PR



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