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Update: Thanks to Studio MDHR artist Tyler Moldenhauer (known as teeth at Resetera), we have confirmation that Cuphead will be receiving a physical release for Nintendo Switch. We’ll report back with more details on this as new information becomes available.

In the meantime, you can have a look at official artwork for Cuphead on Switch, shared by Nintendo and Studio MDHR!


A long-held rumor, and even longer wish has come true: Cuphead is coming to Nintendo Switch! Get ready to bump gums with a whole host of hell-indebted foes all rendered in a gorgeous hand-drawn style.

Already a recognized darling, this marks a great get for Switch owners. Run, gun, and have some fun when Cuphead jaunts on over to Switch on April 18th.

View the details from the press release:

TORONTO – MARCH 20, 2019 – Studio MDHR announced today via the Nintendo Switch Nindies Showcase Spring 2019 that Cuphead will land on the Nintendo eShop on April 18, 2019! What’s more, the game is available for pre-purchase starting today for: $19.99 USD, $25.99 CAD, £16.99, and 19,99€.

In addition to the game’s launch on Switch, a major, free content update will also make its way to all versions of Cuphead (Xbox One, PC, Mac) on the same day.

The new free content update will add both fun surprises and longtime requested features such as: playable Mugman in single-player, new fully animated cutscenes, never-before-seen art and fight intros, ten additional languages, a plethora of bug fixes, and plenty of secrets for players to discover. Read the full list of changes on Studio MDHR’s blog right here.




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When he isn’t writing for Nintendo Wire, Ricky’s anticipating the next Kirby, Fire Emblem, or if the stars ever align, Mother 3 to be released. Till then he’ll have the warm comfort of Super Smash Bros. to keep him going.