Capcom Arcade Stadium Launches Today on Nintendo Switch; Local Co-Op Announced for Ghosts ‘n Goblins Resurrection

Capcom Arcade Stadium Launches Today on Nintendo Switch; Local Co-Op Announced for Ghosts ‘n Goblins Resurrection

During today’s Nintendo Direct, Capcom revealed that all 32 arcade classics included in Capcom Arcade Stadium are now available for digital download from Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch. The electrifying thrill of an arcade comes to Nintendo Switch with Capcom Arcade Stadium, which offers three different packs of 10 games that each highlight a different era of Capcom arcade goodness. The collection also includes the free-to-download 1943 – The Battle of Midway – and the separate add-on title, Ghosts ‘n Goblins. Retro fans can select specific packs or purchase an all-in-one option containing the 32 games together.
 
The three individual packs in Capcom Arcade Stadium are available for MSRP $14.99 each, and offer access to ‘80s classics like BIONIC COMMANDO and STRIDER, or ‘90s favorites like SUPER STREET FIGHTER II TURBO. The Ghosts ‘n Goblins add-on game will be available for MSRP $1.99. Players can also opt for the all-in pack containing all 32 games, including all three packs of 10, the free 1943 – The Battle of Midway –, and the add-on Ghosts ‘n Goblins, for MSRP $39.99. In addition to releasing on Nintendo Switch, Capcom Arcade Stadium will also be coming to the PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, and Steam. More information regarding these platforms will be revealed at a later date.
 
To celebrate the resurrection of the legendary Capcom series, the original Ghosts ‘n Goblins will be available for free as an add-on game for Capcom Arcade Stadium prior to the February 25 release of Ghosts ‘n Goblins Resurrection. After that release, the Ghosts ‘n Goblins add-on game will be available for individual purchase or as part of the all-in Capcom Arcade Stadium pack.
 
Also revealed during the Nintendo Direct, Ghosts ‘n Goblins Resurrection will introduce local co-op to the Ghosts ‘n Goblins universe for the first time ever. Friends and family members can now join forces with Arthur on his quest to overcome evil as one of three supporting characters: Barry, who creates barriers for protection; Kerry, who carries Arthur through danger; and Archie, who creates bridges to cross.

Additionally, the Capcom USA Twitch channel will be hosting a stream marathon from 10:00am – 10:00pm PT on February 18 and 19 to celebrate the release of Capcom Arcade Stadium. The full schedule of games and streamers will be announced on the Capcom USA social channels.

About Capcom Arcade Stadium:
The must-have collection of games in Capcom Arcade Stadium will include up to four-player local multiplayer for supporting titles in addition to a host of gameplay customization options. For each title, players can adjust Game Speed, Difficulty Level, Display Settings, and Display Filters to their preferences. Capcom Arcade Stadium also includes a universal Rewind feature, allowing players to jump back in time to save themselves (or a friend) from any unforeseen dangers. Whether struggling to defeat a boss or practicing a tricky segment of a game, the Rewind feature unlocks a whole new dimension of gameplay. As players enjoy games, complete challenges and earn achievements in Capcom Arcade Stadium, they will build their CASPO Class. Increasing CASPO Class unlocks in-game frames, including 2D and 3D rendered arcade cabinet designs which mirror players’ input commands to maximize the feeling of playing at your own home arcade. Players looking to make a name for themselves can also tackle the “Timed Challenge” and “Score Challenge” for each title to claim their place on the online leaderboards.
 
About Ghosts ‘n Goblins Resurrection:
Ghosts ‘n Goblins Resurrection marks the heroic return of the series, which debuted over 35 years ago. Paying homage to Ghosts ‘n Goblins and Ghouls ‘n Ghosts, the latest entry combines the franchise’s action platforming gameplay with storybook-like graphics and challenging new obstacles. Whether a longtime Ghosts ‘n Goblins fan or a newcomer, Ghosts ‘n Goblins Resurrection players can guide Arthur through his perilous journey in the Demon Realm using all of the weapons, skills, magic, and new allies at their disposal. Brave knights will need to proceed with extreme caution, as terrifying dangers and imposing challenges await, including familiar enemies like Zombie, Skeleton Murderer, Pigman, and Red Arremer. Ghosts ‘n Goblins Resurrection will be available on February 25, 2021 for MSRP $29.99.

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