8-bit open-world RPG Artifact Adventure Gaiden DX for Switch launches June 6

Nostalgic, but new.

Artifact Adventure Gaiden DX

Publisher room6 and developer Bluffman Games will release open-world RPG Artifact Adventure Gaiden DX for Switch via the Nintendo eShop on June 6 for $9.99 / 1,000 yen, the companies announced.

Artifact Adventure Gaiden DX will also be playable at BitSummit 7 Spirits at the Kyoto International Exhibition Hall Miyako Messe from June 1 to 2.

Here is an overview of the game, via Nintendo.com:

Nostalgic but new! 8-bit style open-world RPG!

The music and the color—the brand new 8-bit style “adventure” and “story” is here.

An adventurer that can travel anywhere with his knowledge.

An old swordsman that has the best skills.

A noble that has the wealth to acquire anything in the world.

Select your partners and explore the open world!

Your “choices” create your “future”…

When you explore the world three years later, will it be “happiness”, “sorrow”, or something else…?

Couch co-op battle is available for Nintendo Switch version!

Play with your friends and defeat the deadly monsters!

Also includes an option to play with 8-bit style design!

Watch a trailer below.

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