Aksys Games will release Collar x Malice for Switch in 2020 in North America and Europe, the publisher announced at its Anime Expo 2019 panel.
Collar x Malice first launched for PS Vita in August 2016 in Japan and July 2017 worldwide, and is due out for Switch in 2020 in Japan.
Here is an overview the game, via Aksys Games:
A dangerous shadow organization launches a campaign of fear and violence in the city of Shinjuku, pushing society to the brink of chaos. As a young police officer tasked with restoring order, you become the target of an attack, and have a poisonous collar attached to your neck. With the situation spiraling out of control and time running out, five mysterious strangers appear to aid you in your quest for the truth. Who can you trust? Will you be able to save yourself and the soul of Shinjuku from the clutches of oblivion? In a city bound by malice, you are the only hope for salvation!
- Many Paths to the Truth – Elements of choice and trust weave together to form a branching narrative leading to multiple unique endings! Weigh your options carefully and follow your instincts in your quest to restore order to the city!
- Stalked by Death, Bound by Malice – Put your detective skills to the test! The mysterious and deadly collar attached to your neck holds the key to solving a myriad of sinister secrets. Will you crack the case in time?
- Mind Bending Narrative with Massive Amounts of Gameplay – Collar X Malice offers intriguing characters, brooding visuals and a gripping story full of mystery guaranteed to keep you coming back for more!