Ninjala will launch for Switch via the Nintendo eShop on May 27 in the west and May 28 in Japan as a free-to-play title, publisher GungHo Online Entertainment America announced.
Here is an overview of the game, via Nintendo.com:
Ninjala is an online action battle game featuring ninja and gum! Assume the role of a modern-day ninja and take part in the Ninjala tournament!
- Ninja-Gum – Use Ninja-Gum to blow bubbles that can be tossed at your foes, craft all sorts of weapons, and dash across stages. The appearance and variety of your weapon will vary depending on the type of Ninja-Gum you use.
- Competitive Play – Take part in Battle Royale-style matches of up to eight players and vie for supremacy with ninja around the world. The player who earns the most points over the course of the match will be declared the winner. Score points by defeating your opponents, obtaining items, destroying drones positioned across the stage, and more. Earn extra points by taking down your opponents with an IPPON—impressive finishing techniques.
- Cooperative Play – Join up with friends and take part in a 4-on-4 team battle. Cooperate with your teammates and earn more points than the opposing team to be declared the winner.
- Avatar – A colorful variety of costumes and accessories from an array of unique fashion brands are available. Choose from a wide variety of avatar items which can be combined as you see fit. You can stick to one brand for a consistent look, or mix and match to create a style all your own!
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