CrossCode launches digitally for PS4, Xbox One, and Switch on July 9, physically for PS4 and Switch on August 28

2D action RPG gets a release date on consoles.

CrossCode

The PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Switch versions of 2D action RPG CrossCode will launch digitally on July 9 for $19.99, publisher Deck13 Spotlight and developer Radical Fish announced. Pre-orders for the Xbox One version are available now via the Microsoft Store.

ININ Games also announced it will release a physical edition of CrossCode for PlayStation 4 and Switch at all major retailers across North America and Europe on August 28. Exclusive and limited SteelBook and Collector’s editions are also available for pre-order now exclusively via Strictly Limited Games.

CrossCode first launched for PC, Mac, and Linux via Steam in September 2018 following a three-year long Early Access period.

Here is an overview of the game, via its Steam page:

About

This retro-inspired 2D action RPG might outright surprise you. CrossCode combines 16-bit SNES-style graphics with butter-smooth physics, a fast-paced combat system, and engaging puzzle mechanics, served with a gripping sci-fi story.

CrossCode is all about how it plays! That’s why there is a free Steam demo! Go give it a try! Take the best out of two popular genres, find a good balance between them and make a great game. That’s what CrossCode does. You get the puzzles of Zelda-esque dungeons and are rewarded with the great variety of equipment you know and love from RPGs. During the fast-paced battles you will use the tools you find on your journey to reveal and exploit the enemies’ weaknesses and at the same time will be able to choose equipment and skills for a more in-depth approach in fighting your enemies.

Key Features

  • Dive into a massive adventure with a playtime of around 30 to 80 hours.
  • Explore a large world with seven unique areas and hidden secrets all over the place.
  • Fight over 120 enemy types including 30-plus boss fights.
  • Enter seven expansive dungeons, all with with unique themes and puzzle mechanics.
  • Master over 90 combat arts and even more passive skills.
  • Solve over 100 quests with a great variety of tasks and unique challenges.
  • 60-plus music tracks made by a rice ball (yes).

Watch a new set of trailers below. View a new set of screenshots and box art at the gallery.

English

Digital Release Date Trailer

Physical Release Date Trailer

Japanese

Use the coupon code "GEMATSU" for 5% off.

comment policy

Comment Policy

Comments are welcome and encouraged on Gematsu. However, we ask that you follow a simple set of guidelines:

  • Read the full article before commenting.
  • Stay on topic.
  • No drive-by comments, including trolling, baiting, or shit-posting.
  • Know when not to comment. If you do not care about a topic, you do not need to comment.
  • No offensive comments. This includes abusive, threatening, pornographic, misleading, or libelous content / language, as well as general harassment and individual attacks.
  • No port-begging.
  • No console wars.
  • Use spoiler tags when posting spoiler or NSFW (non-nude-only) content. For example: <spoiler>Woe is Leomon.</spoiler> State the subject of the content outside of the spoiler tags.
  • Be respectful towards other commenters. You do not have to agree with each other, but debate politely. If you find that a commenter is not following this simple etiquette, do not carry on the conversation—simply report it.

Gematsu reserves the right to edit or delete any comments without notice. This comment policy is subject to change at any time.