Aspyr has announced a definitive edition of the Rooster Teeth RWBY: Grimm Eclipse video game coming to Nintendo Switch in May.
This May, the Definitive Edition of the Rooster Teeth RWBY: Grimm Eclipse video game arrives on Nintendo Switch.
Scheduled to hit the eShop on May 13 RWBY: Grimm Eclipse – Definitive Edition comes with the 3-year content updates already released for the game, plus brand new content. The Switch release introduces “a new and exclusive two-player couch co-op game” (in addition to the existing four-player online co-op) and “eight completely new outfits added to the iconic collection of characters.”
Based on the popular anime-inspired series by Rooster Teeth RWBY, Grimm’s Eclipse started life in 2014 as a fan game (originally titled RWBY: Grim Eclipse) developed by Jordan Scott, and Rooster Teeth Games will soon bring Scott on board to help develop an official version. GRAMrimm eclipse initially released for PC via Steam Early Access in late 2015, with a full PC version coming in 2016, followed by a Macintosh version. In 2017, the game made its way to the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 consoles.
The next Definitive Edition for Switch comes from Aspyr, a developer who has already ported several existing games to Nintendo’s hybrid console, most notably Star Wars titles like Jedi Knight II – Jedi Outcast Y Episode I – Runner.
“In RWBY: Grimm Eclipse – Definitive Edition, join your friends in intense combat action as one of eight Beacon Academy students and stop the evil forces of Grimm and Doctor Merlot, “reads an official synopsis.” Level up your favorite RWBY character and traverse Remnant in new stories or in Grimm Gauntlet mode. Recruit your friends and team up to save Remnant! “A list of key features can be found below.
Become the Ultimate Team – Team up with your friends in two-player couch co-op or four-player online co-op and use powerful team attacks.
Play as your favorite characters – Play as Ruby, Weiss, Blake, Yang, and the JNPR team and unlock each character’s unique abilities and upgrades.
Customize your style – Do you want to fight with the new outfits from Volume 7? I wonder what it’s like to run around Remnant in pajamas? Maybe you prefer to try the exclusive Power Armor never seen before? No matter your style, there are plenty of outfit options for all RWBY fans.
Immerse yourself in the world of RWBY – Experience an exclusive and fully canonical story with a full voiceover from the show’s cast and an original score by the RWBY composer.
Conquer Grimm’s Gauntlet and Horde Mode – Prove that you are the best hunter or hunter defeating waves of enemies and building defense turrets in challenging alternative game modes.
In addition to the relaunch of the game, Rooster Teeth is hosting the “RWBY Definitive Couch Co-Op Pack” raffle, in which fans can enter to win one of three prize packages, valued at $ 1,000 each. Winners will be announced the week of May 13.
Developed by Rooster Teeth Games and Aspyr, RWBY: Grimm Eclipse – Definitive Edition arrives for Nintendo Switch on May 13.
Source: YouTube Aspyr Media
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