XSEED Games announced on Friday that the retail edition of the crowd-funded action game developed by WayForward, Shantae: Half-Genie Hero, is nearly ready for release. The game will launch for the PlayStation 4 and PS Vita on December 20th while the game will hit the Wii U one week later on December 27th.
To celebrate the series’ first full HD release, a limited “Risky Beats” retail edition will be packaged with a musical selections CD containing 30 songs from the game’s soundtrack for PS4, PS Vita, as well as for Wii U system in North America. for a suggested retail price of $34.99 CAD.
The retail release date for Wii U is scheduled to be one week later on December 27th, however the launch date listed by Canadian retailers is actually January 3rd, 2017. While the release of the physical games may be a bit later on Nintendo’s home console, WayForward will launch the PS4 and Wii U versions digitally on December 20th. for $19.99 USD.
Nintendo.com doesn’t currently list any release date or price.
XSEED Games will handle publishing duties for the digital PS Vita release from PS Store, also scheduled for December 20th, for $19.99 USD.
Shantae: Half-Genie Hero is developed by WayForward and is rated “T for Teen” by the ESRB. Whenever the game actually hits in Canada, it’s sure to be another great game! You can check out our review of the previous 3DS entry Shantae and the Pirates Curse here.