The Banner Saga series was announced to be coming to Nintendo Switch during the last Nindies Showcase broadcast, with The Banner Saga 3 launching simultaneously on Switch and other platforms, and the previous two games launching on Switch before it. That does’t leave a lot of time for the other games to release on Switch, which means Stoic needs to hurry on up with those ones.
Happily enough, they’ve started. The first Banner Saga game launches on Nintendo Switch next week, on May 17, with pre-purchases available for it right now. The game will cost $20, just like on other platforms. Given its blend of adventure, SRPG, and VN elements, the game promises to be an exciting and uniquely well suited fit for the Switch, too.
The Banner Saga 2 should hopefully be on the Switch by next month too, allowing Switch owners to play through both games, and carry their saves over into The Banner Saga 3 when it launches on PC, Mac, Xbox One, PS4, and Switch.
Your #Switch Saga begins on May 17, 2018!#BannerSaga 1 comes to @Nintendo Switch next week – you can pre-purchase now: https://t.co/lXB6z1032N#indiegamedevelopment #indiedev #indiegame pic.twitter.com/phOyonBmbc
— The Banner Saga (@BannerSaga) May 10, 2018