Kalypso Media have announced the release date for the Nintendo Switch version of Commandos 2 – HD Remaster.
The game is currently available on Windows PC (via GOG, and Steam), PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and December 4th on Nintendo Switch. The RTS remaster boasts improved graphics, reworked controls, a new UI, and a new tutorial mode. Players go behind enemy lines in WW2, seeking to undermine the enemy and help the war effort.
You can find the Nintendo Switch release date trailer below.
In earlier news, the game’s launch drew controversy. Nazi and Japanese Imperial symbols had been censored and removed from the game, with Kalypso Media later stating “We do not want to encourage racism, discrimination or exclusion with our games.”
You can find the full rundown (via Steam) below.
- Re-imagined in HD with reworked controls, modernized UI and an overhauled tutorial.
- Interactive environments: steal enemy uniforms and weapons, climb poles, swing from cables, swim, utilize vehicles, and climb in/out of buildings, ships and planes.
- Control nine unique commandos, each with different skills and specializations including green beret, sniper, demolition expert, diver, seductress and thief.
- The Commandos series’ first appearance in a modern 3D Engine: rotate the environment 360 degrees, move seamlessly in and out of buildings, submarines, planes and underwater, and zoom in and out of the environment.
- Authentic WWII scenarios: 10 missions spanning 9 different environments in night and day, with realistic weather effects.
- The choice is yours: how you tackle each mission is up to you. Experiment with skills and weapons in a challenging “against the odds” gameplay style.
- WWII vehicles and weapons, including jeeps, tanks, trucks, ships, bazookas and flame-throwers.
ABOUT THIS GAME
Relive the real-time tactics masterpiece that defined the genre like no other: Originally developed by the legendary Pyro Studios, Commandos 2 – HD Remaster is a true homage to one of gaming’s most celebrated masterpieces. Experience Commandos 2 Men of Courage like never before in high definition with reworked controls, UI and tutorial.
Take control of an elite group of commandos who must venture deep into enemy territory and utilize their combined expertise to complete a series of notoriously demanding missions set in World War II. Go covert into various environments based on authentic World War II locations and lead your team of commandos against overwhelming odds, operate covertly and turn the tide of war.