Metal Slug Tactics Launches 2022 on PC and Nintendo Switch; Gameplay Reveal Trailer

Metal Slug Tactics

SNK Corporation has announced the release date of Metal Slug Tactics, and shared the Gameplay Reveal trailer.

Metal Slug Tactics launches 2022 on Windows PC (via Steam) and Nintendo Switch.

As previously reported, the game brings the action series into a tactical strategy RPG. Lead the Peregrine Falcon Squad, wield classic weapons, and take down titanic robotic foes in the series’ gorgeous pixel art and fluid animation.

Skill trees and roguelite elements also promise to make missions highly replayable, and help players jump back in should they be felled in battle. The game also features music by Tee Lopes (Sonic Mania, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge, Streets of Rage 4’s Mr. X Nightmare DLC, and more).

You can find the Gameplay Reveal trailer below.

You can find the rundown (via Steam) below.

METAL SLUG is back with a brand new entry in the METAL SLUG universe. Discover a new side of the emblematic run’n’gun and jump into a dynamic tactical RPG with roguelike elements! Super fun and lighthearted, Metal Slug Tactics takes what makes METAL SLUG so special and unique and brings it to the tactical genre!



Experience the iconic dynamic battles of the METAL SLUG series with a brand new perspective. Build up your adrenaline bar to unlock super attacks and use them wisely. Gain some precious war experience after each battle and unlock weapons or bonus perks to upgrade your team’s firepower.


Choose between iconics brothers-in-arms to create the perfect team to stop the war.

Launch simultaneous attacks on your targets with the sync. mechanic to deal a hell lot of damage to the enemies! Don’t forget to call in some reinforcements if your team isn’t enough! They will send over the heavy artillery to support you: the Metal Slug, air raids, you name it, you get it!


Ending the war won’t be easy. Many challenges await, prepare to die again and again but never give up!

Play and replay your favorite missions as much as you want! Use the skills you acquired through each battle you have won so far to take down your enemies!


Donald Morden is back! After a long time being hidden in a country opposed to the World Government, he patiently staged a coup d’etat and is finally ready to take revenge upon the World with the army he gathered throughout the years.

The Peregrine Falcons will have to do everything in their power to make it through the enemy lines and take down Morden before we get further into the war!


● Discover the first tactical RPG of the METAL SLUG Series
● Experience huge replayability with hand-crafted terrain tiles
● Enjoy amazing pixel-art graphics respectful of the series
● Face challenging die and retry mechanics with your squad
● Challenge iconic bosses from the METAL SLUG series
● Choose between iconics brothers-in-arms to create the perfect team
● Find the best combos to beat your enemies in epic battles

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Ryan was a former Niche Gamer contributor.