A Nintendo Direct Mini was held earlier today, officially announcing a Nintendo Switch port of Atlus’ action puzzle game Catherine: Full Body on July 2, 2020 in Japan, Asia and Korea, and July 7, 2020 in the Americas and Europe.
This represents the first Atlus published game for the Nintendo Switch, following the company’s online consumer survey explicitly asking users which of their games they would like to see ported to the platform.
This port had previously been confirmed through a South Korean rating via the Game Content Rating Classification Committee.
A press release and overview of Catherine: Full Body for the Nintendo Switch:
IRVINE, Calif – March 26, 2020 – Newly announced via Nintendo Direct, the acclaimed cult classic Catherine: Full Body makes its way to the Nintendo Switch™ system this July 7!
Sample a taste of the nightmare through the announcement trailer:
Catherine: Full Body is a gripping, action-adventure puzzler that features a mature story about complex relationships and difficult choices. Our story centers around commitment phobic Vincent, who is at a crossroads of taking the next step in his long-term relationship or leaving it all behind. Succumbing to the temptation of a new romance, Vincent then finds himself trapped in a recurring nightmare of a crumbling tower of puzzle blocks he must climb to survive to see another day…
- This mature action-adventure puzzler will thrill players with a story that delves into relationships and the difficult choices we make
- Choices that will determine your fate in multiple story branches and 13 available endings
- Overcome challenging and addictive puzzles to survive the nightmare
- Play on the go: whether it’s Versus or Co-op mode, it’s never a baaaa-d time to play with your friends
- Original Catherine: Full Body add-on content now included in game (Catherine ‘Ideal Voice’ Set, Playable Character Set, Persona 5 Joker Character & Commentary Set, Bonus Content: Horn-Rimmed Glasses)
Additionally, the Switch port of Catherine: Full Body will include three new “Ideal Voices”:
- Kana Hanazawa: “Healing Flower”
- Ayana Taketatsu: “Feisty Junior”
- Marina Inoue: “Intelligent Beauty”
The official website can be found here. The game will cost $49.99 USD, and physical pre-orders will include a bonus “Sheep Keychain.”
Catherine: Full Body had been released for both the PS4 and PlayStation Vita in Japan, on February 14, 2019. The game was then released in South Korea and Asia on April 25, 2019 for the PS4, and the Americas and Europe on September 4, 2019 for the PS4. A port of the original Catherine was released for the PC called Catherine Classic on January 10, 2019.