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FRIDAY THE 13TH: THE GAME STALKS ITS WAY TO NINTENDO SWITCH RETAIL THIS AUGUST
EDISON, NEW JERSEY – June 20, 2019 – Gruesome third-person horror survival game Friday the 13th: The Game is coming to Nintendo Switch North American retail stores on Aug. 13 with the Ultimate Slasher Edition, courtesy of distributor Nighthawk Interactive. Equipped with the full base game, all released downloadable content (DLC) and an 11”x17” limited-edition poster, physical Switch copies are available now for pre-orders through GameStop and Amazon for $39.99, and coming soon to retailers including Best Buy and Target.
Publisher Gun Media and developer Black Tower Studios are bringing Friday the 13th: The Game to Nintendo Switch for the first time, as a love letter to the original movie franchise with iconic film locations and character models painstakingly recreated down to the bloody details. The game pits eight players against each other, either as one of seven teen counselors, or as iconic killer Jason Voorhees himself. Counselors must search for the tools to survive, escape or even try to take down the infamous murder machine, while Jason must rely on his array of abilities to track, hunt and kill his prey. The teens need to contend with time itself, too, as Jason not only feeds off the fear of his victims, but also becomes stronger as the night progresses.
Friday the 13th: The Game Ultimate Slasher Edition for the Nintendo Switch includes:
Friday the 13th: The Game Ultimate Slasher Edition is coming to North American retailers on Aug. 13 for Nintendo Switch, priced at $39.99, with pre-orders available now. The game is rated M for Mature by the ESRB.
About Nighthawk Interactive
Built by a team of industry veterans, Nighthawk Interactive aims to combine their proven experience with the ever-changing needs of modern game development. With a strong focus on publishing, co-publishing, retail distribution and business development support, Nighthawk is about helping developers make the great games we love to play. For more information about Nighthawk, visit www.NighthawkInteractive.com, and follow us on Twitter at (@NH_Interactive).
About Gun Media
Based in Kentucky, Gun Media is a publisher of interactive entertainment comprised of industry veterans with unique and complementary backgrounds. The mission of Gun is to build fresh and exciting interactive experiences for a wide range of platforms and gamers. The team shares a vision that game development is not just the creation of a product, but the blending of art, design, and technology to produce an experience that engages and entertains players from all over the world.
About Black Tower Studios
Black Tower Studios is located in Tokyo, Japan. Comprised of industry veterans from around the world, developers at Black Tower Studios have worked on a variety of AAA titles across multiple publishers.
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FRIDAY THE 13TH and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © New Line Productions, Inc. and Horror, Inc. (each to the extent of their interest).
*does not include Kickstarter/Backer exclusive “Savini Jason” character or backer exclusive clothing pack.
Nighthawk Interactive PR Contacts
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