Nobunaga’s Ambition Strategy Game Series Heads to Nintendo Switch
KOEI Tecmo Games’ general producer Kou Shibusawa announced on Thursday during a “Historical Simulation Game Day” commemoration livestream event that the company will bring its Nobunaga’s Ambition historical strategy game series to Nintendo‘s newly announced Switch hybrid home/handheld system (the announcement is at 1:12:20 in the linked video above). Shibusawa didn’t announce whether KOEI Tecmo Games will port existing games or make a new game in the series for the system.
The long-running historical strategy game series celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2013. KOEI Tecmo Games released Nobunaga’s Ambition: Sphere of Influence (Nobunaga no Yabō: Sōzō) for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and PC in North America and Europe in September 2015, and released its follow-up, Nobunaga’s Ambition: Sphere of Influence – Ascension in Japan on March 24 for the PS3, PS Vita, and PS4. The company released the game in the West for the PS4 and Steam on Tuesday.