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“SD Gundam G Generation Genesis” Heads to Nintendo Switch on 4/26/2018

Gundam fans, get ready to take this two-year-old title on the go on April 26.

The latest issue of Weekly Famitsu reports that SD Gundam G Generation Genesis will hit the Nintendo Switch on April 26. The game’s official website updated with new details, as well as a teaser trailer and screenshots for the game’s upcoming Switch port.

We break everything down below:


The 105-second promo opens with a CGI cinematic, before cutting away to gameplay (super-imposed on a Switch console, so you know it’s a Switch game). The game’s theme song, which is performed by Yuko Suzuhana, plays as a background track.

Game Details

The game will retail for 6,800 yen ($61.04), and include all previously-released DLC packs. This includes the following:

  • Additional Title Pack: Mobile Suit Gundam: Hathaway’s Flash
  • Additional Unit Pack: Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin
  • Additional Unit Pack: Advance of Zeta: The Flag of Titans
  • Additional Unit Pack: Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt
  • Additional Unit Pack: SD Gundam G Generation Original
  • Additional Unit Pack: Mobile Suit Gundam MSV-R: The Return of Johnny Ridden
  • Additional Unit Pack: Mobile Suit Gundam: Char’s Deleted Affair – Portrait of Young Comet
  • Additional Mobile Suit: Phoenix Zero One
  • Additional Mobile Suit: Gundam Barbatos Lupus
  • Additional Mobile Suit: Sisquiede
  • Additional Mobile Suit: Hot Scramble Gundam
  • Additional Character: Yuko Ortensia
  • Special Stage: Haro, Haro! The Search for Psycho Haro!
  • Special Stage: Haro, Haro! Surrounded on All Sides!
  • Special Stage: Haro, Haro! Topple Those Targets!
  • Special Stage: Haro, Haro! Capital Catch Dream!
  • Special Stage: Haro, Haro! Level Up Trial!

In addition, first-print copies of the game will include a free download of Super Famicom game Super Gachapon World: SD Gundam X.


SD Gundam G Generation Genesis made its debut on the PlayStation 4 and Vita in Japan and Southeast Asia on November 22, 2016. The game sold 175,892 in its debut week, claiming the #2 and #3 spots on the Media Create sales charts.

Source: Gematsu [1] [2]

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