After personally fretting for years about the lack of Sega CD game cases, both parties thought they’d corner the market on these obscure supplies. Then they found out that, against all odds, they had competition.
The original arcade Punch-Out!! is heading to Switch on March 30. That’s when it’ll release on the Japanese eShop, anyway, which anyone can access. It’ll probably end up on other eShops around the same time as part of Nintendo and Hamster’s Arcade Archives.
"It’s still about quality, first and foremost," says Damon Baker, Nintendo’s senior manager of publisher and developer relations. "But I think we have a better understanding of what is resonating on the system."