Looks like new Fire Emblem fans who don’t have a clue about the origins of the franchise will get a dose of nostalgia served their way for a limited time, as Nintendo has announced that they are porting the 1990 Famicom game Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon & The Blade of Light to the Nintendo Switch this December.
Check out the announcement trailer below and see history revisited for the first time for a new generation of fans.
As the title that started it all and first introduced Prince Marth and his escapades, this will be the first time that Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon & The Blade of Light will be ported to the west. Here’s an overview of the game from Nintendo themselves.
Play the Famicom Classic that Started the Fire Emblem Legacy—Localized for the First Time
Meet Marth and recruit some of the most beloved Fire Emblem characters in their 8-bit glory as you play through all 25 chapters of this classic Famicom tactical role-playing game, localized and released for the first time in North America—for a limited time.
Follow Marth on an Epic Journey
From defending the kingdom of Talys to facing off against the titular Shadow Dragon, this scrappy hero must be poised to take on any challenge. Luckily, he has a capable group of allies at his side: Tiki, Minerva, the Whitewing Sisters, and more!
See Marth’s humble beginnings from a refugee in Talys to the hero of Archanea!
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Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon & The Blade of Light will be on the Nintendo e-shop starting December 4 and is available until March 31, 2021.