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Raiden V: Director’s Cut coming to Switch in June

Includes two-player local co-op.

Raiden V: Director's Cut

Moss-developed shoot ’em up Raiden V: Director’s Cut is coming to Switch in June via publisher UFO Interactive, according to supply chain sources of Nintendo Soup. The physical edition will ship with the original soundtrack CD.

Raiden V: Director’s Cut is an enhanced version of the original Raiden V. The original Raiden V launched for Xbox One in May 2016, and Raiden V: Director’s Cut launched for PlayStation 4 and PC in September 2017.

Here is an overview of the game, via UFO Interactive:


Arcade hit Raiden first left its mark on the shooting genre 25 years ago. The easy to learn, hard to master series comes to the PlayStation 4 and PC in its most modern and advanced form yet! Join the war for Earth’s future-where the tide of battle holds constant surprises.

Key Features

  • Tag in a friend and unleash devastation on your enemies!
  • Extreme Graphics – Full 1080p support to bring every explosion, missile attack, and Boss Kills to earth-shattering realism on HDTVs and monitors!
  • Tri-View HUD – New levels of frenetic, heart pounding, pulsing action as real-time game status changes, command center data and gameplay simultaneously update you on the action and your performance!
  • Fully narrated storyline for the first time in the series!
  • Fight your own path through a branching storyline!
  • Choose between three different ships to pilot, each with their own strengths and weaknesses and outfit them with nine different weapon types!

Watch a trailer for the Switch version below.

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