Dreamcast shooter Sturmwind EX receiving collector’s edition on Switch

“A must-play for all lovers of challenge and frantic action!”

Critically acclaimed Dreamcast game Sturmwind initially came out in 2013. Since then, it has been re-released and remastered under Sturmwind EX on multiple systems, including for PC, Switch, and Xbox One. Now, the game will be getting a collector’s edition exclusively on Switch.

What is Sturmwind EX?

Sturmwind is a sci-fi shoot ‘em up game. The game has two different modes to choose from: “normal” and “arcade”. With a space fighter craft, players fight an assortment of over a hundred unique enemies across a scrolling background. It contains 16 playable levels on normal mode and 6 on arcade. In normal mode, players can select any stage reached to continue from, but arcade mode doesn’t allow this. 

Along with the physical edition of the game, the collectors edition includes:

  • A certificate of authenticity numbered at 2000 copies. 
  • An exclusive steelbook.
  • A 32-page « making-of » artbook featuring a brand-new interview of Duranik, the studio which developed the game. (book in English)
  • Four lithographs.
  • An exclusive cardboard sleeve.
Sturmwind EX Collector's Edition

How much does the Stormwind EX Collector’s Edition sell for?

The Sturmwind EX Collector’s Edition currently sells for 59,90 € for Nintendo Switch. Those interested should act quick, as there are only 2000 copies available with a certificate of authenticity. If you’re a lover of retro-style games, a captivating sci-fi universe, and a challenge with lots of enemies, then Sturmwind definitely looks like the game for you.

Erin Vieira

Writer, artist, cosplayer, D&D player, Final Fantasy lover, and Bayonetta enthusiast Erin Vieira says that although they were born amongst mortals, someday they will exist as an unknown entity of the void. There will still be video games there, of course.
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