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.hack//G.U. Last Recode Coming To Nintendo Switch In March 2022

.hack//G.U. Last Recode of a determined-looking character with long white hair wielding a glowing sword behind them.

Bandai Namco Entertainment and developer CyberConnect2 have announced that their seminal pseudo-online JRPG .hack//G.U. Last Recode is coming to Nintendo Switch on March 10th, 2022. The announcement came by way of a trailer hosted on the official Bandai Namco Entertainment YouTube channel. Check it out below!

The collection was originally released on PlayStation 4 and Windows PC via Steam, in November 2017. .hack//G.U. Last Recode contains all three releases within the .hack//G.U series—Vol 1: Rebirth, Volume 2: Reminisce, and Volume 3: Redemption—alongside an additional fourth entry exclusive to the collection—Reconnection—taking place after the original trilogy’s narrative.

The port to Nintendo Switch will also include amenities from the previous collections, including an added retry function, a Cheat Mode (enabling players to play the game with maxed out characters and equipment), and a host of system upgrades including increased movement and rebalanced combat encounter design.

.hack//G.U. Last Recode tells the story of protagonist Haseo as he explores the VRMMORPG known as “The World,” a monolithic online game where players are falling comatose after character death. Players move between The World and the offline world as Haseo slowly uncovers the machinations hidden within the environments of The World and comes to terms with himself and both worlds around him.

If you’re curious about what RPGFan thought of .hack//G.U. Last Recode, check out our review penned by Peter Triezenberg!

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Trent Argirov

Trent Argirov

Trent is a news editor for RPGFan. If not writing news or lending a voice to the odd podcast, he can be seen, in the Australian wild, drinking copious amounts of iced coffee, working on various manuscripts, and keeping the occasional wandering cat company. His video game backlog stretches far and wide, and sources swear he's slowly working on it, one day at a time.

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