Metroidvanias are a dime-a-dozen on the Nintendo Switch, but Aeterna Noctis looks like it might be something special. If you're bought in on it, you might want to check out the physical versions, including the limited Caos Edition.
Check below for the full announcement.
AETERNA NOCTIS PHYSICAL EDITIONS AND DIGITAL PORT FOR NINTENDO SWITCH AVAILABLE NOW
Standard and limited Collector’s Edition released for PS4™, PS5™ and Nintendo Switch™
Barcelona, Spain – November 4, 2022 – SelectaPlay, the video game publishing arm of the audiovisual distributor SelectaVisión, today released the stunning hand-drawn 2D metroidvania Aeterna Noctis which sees a physical release in both a Standard Edition and highly limited Caos Edition (Collector’s Edition) on PlayStation® 4, PlayStation® 5 and Nintendo Switch™ in Europe, with the challenging action-platformer also available on the Nintendo eShop.
The Caos Edition includes a Steelbook version of the game unique to each platform, a premium Collector’s Edition Artbook containing over 224 pages, two stained glass window postcards, three-disc original soundtrack and a Collector's CD cover that includes an exclusive download code for The King of Darkness Digital Soundtrack together with all the musical sheets of the game, all encased in a Collector’s Edition box with a premium finish.
Aeterna Noctis | Launch Trailer:
Aeterna Noctis is a demanding metroidvania that combines intense platform gameplay with enemies that will get the most out of each player. Explore, recover your power and help the king of darkness in an epic adventure only suitable for players who want a real challenge.
Aeterna Noctis on Nintendo Switch™ brings lots of new features, such as high and stable frame rate throughout the entire game, along with several accessibility options that have been added so all players can enjoy the game from start to finish, its puzzles, boss fights, and platform sections.
In addition to new powers for the King of Darkness, new assistance mechanics and several improvements in the main character’s skills and gems have been included. For example, the Guardian Angel now recovers the health of all hearts. Puzzle solving is now much more accessible thanks to the Time Sapphire, a gem that keeps the character weightless when aiming with the arrows.
Aeterna Noctis is rated PEGI 12 and is now available digitally for PlayStation® 4, PlayStation® 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Steam, Epic Games Store, and Nintendo Switch™. Also available is a Physical Standard and limited Caos Edition (Collector’s Edition) for PlayStation® 4, PlayStation® 5 and Nintendo Switch™.