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Friday the 13th: The Game is coming to Nintendo Switch

Friday the 13th Nintendo Switch
Friday the 13th Nintendo Switch (Image credit: Gun Media)

What you need to know

  • Friday the 13th: The Game has come to the Nintendo Switch.
  • Developed by Black Tower Studios and published by Gun Media, the physical version is being distributed by Nighthawk Interactive
  • Titled Friday the 13th: The Game Ultimate Slasher Edition, this version includes all DLC released so far, a poster and more.
  • Friday the 13th: The Game Ultimate Slasher Edition is available for $40 at Amazon (opens in new tab).

Friday the 13th has come for the Nintendo Switch. Titled the Ultimate Slasher Edition, this version of the game includes every bit of DLC that's been released so far, including a variety of special kills, new survivors, skins and more. This physical release also includes a special poster.

The game pits several survivors against Jason, who must track down and kill each of them on maps pulled from the history of the iconic slasher film series. Different survivors and even different versions of Jason can be unlocked, each with unique strengths, weakness and special executions. There's a variety of different singleplayer challenges and if you don't want to play online, offline matches with AI bots are also available.

Friday the 13th: The Game Ultimate Slasher Edition is $39.99 USD at different retailers. While Amazon links don't appear to be live quite yet, they should be available extremely soon.

Samuel Tolbert
Samuel Tolbert

Samuel Tolbert is a freelance gaming writer who started working for iMore and its sister sites Windows Central and Android Central in July 2019. He handles news, previews, reviews, and exclusive original reporting, and has also been featured on TechRadar.

With a background studying engineering before he shifted his focus to gaming journalism, he's skilled at identifying technical advantages and disadvantages provided by different hardware. If he’s not writing something, he’s off playing video games, spending time with his pets, exercising, or reading. He's also fond of trying to draw things with his iPad.