Cuphead Is Coming to the Nintendo Switch With Xbox Live Integration

Posted on March 20, 2019 by Mehedi Hassan in Games, Xbox One with 7 Comments

Cuphead First Impressions: Gorgeous but Difficult

Studio MDHR’s incredibly difficult Cuphead title is making its way to the Nintendo Switch. With Xbox Live going cross-platform, Microsoft is working with the makers of the game StudioMDHR to bring the critically acclaimed title to the Nintendo Switch with Xbox Live integration.

Microsoft says the company is working with Studio MDHR to integrate Xbox Live into the Nintendo Switch version of the game. The game will be available on the Nintendo Switch on April 18, but the Xbox Live features will be made later on.

It seems like the Xbox Live integration is still in the early days, so Microsoft and Studio MDHR will introduce the integration with a future update later on. “Fans will now have the opportunity to experience StudioMDHR’s award-winning debut game on Nintendo Switch with Xbox Live! We’ll be working with StudioMDHR to implement Xbox Live features into Cuphead on the Nintendo Switch in the coming months. Given the early stage of our work with StudioMDHR, the Xbox Live features will appear in a post-launch update to Cuphead on Nintendo Switch,” Microsoft said.

Cuphead has already been a huge hit, and it might get a lot of traction on the Switch. But that won’t change the fact that I still can’t get past the first level.

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Comments (7)

7 responses to “Cuphead Is Coming to the Nintendo Switch With Xbox Live Integration”

  1. nbplopes

    Next, it will be in Stadia.

  2. gregsedwards

    Guessing you will still have to buy the game again on the Nintendo Switch platform (a la Minecraft).

    • zybch

      In reply to gregsedwards:

      Well its part of PlayAnywhere and MS is the publisher, so its possible that existing owners like myself and perhaps you will not have to pay full price for it. I honestly can't recall if I paid for minecraft on switch but I don't think I did, who knows.

  3. Nonmoi

    What a great news, I had been waiting to pay extra to play cuphead on switch for years...

  4. Chris_Kez

    As a Cuphead fan I'm happy to hear this, but boy are there going to be some unhappy kids when they discover how freaking hard this game is :p

    • Chris_Kez

      In reply to Chris_Kez:

      Seriously, can I please get a DLC pack that dials down the difficulty at least a little? My six year old always wants to play, and even playing as a team we just get destroyed, lol.

    • zybch

      In reply to Chris_Kez:

      I can't wait for the Nintoddlers to find out how easy their previous platformers have been lol

      But yeah, an 'easy' or 'magazine reviewer' difficulty level might be nice, a bit like Lucasarts did with Monkey Island 2.