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RUMOR - GameStop listing may point to physical release for Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice on Switch

We've heard whispers

Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice saw release on the Switch eShop awhile back, but it looks like Switch owners might have another way to grab the game in the near future. GameStop Germany has added a new listing for the Switch version of the game, and while it doesn't have a release date, it certainly has pricing more in line with a physical release. We'll just have to hang tight for more info on this one.

Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice current 50% off

A great deal on an even better game

If you've been holding off on a deal for Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice, today's the time to jump in. The game is usually priced at $30, but now you can get it for $15 on the North American eShop. If you need a refresher on what the game's all about, check out the eShop listing here.

How Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice handled its portrayal of mental illness

A very serious approach

Paul Fletcher, a professor of health neuroscience from Cambridge University, was a consultant for Ninja Theory on Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice. Mr. Fletcher gave a keynote on his involvement with the game at the International Game Summit on Mental Health. You can see Mr. Fletcher's entire keynote in the video above, which dives into the deep and challenging process of portraying mental illness in the game.

Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice updated to Version 1.1.0 on Switch, gets a new icon

A much better icon

Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice has been updated to Version 1.1.0. This update includes a new icon, which you can see above. There's also some other changes with this update, which you can see below.

- Updated home screen icon
- Fixed audio sync in Senua’s Psychosis feature video
- Increased font size of subtitles in docked and handheld modes
- Various optimizations and improvements

Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice - Switch Vs. PC (low) Vs. Xbox One

Hell of a job on this one


People are so impressed with Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice on Switch that they keep comparing it to other versions. Check out comparisons with the Xbox One, as well as the PC version using low settings above.

Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice - Switch Vs. PC, and handheld gameplay

Lookin very good


From the makers of Heavenly Sword, Enslaved: Odyssey to the West, and DmC: Devil May Cry, comes a warrior’s brutal journey into myth and madness. Set in the Viking age, a broken Celtic warrior embarks on a haunting vision quest into Viking Hell to fight for the soul of her dead lover.

Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice - another gameplay round-up, including Photo Mode footage



From the makers of Heavenly Sword, Enslaved: Odyssey to the West, and DmC: Devil May Cry, comes a warrior’s brutal journey into myth and madness. Set in the Viking age, a broken Celtic warrior embarks on a haunting vision quest into Viking Hell to fight for the soul of her dead lover.

Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice - Switch performance analysis

Hell of a port

We've already shown some footage from Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice on Switch, and it was super impressive. Now we have another video feature that takes a deep dive into the port to see just how impressive it is. As far as visuals go, it's very clear the dev team behind the project really knew what they were doing.

Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice - gameplay footage, plus PS4 Vs. Switch comparison

Quite the impressive port


Just taking a cursory glance at the two versions, I'm really impressed with how well the Switch version compares to PS4. Yes, there's definitely some differences and concessions made, but not nearly as much as I expected.

Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice hitting Switch on April 11th, 2019

Hell on Earth

A journey into myth and madness

From the makers of Heavenly Sword, Enslaved: Odyssey to the West, and DmC: Devil May Cry comes a warrior’s brutal journey into myth and madness.

Set in the Viking age, a broken Celtic warrior embarks on a haunting vision quest into Viking Hell to fight for the soul of her dead lover.

Created in collaboration with neuroscientists and people who experience psychosis, Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice will pull you deep into Senua’s mind.

Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice hits the Switch on April 11th, 2019. No price point has been revealed at this time.

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