If you've been wanting to play Fishing Spirits: Nintendo Switch Version but couldn't due to the lack of English translation, we've got great news for you. Bandai Namco is giving the game an English release in Asia, where it'll be called Ace Angler: Nintendo Switch Edition. You can check out a full English overview for the game below.
In the Nintendo Switch version, enjoy the realistic force feedback of casting the line and reeling in the fish with Joy-Con “Rod Technique.” More fun is also added in with responsive HD vibration, where the rod responses when the fish takes the bait as though you’re fishing for real!
Under the supervisor of the Ace Angler team, the “Medal Mode” of the arcade fishing simulation game will be followed closely and implemented into Nintendo Switch to enjoy the fishing experience fully! Furthermore, set sail on a journey with the Kappa brothers in the single-player ‘Adventure Mode’ to capture all the big fishes.
Have fun with your family and friends in “Competition Mode” in which Joy-Cons can be split up and played up to four players! The three modes can be selected accordingly to the meet players’ playstyle and needs! There are also 50 new species added into the game, giving a total of 220 fishes to be caught! Take on the challenge and reel in all the fishes!
About Ace Angler
Ace Angler is a popular fishing stimulation game in arcades all over the globe.
A fishing stimulation game where you reel in small fishes such as clownfish and boxfish as well as the big fishes such as angler shark, giant squid using a “Rod Controller”! Acquire medals when you catch a fish and get even more medals when you reel in the big fishes!
The Asian release of Ace Angler: Nintendo Switch Version will feature English subtitles while retaining the Japanese voice work. The game is set to launch on July 21st, 2020.
Along with that news, HORI announced that they're working on an “Ace Angler Dedicated Joy-Con Attachment for Switch,” which will release in Japan on July 21st, 2020. The peripheral is priced at 2,480 yen, and it does seem there will be a release for it in Asia as well. Customers will be able to grab the game solo, or a bundle with the peripheral.
Finally, Ace Angler is going to get a big Summer update that adds in a party mode. Details on this mode will be shared at a later date.