No More Heroes 1 and 2 are coming to PC this coming June 9, with official word coming from XSeed Games over the weekend.
Grasshopper Manufacture’s Nintendo-exclusive No More Heroes will grace PCs everywhere. The title is coming via Steam this week, with both the first title and its sequel, Desperate Struggle. This move comes after both Suda51 titles received ESRB ratings last year.
NMH1 and 2 sold poorly on the Wii
No More Heroes 1 came out for the Wii in 2007, with sales lagging in Japan initially. Eventually, the game gained traction worldwide, especially in America and the UK. The game sold more than 200,000 copies in 2009, even if it came out in the underpowered Wii.
Critics also gushed about the game, enjoying the quirky satire and unique visual style. The game received its sequel with No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle.
NMH 2 came out in 2010 for the Wii and last year through the Switch. In its first outing, the title sold poorly, even if it is a darling across critics and the media.
Now, the game might find a brand new audience across modern fans as XSeed Games and Marvelous will be publishing the title. XSeed and Marvelous are famous for porting titles, usually Japan-exclusives, to the West, especially the PC.
NMH ports coming out to support third title
No More Heroes became a cult classic for many reasons, most of which is due to the game coming on an underpowered device. Now that it’s coming to the PC, the Suda51 title should flourish. The game will also release with a 10% launch discount.
— XSEED Games (@XSEEDGames) June 4, 2021
“No More Heroes and No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle make the leap onto Windows PC in less than one week,” said the Twitter post. “On June 9, both NMH1 and NMH2 come to Steam with a 10% launch week discount.”
No More Heroes 3 is also expected to come out later this year, which explains the release of the first two titles. The listing details that these will not be simple re-releases, but rather “full HD remasters.”
The upcoming PC port will include full Steam achievements and trading cards. The text support will go beyond English, with 7 foreign languages included in the game. The game will not have keyboard and mouse support, so a controller is a must.
Recently, the Switch port received a 1080p update, but the ports lost a few of the soundtracks due to licensing issues. It is unsure if the upcoming No More Heroes ports will use the Switch version of the titles.
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