Bethesda’s upcoming game Wolfenstein: Youngblood for the Nintendo Switch will not come with a cartridge in the physical edition box. The box will instead contain a download code for the game.
Unlike the other physical games for consoles, players who buy the physical edition of the game will be getting a code for them to download the game. the box will contain no actual cartridge as Amazon has confirmed. Though this is not the case with other consoles, as the physical editions of the games will contain discs for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles.
In addition, this seems to apply to both the Standard Edition, as well as the Deluxe Edition. Both come with a download code that require an internet connection for you to download the game on the Nintendo Switch.
Twitter user Wario64 recently posted the discoveries on Twitter, showing screenshots confirming both Amazon and GameStop. According to these retailers, Wolfenstein: Youngblood for the Nintendo Switch will come with a download code inside instead of the cartridge.
Wolfenstein: Youngblood for Switch at retail will contain no cartridge. Download code only, internet required. Mentioned on Amazon and GameStophttps://t.co/ThUIGWcWZVhttps://t.co/4YQ5rz8RFr pic.twitter.com/Y1awJY1GKU
— Wario64 (@Wario64) April 7, 2019
This can be troublesome for a lot of players on the Nintendo Switch as free space is usually at a premium on Nintendo’s portable console. Additionally, Wolfenstein is a game that will likely take a fair bit of room on the console, though file sizes have not been confirmed by any of the retailers as of yet.
Wolfenstein: Youngblood is set to release on 26 July, 2019 for the Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, PC and PlayStation 4. Here are the game features
- Murder, They Wrote: Team up with a friend or play alone with an AI companion in the first modern co-op Wolfenstein adventure. Perform new tag team maneuvers, crank up the voltage with the devastatingly powerful new co-op weapon, the Tesla Gun, and show off your flair with skins and emotes.
- Escape from Paris: Wolfenstein: Youngblood features the most open-ended Wolfenstein experience to date. From a new base of operations located deep in the heart of the Paris catacombs, plan how and when to attack and dismantle the Nazi regime.
- Sweatin’ to the 80s: The wonder years, these are not. Featuring harrowing takes on iconic Parisian landmarks to graffiti-tagged streets, leather-clad Nazis, and an all-new soundtrack inspired by the synth heavy tones of classic 80s action films.
- Lock and Load: Wield the latest advancements in power armor tech, weaponry, and armor to stamp out Nazi scum. Level up, explore, and complete missions to unlock new abilities, weapon attachments, gadgets, cosmetics, and more to complement your playstyle.
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