GungHo Online Entertainment levels up the hit puzzle RPG with several new modes, couch co-op, online multiplayer, and custom dungeons; pre-orders now available

TOKYO, Japan – February 16, 2022 - GungHo Online Entertainment (GOE) today revealed PUZZLE & DRAGONS Nintendo Switch Edition, set to release on February 19, 2022. Built from the ground up for the Nintendo Switch, the hit mobile title evolves into an experience enjoyed with friends, including various new game modes, a custom dungeon maker, achievements, and avatars. Fans can now pre-order PUZZLE & DRAGONS Nintendo Switch Edition on the Nintendo eShop for $4.37 USD, with additional optional in-app purchases.

Many Ways to Play
GOE brings back everything that fans loved about the beloved blockbuster puzzle RPG, now with more game modes to enjoy with friends, including:

  • Quest Mode: Experience a single-player adventure through 16 dungeons spanning 75 floors, or form a party and join forces with up to four players in couch co-op.
  • PvP Mode: Compete for the high score with up to eight players in three kinds of matches:
    • World Match: Challenge random opponents from around the world.
    • Friend Match: Create an online lobby to face off against friends.
    • Computer Match: Practice offline against NPCs.
  • Custom Mode: Create, play, and share your own unique dungeons.

Achievements and Egg Machines
It wouldn’t be Puzzle & Dragons without achievement goals that come with big rewards. The more you play, the more you can earn avatars by pulling them from one of four Egg Machines:

  • Standard Egg Machine
  • Heroine Egg Machine
  • Godfest Egg Machine
  • Dragons & Dragonbound Egg Machine

New avatars can be collected from an additional three Egg Machines available as DLC on the Nintendo eShop. Each avatar comes with a bonus item that includes either a new Team, Awakening Badge, Additional Song, or Cosmetic Skin.

On the Nintendo Switch, fans will get to play Puzzle & Dragons like never before in either TV mode, tabletop mode, or handheld mode. A Nintendo Switch Online subscription will be required for online multiplayer and custom dungeon sharing/downloading.

Review codes for PUZZLE & DRAGONS Nintendo Switch Edition are available upon request. Please email for codes.

For more information on PUZZLE & DRAGONS Nintendo Switch Edition, visit the official website, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Assets can be found here.

Puzzle & Dragons is a mobile gaming phenomenon that continues to see tremendous growth, featuring an addictive combination of puzzle, dungeon-crawling, and monster-collecting gameplay. In the game, players can capture, collect and evolve thousands of elemental monsters while incorporating quick thinking to chain combos and maximize the abilities and skills of their monsters. To date, Puzzle & Dragons has surpassed 90 million downloads worldwide and can be downloaded from the App Store and Google Play.

For information on GungHo Online Entertainment America, visit Fans can also follow the latest Puzzle & Dragons news on Facebook and Twitter.

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GungHo Online Entertainment America, Inc. (GOEA) is a multiplatform publisher dedicated to delivering the best titles, content, and support for the online gaming community. Established in 2012 and led by former Square Enix U.S.A. and XSEED Games executive Jun Iwasaki, GOEA is the US division of GungHo Online Entertainment (GOE), an established Japanese publisher. GOEA’s content partners include leading developers SUPERTRICK GAMES, Game Arts, Acquire, and Gravity, all of which are subsidiaries of GOE. GOEA publishes and distributes network-oriented games for console, handheld, mobile, tablet, and MMO-style games for PC. GOEA is located in El Segundo, CA. For more information, visit

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Natsuki Nishikawa
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