The original Arcade version of Punch Out!! will be added to Nintendo Switch as part of the Arcade Archives line, according to a report from Impress Game Watch. Arcade Archives Punch-Out!! will hit the Switch in Japan on March 30 for823 yen.
The arcade version of Punch Out!! used two monitors with top monitor displaying the statistics of the match and the bottom monitor displaying the match itself. The Nintendo Switch version will allow the players to change the settings from a horizontal layout to a vertical layout in order to experience the same atmosphere of the original arcade version.
Punch-Out!!is being ported to Switch by Hamster, the developer behind other classic arcade ports for Switch, including the original Mario Bros. and VS. Super Mario Bros.
Punch-Out!!was created by game designer Genyo Takeda who retired from Nintendo last year and recently received a lifetime achievement award from the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences at DICE.