We’ve been hearing about Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World from ININ Games and Studio Artdink since August 2020, and today it finally received a physical and digital release date on Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4: May 28, 2021. Additionally, the game will launch on Steam as well on June 29. If you purchase the game physically, it will cost $39.99 / €39.99 / £34.99 (GBP to be confirmed), and physical editions will exclusively contain the original Monster World IV game, of which Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World is a remake. The digital version that does not contain Monster World IV will retail for $34.99 / €34.99 / £31.49 (GBP to be confirmed).
We have previously covered the various special limited editions of Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World that were announced long before the game’s release date, so check those out of if you want a premium physical experience. However, in a nutshell, here’s what you can expect from the different versions:
- The Limited Edition is available for $48.99 / €39.99 and includes exclusive color manual & reversible box art.
- The Collector’s Edition includes the Monster World Map, 2x soundtrack (Original & Remix), Artbook, a Squishy Ball Pepelogoo, and more ($120.99 / €99.99).
- The Mega Collector’s Edition celebrates the origins of the game and includes everything from the CE, plus the Asha and Pepelogoo Figurine (18cm / 7.1″), Asha Pixel Pin, a Vinyl Sticker for your console, and more ($216.99 / €179.99).
With the Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World release date finally set, the wait for May 28 begins. What version will you be grabbing?