Call of Juarez: Gunslinger rated for the Nintendo Switch

Call of Juarez: Gunslinger rated for the Nintendo Switch

10th October 2019 0 By Jordan Heal

Call of Juarez: Gunslinger looks set to make its debut on the Nintendo Switch after being rated by North America’s Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB).

It is the fourth entry to the popular first-person shooter series, originally published by Ubisoft back in 2013 before being acquired by Techland in 2018.

Prior to the rating, there had been no indication that it would be released for the much-loved handheld console.

The Call of Juarez series predominately sees the player wander around a Wild West-inspired world. The only exception to this was the third instalment which took place in a modern day Los Angeles and Mexico. The following title would take the franchise back in time once more.

ESRB is the entity which rates games for North American audiences. Unlike other boards, when an unannounced game appears on its list, it typically signals that a specific title will be arriving at some point soon.

Gunslinger has been given a rating of 17+ for its mature content such as a swearing, heavy violence, and mild sexual themes.

The summary reads: “This is a first-person shooter in which players assume the role of a gunslinger named Silas Greaves.

“Players use pistols, shotguns, and rifles to shoot and kill dozens of enemy bandits/thugs in gun fights. Shootouts are highlighted by realistic gunfire, cries of pain, slow-motion effects, and large splashes of blood, which sometimes stain the ground.

“Each level ends with a duel in which players must draw and aim a gun to kill an opponent. Some dialogue in the game includes sexual material.”

With a mature rating officially given it should only be a matter of time before Techland announces its impending launch on the Switch.

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