press release

Easy controls, hardcore action—
A tower defense spin on the classic Metal Slug franchise!



SNK CORPORATION (Corporate HQ: Osaka City, Osaka, Japan; Company President & CEO: Kenji Matsubara) is proud to announce that METAL SLUG RELOADED is available from today (June 19, 2024) for Nintendo Switch™, PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, Xbox Series X|S, and Steam.


Popular mobile game METAL SLUG ATTACK (over 25 million downloads worldwide) comes to consoles, powered up and pumped for more action! METAL SLUG ATTACK RELOADED out now on Nintendo Switch™, PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, Xbox Series X|S, and Steam!

METAL SLUG ATTACK—a tower defense spin on SNK’s classic run and gun series, Metal Slug, with over 25 million downloads to its name. The mobile title perfectly blended the franchise’s iconic 2D sprites and vibrant worlds with simple controls, making it perfect to pick up and play on the go. METAL SLUG ATTACK RELOADED finally brings this beloved tower defense experience to consoles, bigger and bolder than ever before! Train up your favorite characters, build out the strongest deck imaginable, and strategize your way to victory as you blast through the enemy’s base! Take on players around the world, aim for the top, and claim the highest-ranking title!





Product Features

Over 300 characters battle it out in an armed conflict for the ages

With more than 300 unique characters across a total of five factions (including the Regular Army, Rebel Army, and Space Army), it’s total chaos and all-out war! Storm the front lines with waves of troops as massive war machines roam about the battlefield—in charmingly fluid 2D!


Easy controls, hardcore action!

Controls are simple enough that anyone can have fun playing, yet are still backed by highly strategic gameplay and systems. Strengthen your squads and assemble a diverse deck of soldiers like no other! New balance adjustments ensure that battles are even more rich and rewarding than the original mobile game!


New character Mostro enters the fray!

This human-alien hybrid (the result of a deliberate plot by Martian overlord Rootmars) was made specially for the console version. See Mostro in action for the first time in METAL SLUG ATTACK RELOADED!


A swathe of fresh features! More power and presence than the mobile original!

The charming ANOTHER STORY mode weaves new character-centric tales from the battlefield (and beyond) for each faction, while an extensive GALLERY mode lets you view high-quality illustrations of METAL SLUG ATTACK RELOADED’s characters. The game has also received a complete audio overhaul, with improved music and sound effect quality across the board—not to mention three brand-new tracks added to the mix!


Battle online against players from all over the world!

The MATCHING BATTLE feature lets you compete against players worldwide for the highest title of “Super Devil”! You can also take on friends via the ROOM BATTLE option!



■ Title


■ Genre

Tower defense

■ Release Date

June 19, 2024

■ Platforms

Nintendo Switch, PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, Xbox Series X|S, Steam

* Digital version only

■ Price


■ Rating

IARC 12+

■ Players

Local / 2 Online

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