Dokapon Kingdom: Connect Releases May 9 for Switch in the West

    One month after the Japanese release.

    Idea Factory International announced Dokapon Kingdom: Connect launches on May 9 for Nintendo Switch in North America and Europe. The game will be sold digitally in the Nintendo eShop and physically at retail. An exclusive bonus has also been revealed for players choosing to buy directly from Idea Factory International. 

    Pre-orders for Dokapon Kingdom: Connect are available now at participating retailers and the IFI Online Store. Those who pre-order the Dokapon Kingdom: Connect standard edition from the IFI Online Store receive an exclusive trading card. The trading card depicts various jobs from Dokapon Kingdom: Connect.

    The latest details about Dokapon Kingdom: Connect are available below:

    Characters: Check out some of the Monsters lurking in Dokapon Kingdom: Connect.
    • Wabbit: The rarest creature on the entire planet. If you meet it, it might be your lucky day!
    • Rico JR: The only son of Overlord Rico. He has a twisted personality. Rumor has it he is in love with a human girl. 
    Board Game x RPG

    Let’s play online!: Use the online feature to play with your friends! Create a room and gather everyone for a game!

    • Convenient Auto-Save Function – Auto-save will save your progress automatically every week! Play to your hearts content!
    • Reassemble after a disconnect – If anyone in your party disconnect from a match, all remaining players will automatically be regrouped into a new lobby for all participants!
    • Swap to COM – If you’re ever in a situation where you have to leave, but the others wish to remain, you can tap out and pass the controls to a COM to finish your game for your! Once you exit, the COM will automatically play as you.
    Have More Fun!

    Endless ways to play!: Dokapon Kingdom: Connect has three main game modes to enjoy:

    • Story Mode – In this mode, you will travel around Dokapon Kingdom, clearing various challenges along the way!
    • Normal Mode – In this mode, you choose how many weeks you’d like to play, and whoever has the most money at the end wins!
    • Battle Royale – In Battle Royale, you choose from three types of races.
      • Town Race: First to liberate a certain town is the winner! The town to be liberated is different every time!
      • Kill Race: Whoever defeats the other players a certain number of times wins!
      • Shopping Race: Whoever is first to bring the specified item back to Dokapon Castle wins the match!
    The Wacky World of Dokapon Trailer

    Lastly, Dokapon Kingdom: Connect launches first in Japan on April 13 for Nintendo Switch.

    Soul Kiwami
    Soul Kiwami
    Raul Ochoa, a.k.a. Soul Kiwami, is the Deputy Editor in Chief of Final Weapon and a News Writer at Game Rant. With a passion for the Japanese gaming industry, Raul is a huge fan of Nintendo Switch, PC hardware, JRPGs and fighting/action games. business email:

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