Contra: Operation Galuga Launches March 12

    Limited Run Games to open physical pre-orders.

    Konami and WayForward announced Contra: Operation Galuga will launch on March 12 for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and PC via Steam. The game will be available for $39.99, physical pre-orders will be available on March 1 at Limited Run Games, and a demo is now available. 

    Announced in the February 2023 Nintendo Direct, Contra: Operation Galuga is a “thorough reimagining” of the series with new stages, new enemies and bosses, and more new mechanics. The Galuga Islands are turned into a battlefield when Red Falcon terrorists invade, and its up to Contra soldiers to restore peace.

    Contra: Operation Galuga Overview

    Here’s an overview of the game, via Steam

    A new entry in the legendary Contra series is here! Contra: Operation Galuga is a thorough reimagining of the classic run-‘n’-gun action game from the ’80s, featuring modern graphics and sound, new stages, new enemies and bosses, new play mechanics, an updated weapons system, and explosive co-op combat for up to two players in Story Mode or four players in Arcade Mode!

    When the Red Falcon terrorist group takes over the Galuga Islands off the coast of New Zealand, elite Contra commandos Bill Rizer and Lance Bean springs into action, initiating an all-out war in which the fate of mankind hangs in the balance!

    Run, jump, and shoot your way through eight levels using a devastating arsenal – including the spread shot, laser, and homing missiles – now with stackable upgrades and awesome Overload abilities! The intense action is customizable with three difficulty settings plus a variety of additional challenge options. The true Contra legacy begins now!

    Key Features:

    • The original run-‘n’-gun game is back, reimagined and more action-packed than ever!
    • Attack aggressively across eight explosive stages! Infiltrate the jungle, ascend the waterfall, speed through an enemy base on a hovercycle, and more!
    • Multiple playable characters with distinct abilities!
    • Epic, screen-filling boss battles!
    • New and fan-favorite weapons, now with stackable upgrades and incredible Overload abilities!
    • Multiple difficulty options and a wealth of extra content

    Lastly, watch the new trailers below:

    Soul Kiwami
    Soul Kiwami
    Raul Ochoa, a.k.a. Soul Kiwami, is the Managing Editor of Final Weapon and a Games Writer at Game Rant with four years of writing and editing experience. Raul is passionate about the Japanese gaming industry, and he's a huge fan of Nintendo Switch, PC hardware, JRPGs, and fighting games. business email: [email protected]

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