Physical release dates announced for Europe and the U.S.

Merge has announced the release dates for the physical versions of Dead Cells, the roguevania-style game from Motion Twin.

A standard retail edition and a special Signature Edition of Dead Cells is headed to PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch.

The standard retail versions include a 20-page art book and will be released in Europe on 17th August, and the United States on 21st August. The digital release date will be announced soon.

Both the PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch have been allocated 2,000 copies of the Signature Edition each. This special limited edition comes with a copy of the game, numbered certificate of authenticity featuring Motion Twin autographs, an exclusive enamel character pin, a double CD soundtrack, and a 56-page hardback art book. The whole package will be housed in an outer box with exclusive artwork in a matte finish and spot gloss.

A Dead Cells Special Edition is also headed to PC (Windows, macOS, and Linux) but this is essentially the standard retail version. It comes with exclusive case art, the 20-page art book, and soundtrack.

The Dead Cells Signature Edition, and Dead Cells Special Edition can be pre-ordered at the Signature Edition Games website.