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SteamWorld Dig & SteamWorld Heist: Ultimate Edition get a physical Switch release

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Super Rare Games are at it again, today they have announced a special double release of SteamWorld Dig and SteamWorld Heist: Ultimate Edition on Nintendo Switch. Additionally, both games can be ordered as part of a collectors pack. It will be the first time ever the pair have been made available to purchase in a physical form on the Switch and falls in line with the series 10th anniversary.

 

The Big Dig

As usual, you will need to be quick because each release will be a limited print run. The original SteamWorld Dig will be limited to 5,000 worldwide but comes with an added bonus of SteamWorld Dig 2 and on the cartridge! Whereas SteamWorld Heist: Ultimate Edition is limited to 6,000 copies worldwide. You will be able to pre-order from July 9th at 6:00pm BST (10am PT/1pm ET) for the price of £30 (approx $31 USD/33€) or if you want as part of a collector’s double-pack for £60 – exclusively at superraregames.com.

Super Rare’s rare print games are always ready to ship soon after going on sale, so fans won’t have to wait long to dig into these indie classics. Each release includes a full-colour manual, interior artwork, an exclusive sticker, and three trading cards randomly selected from a five-card set.

Duo preorder

 

Tell us more…

SteamWorld Dig is a highly-acclaimed platform mining adventure game with strong Metroidvanian influences.

Take the role of Rusty, a lone mining steambot, as he arrives at an old mining town in great need. Dig your way through the old earth, gaining riches while uncovering the ancient threat that lurks below…

  • Beloved indie hit, available in physical form on the Nintendo Switch for the first time (including SteamWorld Dig 2 as a bonus!)
  • A rich world of steam-driven robots, inspired by Steampunk and Western themes
  • Explore an underground world full of secrets, treasure and terrors
  • Randomised worlds with emergent gameplay

 

You can check out our review on Nintendo Switch here and PlayStation Vita here.

Dig coming soon

 

And what about that Heist?

A few centuries after SteamWorld Dig 2, it’s up to a hearty steambot crew to board, loot and shoot their way through enemy spaceships. With you as their captain, take on the challenges of the vast frontier by upgrading your recruits with unique abilities, weapons — and even stylish hats!

SteamWorld Heist: Ultimate Edition is fully optimized for Nintendo Switch and comes with extra content previously only available as DLC. Including a mysterious ally and a shipload of weapons, upgrades, hats, and missions. Accompanied by a catchy soundtrack by Steam Powered Giraffe, you’re in for an out-of-this-world adventure.

 

  • Available physically on the Nintendo Switch for the first time
  • Strategy focused on skill rather than chance
  • Procedurally generated levels
  • 15-20 hours of playtime, followed by New Game+
  • Optional touch controls for ultimate precision

 

Although we didn’t cover Heist in written form you can read our review for the excellent spin-off SteamWorld Quest: Hand of Gilgamech here.

Heist coming soon

 

Who are Super Rare Games?

Super Rare Games strive to bring collectors the very best physical content for the Nintendo Switch™. We operate alongside our partners to bring the most exclusive offering of the very best indie games. From the packaging of the products to opening the limited edition trading cards, we aim to provide gamers with the purest experience. As we look to expand our collection of games, we hope you join us and grow yours too. You can find out more on the Super Rare Games websiteTwitterFacebook or Instagram.

 

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