The second installment in the acclaimed SteamWorld series has been announced for a release on Nintendo Switch, according to a tweet from developer Image & Form.
Yes it's TRUE! Rusty has dug his way up and will resurface on #NintendoSwitch. Our claim to fame, our wonderful pride and joy #SteamWorldDig is coming February 1! $9.99 / €9.99 ??❤️ Save up, save the date and RT! pic.twitter.com/noKOzaoJlF
— Image & Form Games (@ImageForm) January 22, 2018
SteamWorld Dig, “platform mining adventure with strong Metroidvanian influences,” sees players take on the role of Rusty, a “lone mining steambot,” as they “dig [their] way through the old earth, gaining riches while uncovering the ancient threat that lurks below…”
The title previously saw releases on the Nintendo 3DS in 2013 and the Wii U in 2014.
Its direct sequel, SteamWorld Dig 2, launched on the Nintendo Switch last September.
SteamWorld Dig will hit the Nintendo Switch eShop on February 1st, priced at $9.99 and €9.99.
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