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Hidden among the countless announcements and teasers at The Game Awards was another game coming to Nintendo Switch. Dauntless, a free-to-play action RPG currently available on PC, will be journeying to even more platforms in 2019.

After appearing on Epic Games Store, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4 in April next year, Phoenix Labs will be plotting course for the Switch and mobile devices. Even better, cross-play is the ultimate goal for Dauntless in 2019:

“One Dauntless will provide players with a universal ecosystem centered around their personal Dauntless experience. Players will be able to enjoy cross-platform hunts with their friends whether they are playing on PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch or mobile devices. When a player logs into their One Dauntless account, they will retain all of their progression, customization and purchased items across all supported platforms.”

As for what Dauntless is, the game brings you a world where you’ll be slaying monsters known as Behemoths. A “[p]owerful, wild, and ravenous for the aether that holds the Shattered Isles aloft, Behemoths are a threat to our very existence. Team up with other Slayers to confront these massive beasts before they consume what’s left of our world.”

To play Dauntless now on PC, you can visit the the Dauntless site. You can also view the announcement trailer below:



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Written by Jennifer Burch

Illustrator, designer, writer and big Nintendo geek, you can find Jennifer with an N3DS within reach 24/7. As the oldest of three, she has survived many Mario Party, Super Smash Bros. and Mario Kart sessions intact in addition to getting her brothers hooked on some really weird games. (Cubivore anyone?)