SteamWorld Heist: Ultimate Edition heading to Switch on December 28

When SteamWorld Dig 2 released earlier this year, we thought we were just about done with SteamWorld games on the Switch for the year. We were wrong.

Image & Form have announced via twitter that SteamWorld Heist: Ultimate Edition will be heading to Switch on the 28th of December. The Ultimate Edition will feature all previously released DLC, and boasts optional touch screen controls, for a little extra precision should you need it.

SteamWorld Heist is a very good game ‚ÄĒ we liked it, both on Wii U and 3DS ‚ÄĒ and fans will no doubt be happy to hear it’s making the jump to Switch. You can read the full description below, or scroll past it to watch the announcement trailer.

SteamWorld Heist: Ultimate Edition

A few centuries after¬†SteamWorld Dig 2, it‚Äôs up to a hearty steambot crew to¬†board,¬†lootand¬†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 ‚ÄĒ and even stylish hats!

SteamWorld Heist: Ultimate Edition¬†is fully optimized for¬†Nintendo Switch‚ĄĘ¬†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‚Äôre in for an out-of-this-world adventure.

What are you waiting for? Prepare for boarding!

Key features

  • Strategy focused on skill¬†rather than chance
  • ‚Ä®Procedurally generated levels
  • 15-20 hours¬†of playtime, followed by¬†New Game+
  • Optional touch controls for ultimate precision
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