After a prolonged period of anticipation, Anapurna revealed during the Indie World showcase that the critically acclaimed time-loop adventure, Outer Wilds, is set to make its debut on the Nintendo Switch on December 7, 2023. Adding to the excitement, the Switch release comes in the form of Outer Wilds: Archaeologist Edition, featuring the base game along with the ‘Echoes of the Eye’ downloadable content (DLC). Additionally, a physical version of the game is slated for launch on the Switch in 2024.
Initially announced for the Nintendo hybrid console in February 2021 with a projected release in the following summer, the Switch port of Outer Wilds has been a much-anticipated addition, making its arrival a significant event for fans of the game. The Archaeologist Edition aims to provide players with a comprehensive experience by bundling the original game with the intriguing ‘Echoes of the Eye’ expansion.
For those unfamiliar with Outer Wilds, the game offers a fresh and captivating experience that combines space exploration, time manipulation, and a compelling mystery. While avoiding spoilers, it’s worth noting that the game has garnered widespread acclaim for its unique gameplay elements and immersive narrative.
To accompany the announcement, Anapurna released a trailer during the Indie World showcase, offering a glimpse into the captivating world of Outer Wilds. For those eager to dive into the adventure, pre-orders for the game are set to become available on the Switch eShop.
The news of Outer Wilds’ arrival on the Switch, complete with the Archaeologist Edition and ‘Echoes of the Eye’ DLC, marks a significant moment for both the gaming community and those who have eagerly awaited the game’s migration to the popular Nintendo console.