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Risk of Rain gets surprise release on Switch

Posted on September 20, 2018 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Switch eShop

Update: Risk of Rain is also out now in North America, priced at $9.99.

Original: Despite never being announced for Switch, Risk of Rain has just been added to the European eShop. We expect a release in North America soon as well, if not today.

Risk of Rain has seen a fair amount of acclaim, and has been very popular on Steam. The action platformer with roguelike elements features permanent death as its main feature. Local and online multiplayer are supported.

Here are some additional details and a trailer:

Risk of Rain is an action platformer with roguelike elements. With permanent death as a primary feature, players will have to play their best to get as far as possible.

– Engage in local and online multiplayer with friends and other players from around the world!
– Play and unlock 12 unique characters, from the Commando to the Miner to the Engineer.
– Fight through hordes of different enemies and bosses, randomly chosen by the game with random abilities and powers.
– Get lost and discover 10 massive levels with different enemies, shrines, and chests on each one!
– Recruit the help of a wide variety of drones, from missile drones to healing drones!
– Unlock the lore of the game through the item and monster logs!
– Unlock new items and characters through difficult achievements to keep the game fresh with each playthrough.
– Save your best highscores and stats!

Source: Switch eShop

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