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SteamWorld Heist II announced for Switch

Posted on June 4, 2024 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Switch eShop

SteamWorld Heist II

April 17: Thunderful is making SteamWorld Heist II, the company just announced. A release is planned for August 8, 2024 on Switch.

SteamWorld Heist first appeared on 3DS in 2015 and Wii U the following year. A Switch version debuted at the end of 2017.

As for SteamWorld Heist II, here’s the first details:

In SteamWorld Heist II, players set off on a humorous and thrilling adventure on the high-seas, taking charge as Captain Leeway alongside a ragtag crew of Steambots. Players will explore vast horizons, above and below, as they set sail to solve the mystery of a deadly water crisis that’s causing metal limbs and mechanical hearts to corrode. SteamWorld Heist II plunges players into a handcrafted world with intense turn-based combat, where bullets ricochet with deadly precision, a hilarious cast and story that’s unique for the strategy genre, and a toe-tappingly catchy musical universe.

Key Features

  • Turn-Based Ricochet Gameplay – Command your crew in this turn-based 2D strategy game, setting up trick shots with ricocheting bullets to take out enemies.
  • New Job System – Customize your crewmates’ abilities and equipment with a new job system that provides a greater level of customization and endless ways to strategize.
  • Interactive World Map – Explore the high seas between missions by controlling the crew’s submarine in real-time naval combat, uncovering secrets and gathering reputation along the way.
  • Handcrafted Story & Style – Enjoy the handcrafted art, music and story in an epic new high-seas adventure offering 35+ hours of gameplay.

SteamWorld boss Brjánn Sigurgeirsson said today: “Millions of players have gravitated toward SteamWorld Heist’s unique gameplay and art style, and fallen in love with its original story, characters and music. We’re excited to bring our dedicated fanbase on a new adventure with us in SteamWorld Heist II, where players will experience a hilarious expansion of the original set in the high seas.”

Get a look at a trailer for the game below.

Announcement Trailer

May 3: A new trailer has been released, which you can find below.

Features Trailer

May 17: Another trailer has come in. Get a look at the video below.

Story Deep Dive

June 4: The trailers for SteamWorld Heist II continue, and we now have an extended gameplay trailer below.

Extended Gameplay Trailer

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