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Gone Home

Gone Home is out now on the Switch eShop today. A physical version will be offered as well, but it might be awhile before you can get your hands on it.

iam8bit is taking pre-orders here. The package includes the cartridge, premium reversible cover insert, and foldout poster.

The physical version of Gone Home is estimated for release in Q1 2019 as a result of “extended production times for Nintendo Switch cartridges”.

Gone Home launches on Switch later today. For a look at the game running on Nintendo’s console, check out the footage below.

Gone Home will take slightly longer to reach Switch. Originally planned for tomorrow, the eShop release will now be taking place on September 6. This applies to both North America and Europe.

September 6 won’t only just be the launch of Gone Home on Switch. Publisher Annapurna Interactive has also teased “some additional news to share then”.


Earlier today, Gone Home was announced for Switch. The game arrives digitally on the eShop on August 23.

As it turns out, Gone Home will have a physical release as well. We don’t have all of the details just yet, though iam8bit will be handling that. The company also intends to give fans an opportunity to purchase a vinyl. We’ll report back with further details when we have them.


Gone Home is coming to Switch, The Fullbright Company and Annapurna Interactive have announced. The title is arriving very soon, as it should be out on August 23.

Originally released in 2013, Gone Home is an interactive exploration simulator. After returning home from a year abroad, your house is empty and your family is nowhere to be seen. Gone Home involves unraveling the mystery and finding out what happened.

Here’s an official overview and a new Switch trailer:

Gone Home was re-announced for consoles a few hours ago, with the game receiving a January launch on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. But conspicuously missing was any mention of a Wii U version.

You may remember that we heard about an eShop edition in August of last year. However, although the console version is happening once again, it appears that there are no plans to resume work on the Wii U release – for now anyway.

Fullbright developer Steve Gaynor passed along the news on Twitter:


It was revealed last August that Gone Home would be coming to Wii U. Midnight City, Majesco’s indie publishing label, was in charge of handling the port.

The lack of news since then was never an encouraging sign, and designer Steve Gaynor has now confirmed that Gone Home’s console ports have been shelved. The game “is not actively in development any longer” for consoles, Gaynor confirmed during a Kinda Funny Games live stream. Additionally, Fullbright’s “deal with Majesco has sadly come to an end.”

Gaynor’s comments in full:

And, unfortunately, we don’t have exciting, good news about that, I wish I did. Yeah, it’s been quite a while, and as you kind of sensed, there’s been some delays and maybe you have seen some things that have changed with Majesco. At this point, unfortunately, I have to acknowledge that Gone Home for console is not actively in development any longer. That deal with Majesco has sadly come to an end. So, we don’t really know what that means for Gone Home for console for us. In the immediate term, it’s no longer a going thing.

Fullbright does appear to still be interested in bringing Gone Home to consoles. For now though, the team is working on its next game known as Tacoma.


The hit indie title Gone Home is heading to Wii U, according to Nintendo’s Damon Baker. Baker shared the news during a presentation at Unite 2014 last week. Gone Home along with several games will be hitting the eShop in the near future.


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