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With a new update on Switch today, Among Us is now at version 2021.4.2 on Switch. It’s mainly intended to make a few improvements and adjustments.

Below are the full patch notes:

GameXplain has shared footage from the newly-released Airship map in Among Us. Have a look at the gameplay in the video below.

In case you missed it, we have the full patch notes for today’s Among Us update here.

Innersloth has more in store for its massively popular Switch game Among Us. After sending out the new Airship update today, the developer has outlined some of its future plans for the game.

First up is a “full art style revamp” featuring “cleaner lines and an easier animation process”. Innersloth also says players can look forward to larger lobby sizes with support for up to 15 players. It’s also worth mentioning that the team intends to provide more frequent and transparent status updates with fans.

According to Innersloth:

Among Us’ big update is now live on Switch. Version 2021.3.13 includes the new Airship map, new free hats, and more.

Below are the full patch notes:

Among Us will be receiving a major update this month and it will include The Airship map, Innersloth has announced. It will go live on March 31.

Innersloth says that the update will have new tasks, the ability to pick the room you start in, ladders, and a basic account system for moderation. New free hats have also been teased.

Innersloth also shared the following development insight today:

Another update for the Switch version of Among Us now live. Innersloth has started distribution of version 2021.3.7, which addresses a few issues.

Specifically, the following bugs have been fixed:

Among Us has been updated on Switch, bringing the game to version 2021.2.21. Today’s patch introduces what Innersloth says is a “small feature”.

Quickchat is now available. The functionality is “an easier, faster and safer option to play if you’re using text chat”.

Also note that Innersloth says Among Us currently has a glitch with lobbies, so players may encounter issues for just a short while. The team is currently working on a fix. A bigger update is planned for the game in the future as well.

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Nintendo is back with its “Switch My Way” commercial series, this time featuring Among Us. Get a look at the advert below.

According to a new estimate from SuperData, the Switch version of Among Us sold 3.2 million copies on Switch during December. It was “the highest-earning version of the game for the month,” the report states.

That number is not official, so we do again need to stress that this is an estimate. Still, anything even remotely close to 3.2 million would be quite impressive.

We can say for a fact that Among Us has repeatedly topped the Switch eShop charts since launch.

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Among Us wasn’t always the breakout game fans know of today. In an interview shared by Nintendo, Innersloth co-founder Forest Willard discussed the title’s origins.

Among Us went through quite a few changes during development. Willard said that players “would draw a role card and roam around a house aimlessly while ‘the mafia’ person secretly ‘killed’ players by drawing a finger across someone’s neck. The tasks also “changed several times” and the ship was initially “always in crisis while the crewmates attempted to hold it together and Impostors could do tasks wrong to hinder players.”

The same interview also touched on how long it took to create Among Us. Since the game was “originally so much smaller,” the team wrapped up development in about seven months.

Here’s the full interview from Nintendo: