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Oddworld Inhabitants have announced that another installment of the Oddworld franchise will be coming to the Switch on May 14th, 2001’s Oddworld: Munch’s Oddysee. The game will also be receiving a limited physical release later in 2020.

The game’s description reads:

Microids and Oddworld Inhabitants have dated the physical version of Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath HD for Switch. It’ll be out on May 26 in North America and May 28 in Europe.

Alongside a standard copy, there are plans for a special limited edition. Copies of the latter version come with a copy of the game, a limited box and a lenticular, a “Fuzzle” keychain, and a complete set of stickers.

We have a trailer for Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath HD below.

Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath HD was added to the Switch eShop a little while ago, but as we previously heard, a physical version is in the cards. Amazon has now opened one of the first product listings for the retail edition.

We have the boxart for Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath HD above. According to the listing, the game will cost $29.99 at retail. You can pre-order on Amazon here.

Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath is the focus of Digital Foundry’s latest analysis. The port, which just recently made its way to Switch, has been examined to see how it holds up from a technical perspective.

Here are the main points:

Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath HD recently released on Switch. If that wasn’t enough, we also heard this month that two more entries in the series are on their way to the system. It appears that we now know about the identity for one of those games.

Today, the ESRB classified Oddworld: Munch’s Oddysee HD for Switch. Ratings don’t always confirm upcoming releases, but given what we’ve heard pertaining to Oddworld on Nintendo’s console, this is practically a shoe-in.

Here’s an overview of Oddworld: Munch’s Oddysee HD, along with a trailer:

Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath HD finally makes its debut on the Switch eShop today, with a physical version to follow later. Check out some footage below.

Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath HD launches today for Nintendo Switch. To celebrate the occasion, developer & publisher Oddworld Inhabitants shared a launch trailer for the game:

Publisher Microids has announced a partnership with Oddworld Inhabitants involving the distribution of three Oddworld titles on Switch.

First up is Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath HD. While it will be sold digitally on January 23, Microids will sell the game at retail in Q1 2020. A standard edition is planned alongside a limited edition, which will feature “some nice exclusive collectibles”.

Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath HD isn’t just a simple port on Switch. Along with some new features, Oddworld Inhabitants managed to make some technical improvements.

According to the developer, Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath HD for Switch “offers a rewritten graphics renderer that improves shadows and makes those crisp HD textures look gorgeous running at 60 frames per second, at native resolutions in both handheld and docked modes.” Loading times are also now “updated to be blisteringly fast, thanks to a new system designed especially for this new Switch version of our classic Western adventure.” That’s on top of gyroscopic aiming controls.

Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath HD launches for Switch on January 23, 2020.

Thanks to Jake for the tip.


Today’s Indie World Showcase finally provided an update on Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath HD for Switch. The action-adventure game, which features optional gyroscopic controls and more, is coming in January 2020.

Here’s an overview of Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath HD: