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The popular survival psychological game Outlast recently landed on Switch. Its sequel, Outlast 2, also arrives later this month.

Bringing both of these titles to Switch looks to have gone very well for developer Red Barrels. On his LinkedIn profile, programmer Mathieu Gauthier indicates that Outlast 1 and 2 were ported “from scratch” in just “a matter of weeks”.

Without any prior announcement, Red Barrel Games brought Outlast to the Switch eShop this week. Get a look at the new launch trailer below.

Direct-Feed Games has produced a video to show how the newly-released version of Outlast for Switch stacks up to the PlayStation 4 edition. You can watch it below.

Thanks to Nate Cool for the tip.

Outlast Switch footage

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New footage is in showing off Outlast on the Switch. Check out the gameplay below:

Despite no prior announcements, Outlast showed up on the Switch eShop around the world today. Red Barrel Games has since confirmed some technical information.

When docked, Outlast runs at 1008p (apparently this isn’t a typo) on Switch. The resolution drops to the highest possible amount of 720p in portable mode. Also, in both modes, Outlast runs at 30 frames per second.

Outlast 2 will launch for Switch on March 27. Thus far, Red Barrel hasn’t provided any technical information about that title, but it’s possible that it will run at the same frame rate and resolution.


Update: Bumped to the top. Outlast: Bundle of Terror is out now in North America as well.

Original: We knew that the Outlast games would be coming to Switch at some point. Yet strangely, out of the blue, Outlast: Bundle of Terror has popped up on the European eShop and can be purchased right now.

It’s unclear if this is a mistake, but it’s rather odd for this to appear randomly. In any case, we have some screenshots of the game on Switch below, along with an overview.

The horror franchise Outlast is on its way to Switch, Red Barrels has announced. The two games are set for release sometime in Q1 2018.

Today’s news comes as part of a larger status update from Red Barrels. The company has ruled out DLC for Outlast 2, and has teased something else in development in the Outlast franchise.

Here’s the full update:

Red Barrels’ horror title Outlast won’t be hitting Nintendo’s conosle any time soon. A representative from the studio told B-Ten, “Sorry, but at this moment, there no plans to bring Outlast to the Wii U.” Outlast is out now on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.