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West of Loathing

West of Loathing has been available on Switch for quite some time, but the game is just now receiving some new DLC on Nintendo’s console. Known as Reckonin’ at Gun Manor, a brand new adventure is included.

Here are the full details on the DLC:

West of Loathing could have had a first-person gunfighting system. That’s according to developer Asymmetric, who shared that information in an interview with Nintendo.

Why was the first-person gunfighting idea ultimately scrapped? Asymmetric says the team “just couldn’t figure out how to make it funny enough.”

Limited Run Games has opened pre-orders for the physical version of West of Loathing. Fans can purchase a standard copy or a special collector’s edition.

The collector’s edition includes:

Nintendo released a 51-second video showcasing recent titles on the Switch eShop that involve building, weapons, and/or blasting away enemies. Watch their suggestions below.

West of Loathing is one of the latest games to have reached Switch after it initially released on PC. Thus far, things have been going well.

According to producer Kevin Simmons, the West of Loathing’s Switch version sold roughly a third as it did on Steam. Simmons added that the team is “thrilled” and feels that “those are great numbers for a goofy stick-figure cowboy comedy game.”

West of Loathing is currently available on Switch via the eShop.

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West of Loathing launched on the Switch eShop today. However, we have good news for physical collectors as well.

Asymmetric is teaming up with Limited Run Games for a limited edition cartridge version of West of Loathing. More specifics will be provided in the future.

We’ll keep you posted when we learn more about West of Loathing’s physical version.

Source: Asymmetric PR

As West of Loathing launches on Switch today, a new launch trailer for the game has arrived. We have the video below.

West of Loathing was announced for Switch as a console exclusive during the last Nindies Showcase. Today, Asymmetric revealed that the game is arriving on May 31. It’ll be offered as a digital download on the eShop.

After it originally released on Steam last year, West of Loathing received a great deal of positive feedback. It features a hybrid of point-and-click adventure and open-world RPG gameplay.