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18th October 2018 – Team17, a global games label, creative partner and developer of independent, premium video games in partnership with Fireproof Games is proud to announce that mystery-puzzle game The Room is out now on Nintendo Switch. Previously released on iOS, Android and PC, The Room has been re-built and remastered for Nintendo Switch. It is available on the Nintendo eShop for $9.99/£6.99/€8.99 with a 10% discount for the week of launch.


A mysterious invitation leads to the attic of an abandoned house where you find a cast-iron safe laced with strange carvings on top of which is a note from your distant companion. The note promises something ancient and astonishing concealed in the iron chamber - you need only find a way in.​ You must solve a series of puzzles, each more intricate than the last, in order to unlock the mysteries of The Room.




Updated for Nintendo Switch: The Room has been re-built from the ground up with Nintendo Switch in mind, including updated visuals and controls


Unique Puzzle Adventure: Mind-bending puzzles, striking visuals and haunting audio draws the player into a mysterious world


Intuitive controls: Use the intuitive touch screen controls to solve puzzles in handheld mode or utilise the Joy-ConTM controllers in newly implemented motion control in TV mode


Pick up and play design: Easy to start, hard to put down, perfect for Nintendo Switch


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For more information please contact: 

Holly Cooper - PR & Events Manager - Team17 

[email protected] - +44 (0)1623 857579 


About The Room

Developed by Fireproof Studios Ltd © 2018. ‘Fireproof’, ‘The Room’ and the ‘X’ logos are Registered Trademarks of Fireproof Studios Ltd – All Rights Reserved.


About Team17 Digital Ltd 

Founded in 1990, Team17 Group plc is a leading international video games label and creative partner for independent developers. The portfolio comprises over 90 games, including The Escapists, Genesis: Alpha One, Overcooked, Yoku’s Island Express, Yooka-Laylee, the Worms franchise and many more from developers around the world. Visit for more info.


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