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   ‘TERRARIA’ FOR NINTENDO SWITCH SPROUTS ON RETAIL SHELVES BEGINNING TODAY 
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08/23/2019
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

CALABASAS, Calif. – Aug. 22, 2019 – 505 Games, in partnership with creators Re-Logic and developer Pipeworks Studio are bringing the 2D action-adventure game Terraria to retail shelves across Europe and Oceania for Nintendo Switch™ beginning today. Terraria is available for purchase physically from participating retail stores on the following dates and locations, priced at £24.99 in most locations: 

  • Thursday, August 22 at participating retailers in Spain, Portugal, Australia and New Zealand 
  • Friday, August 23 at participating retailers in U.K. France, Italy and other supported European territories 

Terraria debuts on Nintendo Switch today, packed with popular features and content from the previous 1.3 PC/console update and enhanced for Nintendo Switch consoles, including: 

  • Touch screen support to quickly navigate inventory and add more finesse in building, digging and combat (two joy-con™controllers required per player) 
  • Up to 8-player online play (Nintendo Switch Online subscription required) 
  • Over 300 enemies to combat, defeat, and plunder for loot 
  • Over 20 Bosses and Events to truly test the player's skills 
  • Endgame Celestial Invasion Event and the Moonlord final boss encounter 
  • Over 20 Biomes and Mini-Biomes to explore, both above and underground – from lush forests to barren deserts to dungeons, the underworld, and even the terrifying Corruption await! 
  • New Expert Mode designed to provide new challenges for even the most seasoned Terraria veterans - with the promise of greater rewards 
  • Updated crafting with multiple added item options 
  • Over 20 NPCs to discover, each providing their own benefits and unique style 
  • More than 800 new items to discover – bringing the total item count to more than 3500! 
  • In-depth building options that are easy to learn, but allow for amazing feats of architecture in the hands of a master 

Along with new features included in this update, Pipeworks Studio and Re-Logic have also reported several enhancements to stability, functionality and overall game performance. A complete list of enhancements and fixes can be reviewed on the official game website at www.terraria.org 

 

In Terraria, the very world is at players’ fingertips as they fight for survival, fortune and glory. Blending elements of classic action games with the freedom of sandbox-style creativity, Terraria is far more than a mere block-building game. In this side-scrolling adventure, a players' experience is limited only by their own imaginations as the world is theirs to shape and explore. 

The release of Terraria for Nintendo Switch will make the popular indie game more accessible than ever, joining all other leading gaming platforms including: PC, PS Vita, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U and on mobile devices from the App Store, Google Play and Amazon App.  

To learn more about Terraria, please visit: https://terraria.org/. To learn more about 505 Games and its products, please visit www.505Games.com 

About 505 Games 

505 Games, a subsidiary of the Italian entertainment company Digital Bros., is a global video game publisher focused on offering a broad selection of titles for players of all ages and skill levels. The company publishes and distributes premium and free-to-play games on leading console, PC (Steam and GoG) and handheld platforms as well as for mobile devices and social networks.  

 

Publishing highlights in premium games include Koji Igarashi’s Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, Assetto Corsa Competizione, Brothers – A Tale of Two Sons, Last Day of June, PAYDAY 2, Terraria, Portal Knights, ABZÛ, Virginia and How to Survive. Free-to-play publishing highlights include Battle Islands, Gems of War and Hawken. Distribution highlights include No Man’s Sky, Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice, Warhammer: Vermintide 2, Dead by Daylight and Inside/Limbo. Upcoming titles include Remedy Entertainment’s supernatural Control, Indivisible (from Lab Zero, the development team behind Skullgirls), Typhoon Studios’ comedic action-exploration game Journey to the Savage Planet and dance-fitness game Zumba® Burn it Up! for Nintendo Switch™. 

 

505 Games has offices in California, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, China and Japan. The company works with a network of distribution and sub-licensing partners in all other markets.  For more information on 505 Games and its products please visit www.505Games.com. 

 

About Re-Logic 

Re-Logic is a rapidly growing Indie gaming development & publishing company headed by Andrew “Redigit” Spinks. 

Best known for its core franchise, Terraria - the revolutionary 2D Sandbox Adventure game that has entertained millions across PC, Console, and mobile platforms - Re-Logic strives to maintain innovation in gaming without abandoning its indie roots. 

 

Through the development of groundbreaking games and publishing partnerships with other top-notch Indie developers, Re-Logic seeks to showcase and evolve the limits of what Indie gaming can be.