If you’re a Nintendo fan, you’ve probably heard of the SteamWorld series of games over the past few years. Image & Form managed to take a simple premise, worlds populated by robots, and turn that into 3 fantastic games – SteamWorld Heist and the two SteamWorld Dig titles. Today, SteamWorld Dig 2 has announced it’s getting a physical edition for both PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch this Spring. These will come packaged with special bonuses, a reversible inlay and poster. If you are a fan of SteamWorld games and live in North America or Europe, be sure to check the physical edition out later this year. To see the full details, check out the full press release below.

SteamWorld Dig 2 | PS4 Box


Rising Star Games to Publish Image & Form’s Highly-Acclaimed Title Across the USA, Europe and Beyond in Spring 2018, Complete with Additional In-Box Items

Los Angeles, CA – February 6, 2018 – Videogame publisher Rising Star Games, in collaboration with critically-acclaimed developer Image & Form, announced today that the smash-hit title SteamWorld Dig 2 is soon to be available for the Nintendo Switch™ and PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system as a physical retail release. The boxed editions will feature an exclusive double-sided poster featuring iconic artwork from the game along with a reversible inlay with never-before-seen artwork. SteamWorld Dig 2 is currently scheduled for release at selected retailers in the USA, across Europe and beyond in Spring 2018.

SteamWorld Dig 2 | Switch box

“We’re totally humbled by the community’s reaction to SteamWorld Dig 2”, said Brjann Sigurgeirsson, CEO at Image & Form. “This latest SteamWorld adventure is a milestone, and we’re naturally very proud of it. Many fans are now asking for a physical release, so it makes me very happy to be able to partner up with Rising Star Games for a boxed version. We’re also excited that additional exclusive items will be included as well!”

SteamWorld Dig 2 | Boost

SteamWorld Dig 2 takes players on a platform mining adventure forged in Metroidvania flames. When an old trading town is struck by mysterious earthquakes, it’s up to a lone steambot and her unlikely companion to uncover what trembling terrors lie beneath.

SteamWorld Dig 2 key features:

  • Dig your way underground and explore vivid worlds riddled with treasure, secrets and traps
  • Combat dangerous enemies at every turn of the underworld’s twisted paths, including shadowy creatures and the haunted remains of an ancient electrical threat
  • Upgrade your gear to forge deeper into the earth and take on bigger challenges
  • Swing across large chasms with your Hookshot and fly through caves with the jet Engine!
  • And finally, learn the truth about your long lost friend…

SteamWorld Dig 2 | Friends

SteamWorld Dig 2 for the Nintendo Switch™ and PlayStation®4 system, developed by Image & Form and published at physical retail by Rising Star Games, will be available at selected retailers in the USA, across Europe and beyond in Spring 2018. For more information follow Rising Star Games on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, or visit the official Rising Star Games website.

SteamWorld Dig 2 | Lava

Image & Form Games is a video game development studio made up of more than a dozen childishly creative people in Gothenburg, Sweden. We’ve been at it since 1997, and are more productive than ever. Historically we’ve developed more than 25 award-winning PC/Mac edutainment titles for Scandinavian publishers. Since then we’ve moved on to more ambitious projects. Our best-sellers SteamWorld Dig and SteamWorld Heist have captivated gamers of all ages all around the world and are blessed with multiple Game of the Year awards and nominations, including Best Original Game, Best Indie Game, and – wait for it – Overall Game of the Year!

SteamWorld Dig 2 | Blast

Rising Star Games is a privately held video games publisher with a global reach. With operating offices in Europe and USA the company publishes video game entertainment across all gaming platforms from Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo and via Steam. With decades of combined experience and a genuine passion for interactive entertainment, Rising Star Games is proud of its ever-expanding and enormously diverse catalogue of over 130 titles.

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