Press release

Astroneer Lands on Nintendo Switch on January 13! Pre-Orders Available Now

New “Xenobiology” update will also release on Jan. 13 for Nintendo Switch and all platforms

SEATTLE Dec. 8, 2021 Astroneer, the award-winning space sandbox adventure, now has a release date on the Nintendo Switch: January 13. Players can digitally pre-order starting today to ensure they receive exclusive in-game rewards on day one. The team also announced that a physical edition will be available at a later date via Gearbox Publishing in both North America and Europe, with exclusive rewards.

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The Nintendo Switch version of Astroneer is the complete experience, including the brand-new Xenobiology update that will introduce mysterious creatures and new adventures. Embark on a narrative focused mission all over the solar system to discover the secrets behind these curious cephalopods. The game has been thoroughly reworked to ensure a great performing experience on Nintendo Switch, with support for pro controllers and local Switch to Switch play.

For details about pre-order incentives, visit today’s blog post, and for more information, check out the official website or follow Astroneer on Twitter and Instagram.

About System Era Softworks

System Era Softworks is an independent game development studio based out of Seattle, Washington. Inspired by space-exploration and possessing an optimistic view of space-age futurism, the System Era Softworks team strives to build games that motivate future generations of spacefarers.

For more information, please visit the System Era Softworks website.

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Valerie Norton
Sandbox Strategies for System Era Softworks