Wasteland 2: Director’s Cut announced for Nintendo Switch

Posted on July 12, 2018

Every game wants to be on the Nintendo Switch, and Wasteland 2 is no exception. Initially released for the PC in 2014, the “Director’s Cut” edition came out the next year.

Wasteland 2 was the result of a successful Kickstarter project, which attempted to create a sequel to the classic RPG Wasteland. Taking place in a post-apocalyptic America, the player controls a custom-designed team of rangers venturing into the unknown. Your party must travel around the environment and using skills and your wits to best the world and interact with a cast of NPCs. Furthermore, the game’s turn-based combat is somewhat inspired by the recent XCOM games.  Billed as a throwback to classic western RPGs like the 90s Fallout games, Wasteland 2 set about recapturing the difficulty and depth of classic RPGs, and acquired a loyal fanbase.

Wasteland 2 on the Switch

Wasteland 2‘s original Kickstarter raised more than $2.9 million. The Director’s Cut edition contains additional voice acting and perks for character creation. However, the game’s developers have announced that it will be a fairly straight port of the PS4 and Xbox One versions of the game, meaning no touch screen support for handheld mode.

Wasteland 2: Director’s Cut is set to release this August for the Nintendo Switch. Maybe pick it up to prepare for if Wasteland 3 is finally released.