Two more classic Oddworld games are coming to Nintendo Switch
Oddworld Inhabitants and Microids have announced a co-publishing deal for three classic Oddworld games on Nintendo Switch.
The first of these three titles is the previously announced Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath HD, which is due to release on January 23rd, 2020. This upcoming Switch release runs at 1080p/60 FPS and features improved load times and support for gyroscopic aiming. The other two titles are being kept a mystery for now.
“We are very happy about this new collaboration with Oddworld Inhabitants regarding the publishing of these three classic titles! We are going to help as much as we can to ensure these masterpieces get the spotlight they deserve,” Stéphane Longeard, CEO of Microids, said. “These three games will fit quite nicely in our catalog where retro gaming has a prominent place. These games captivated an entire generation of gamers and some Microids employees, formerly working with the GT Interactive team, got to work on the original launch of the first Oddworld games more than 20 years ago.”
“Microids champions the Oddworld brand and our goal to create entertainment properties that balance beauty, empathy, creativity, innovation, and craftsmanship,” Oddworld Inhabitants co-founder Sherry McKenna added. “They understand the classic games and indie space. This partnership is a great fit for us, and we are excited to have them onboard as we bring three classic Oddworld games to the Nintendo Switch in 2020.”
Oddworld Inhabitants is also working on a new entry in the series called Oddworld: Soulstorm, which is scheduled to release for PC and consoles later this year.