Tantalus Developing Rime For Nintendo Switch
Rime is a game that has been in development for several years now for the PlayStation 4. It was recently announced that it’s coming to the Nintendo Switch as well. IGN had readers submit questions to the developers at Tequila Works about the upcoming game and a few interesting tidbits were shared. The biggest is that Tantalus is developing the Switch version of the game:
The Nintendo Switch version is being developed by Tantalus, the studio behind the HD version of The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess. We worked side by side with them to ensure the Nintendo Switch version is absolutely true to the original vision we have for RiME, and they are doing a terrific work indeed! We are really enthusiastic about Nintendo Switch and we are immensely happy about releasing RiME on that console, but it’s too early to discuss future developments. Let’s finish RiME first!
When asked if the Nintendo Switch version of Rime will release at the same time as the other versions, they answer:
There is still a lot of development to take into consideration, but we’re working hard to get the Nintendo Switch version ready for release at the same time as the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Windows PC versions in May. We’ll have more info to share in the months to come.
As for a physical release of Rime on a Switch Game Card, they are currently looking into the production pricing for Switch cartridges. If it’s feasible, there is a chance the game could come out at retail.
For much more, be sure to check out IGN’s interview. It’s a great read!
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