Sunless Sea: Zubmariner Edition coming soon to Nintendo Switch, Xbox One

Indie publisher Digerati and developer Failbetter Games are delighted to announce that Sunless Sea: Zubmariner Edition will be available to download for Nintendo Switch on 23 April, and 24 April on Xbox One (Sunless Sea: Zubmariner Edition is already available on PS4). The Switch and Xbox ports are developed Nephilim Game Studios.

Failbetter Games is currently developing Sunless Skies: Sovereign Edition for PC, Switch, PS4 and Xbox. An exact release date is still TBC, although the studio is aiming for an August/September launch across all platforms.

First released in 2015 for PC and Mac following a successful Kickstarter campaign, Sunless Sea is Failbetter Games’ second title after the British studio made its debut with the cult browser game, Fallen London, which launched in 2009 and is still free to play at www.fallenlondon.com.

When it launched, Sunless Sea received perfect 10/10 scores from Eurogamer and PCGamesN, and has a Metacritic score of 81. The game’s storytelling received particular acclaim, winning Rock Paper Shotgun’s ‘Best Words’ award, and receiving nominations at the Golden Joystick Awards (Best Storytelling), Develop Awards (Best Use of Narrative), and Writers’ Guild of Great Britain (Best Writing in a Video Game).

About the game
LOSE YOUR MIND. EAT YOUR CREW. DIE.

Take the helm of your steamship in a Victorian Gothic roleplaying game of discovery, loneliness and frequent death.

Key features

  • Find your father’s bones. Determine London’s destiny. Defy the gods of the deep sea
  • Build up your story across generations of zailors who braved the sea and lost
  • Real-time combat against ships and Zee-beasts, spider-crewed dreadnoughts and sentient icebergs
  • Stray too far from civilization and your crew will grow fearful and eventually lose their sanity
  • Upgrade your steamship with powerful engines, cannons and pneumatic torpedo guns
  • Hire unique officers, each with their own story
  • Discover the treasures the zee has claimed
  • Choose a ship’s mascot
  • Trade or smuggle silk and souls

Sunless Sea: Zubmariner Edition includes the base game and the extensive underwater expansion.

Jim Smale

Gaming since the Atari 2600, I enjoy the weirdness in games counting Densha De Go and RC De Go as my favourite titles of all time. I prefer gaming of old where buying games from a shop was a thing, Being social in person was a thing. Join me as I attempt to adapt to this new digital age!

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