‘Hyper Light Drifter – Special Edition’ Now Available on Nintendo Switch!


Running smoothly at 60fps and including new exclusive content

​When Heart Machine released action adventure RPG Hyper Light Drifter, it was rapturously received by critics and players alike. The passion project long in the making did not disappoint and everyone was clamoring to get it in every device possible.

Two years have passed since the pixelated masterpiece first was released. Now, after months of work and secrecy, Hyper Light Drifter - Special Edition is now available on Nintendo Switch. Players of all regions of the Nintendo’s handheld (America, Europe and Japan) now can join the Drifter in his journey for 19,99 $ / 19,99 € / 2500 ​¥.

Inspired by retro games like Final Fantasy VI, the Legend of Zelda series and by Preston’s own struggle with a congenital heart defect, the game follows the journey of a hero in a mysterious world to find a cure for his deadly illness.

This new Special Edition is brought by a close cooperation between Abylight’s dev team and Hyper Light Drifter’s creator Alex Preston to produce new content for the Nintendo Switch version, adding new challenges and equipment for the Drifter in his journey.

Nintendo fans will be able to play Hyper Light Drifter anywhere at 60fps, traversing a dark, detailed land with vicious enemies and secrets abound in a search for a cure. Face alone or with a friend many challenges like the new Tower Climb area and gather new equipment like the new outfit to better find hidden items, the new deadly Blade Caster or the freezing Crystal Shot weapon.

Join the Drifter through a beautiful, vast world riddled with dangers​.

​To learn more about Hyper Light Drifter – Special Edtion for Nintendo Switch, jump over to the game’s website. Also you can keep up with both studios by following @abylight and @heartmachinez.

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