Shovel Knight, Fast RMX are Switch Launch Titles, Specter of Torment is Timed Exclusive

Nintendo has confirmed a few indie games as launch titles for the Nintendo Switch.

Yacht Club Game’s critically acclaimed platformer, Shovel Knight, will be a launch title for the Nintendo Switch. Along with this, Yacht Club announced that the second expansion for the game, Specter of Torment, will be a timed exclusive for the Switch.

As previously announced, the expansion will be available both separately for 10$, or with all of the other campaigns in the Treasure Trove for 25$. Yacht Club Games also reiterated that all current owners of Shovel Knight will be upgraded to Treasure Trove, and that Specter of Torment will come to other platforms in April.

Along with the Shovel Knight announcement, Shin’en Multimedia confirmed that the follow-up to Wii U’s futuristic racer FAST RACING NEO, FAST RMX, will also be a launch title for the Nintendo Switch.

Nintendo will reveal more about these games and other indies planned for the Switch during a live stream this Tuesday at 9am PST. Shovel Knight and FAST RMX will launch with the Switch March 3rd.

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