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Game Dev Tycoon Heads to Nintendo Switch October 8, Free Update to Add Cross-Platform Save Support

Game Dev Tycoon

Greenheart Games have announced Game Dev Tycoon will be heading to Nintendo Switch, and that the game will soon support cross-platform saves.

The game will be ported by Rarebyte, the same studio behind the Android and iOS port of the game. Further, the game on all platforms will support cross-platform saves after a free update.

Players are tasked with starting in a garage in the 80s, slowly learning what does and does not work for games, until they have built a thriving game studio empire. Invest in R&D, and build your perfect game.

You can find the announcement trailer below.

You can find the full rundown (via Steam) below.


In Game Dev Tycoon you replay the history of the gaming industry by starting your own video game development company in the 80s. Create best selling games. Research new technologies and invent new game types. Become the leader of the market and gain worldwide fans.

A journey through gaming history

Start in the 80s
Start your adventure in a small garage office in the 80s. Enjoy the hand-crafted level design while you develop your first simple games. Gain experience, unlock new options and create your first game engine.

Create games your way
In Game Dev Tycoon the decisions you make during development really matter. Decide which areas you want to focus on. Does your game need more gameplay or should you focus more on quests? These decisions will have a major impact on the success of your game.

Grow your company
Once you have successfully released a few games you can move into your own office and forge a world-class development team. Hire staff, train them and unlock new options.

Make larger more complex games
With experience and a good team, you can release larger, more complex games. Larger games bring new challenges and you will have to manage your team well to deliver hit games.

Features

  • Start a game development company in the 80s
  • Design and create games
  • Gain new insights through game reports
  • Research new technologies
  • Create custom game engines
  • Move into bigger offices
  • Forge a world-class development team
  • Unlock secret labs
  • Conduct industry changing projects
  • Unlock achievements
  • Modding support
  • Workshop support
  • Community translations for German, Spanish, French, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Czech, Swedish, Dutch and Italian are available through the in-game menu.

The full game has many more features which are not listed here to prevent spoilers.


Game Dev Tycoon is available via Windows PC, Linux, Mac (all via Steam), Android, iOS, and October 8th on Nintendo Switch.

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Taking his first steps onto Route 1 and never stopping, Ryan has had a love of RPGs since a young age. Now he's learning to appreciate a wider pallet of genres and challenges.