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Torchlight III Heads to Nintendo Switch in 2020

Torchlight III

Perfect World Entertainment have announced that Torchlight III will also be coming to Nintendo Switch, during the Nintendo Indie World Showcase.

Torchlight III entered Early Access in June, and will be getting a full release later in 2020. As previously reported, the game is set centuries after the events of Torchlight II, with the Ember Empire is in decline. Novastraia is under invasion from the Netherim, and players must build their character (and choose a pet), build a fort, and collect amazing gear to beat them back.

Torchlight III features new classes and subclasses, new pets, and a fort building system. The Nintendo Switch version will also include an exclusive Red Fairy pet.

You can find the Nintendo Switch announcement trailer below.

You can find a rundown of the game (via Steam) below:


It’s been a century since the events of Torchlight II, and the Ember Empire is in decline. In Torchlight III, Novastraia is again under threat of invasion and it’s up to you to defend against the Netherim and its allies. Gather your wits and brave the frontier to find fame, glory, and new adventures!

Travel the Frontier
Explore the wilderness, party with friends, gather materials to craft gear, or use magic to enter unknown dungeons! There’s always something to do in the new frontier.

Build & Upgrade Your Fort
It’s time to rebuild – and that includes you! Enjoy your very own fort, where you can upgrade gear and renovate your fort to show off to your friends and the world.

Collect Epic Gear
Whether it’s armor, weapons, dyes, recipes, ember cores, or even new pets…there’s always more to find as you battle through dungeons and take on dangerous foes.

Pets Are Back
Fight your way to fame and glory with your loyal companion! Add skills and equip them with gear to make them stronger. Each species comes in a myriad of colors and styles, so make sure to collect them all!

Build Your Hero
With four unique classes to choose from, players can utilize class-specific mechanics to maximize damage and their odds of survival. Combine epic gear, Relic powers, and class abilities to customize your playstyle.


Torchlight III is in Early Access for Windows PC (via Steam), and launches 2020 on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.

Image: Steam

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