Update: If you’ve been holding out for the digital version of Spelunker HD Deluxe, your time has finally come. The game will be launching on the Switch eShop on 6th August and will be priced at $24.99.
The legendary game “Spelunker” is back with a full remake! Overcome difficult obstacles in search of the legendary treasure! It’s time to embark on an unknown adventure!
The cave is full of dangers such as various creatures and nasty traps! The slightest mistake will result in a failure! Use items like bombs, flashes, fans and Spelunker’s signature jumping technique to overcome these obstacles!
Original Article (Wed 2nd Jun, 2021 17:30 BST): Spelunker HD Deluxe, known as Ganso Minna de Spelunker in Japan, will make its way to Switch in the west, Strictly Limited Games has confirmed.
The publisher will be launching a physical version of the game on its online store, with pre-orders opening at midnight CEST on Sunday 6th June. If you’re not into your physical games, it’ll also arrive digitally on the eShop in Q3 2021 thanks to ININ Games.
A fresh take on the 1983 Atari classic, Spelunker HD Deluxe offers up a variety of game modes and different platforming stages. All of these modes can be playing in single-player or via online multiplayer with support for up to six people, or local multiplayer for up to four people.
Want a feature list? Here’s a feature list:
Adventure: Players can explore 100 stages by fighting and jumping their way through enemies and obstacles
Competition: The best cave explorer wins! In this mode, players can compete with their friends
Championship: The name says it all… This mode includes another 100 super-difficult, challenging stages that seek for real cave exploring experts
Endless Cave NEO: In this mode, players can compete and see how far they get in endless, randomly generated caves
If you’re interested in the physical release, your bundle will cost €29.99 and will come individually numbered with a booklet. Only 2,700 copies will be released on Switch, as well as 1,500 copies on PS4.
Alternatively, you could opt for the also individually numbered Collector’s Edition, which includes the game, a collector’s box, a Spelunker figure, a glow-in-the-dark sticker, a flyer, a reversible poster, soundtrack, level guide, and the booklet. Only 1,300 copies of this will exist on Switch, and 700 on PS4.
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