Baltimore, MD – August 30th, 2019 – Independent games publisher Versus Evil in partnership with PikPok today announced that its apocalyptic zombie shooter “Into The Dead 2” will be coming to Nintendo Switch in time for a spooktacular Halloween when it launches on October 25th.
To date, the Into the Dead franchise has amassed over 100 million downloads across mobile, making it one of the most popular zombie shooters available for horror gaming fans.
Nintendo Switch owners can pre order the digital version of the game on the Nintendo eShop or the physical release by Gearbox Publishing at participating retailers.
Officially licensed Ghostbusters and Night of The Living Dead missions are also available at launch. The Ghostbusters and Night of The Living Dead missions are sold separately on the eShop, and are included with the physical version of the game.
Into The Dead 2 players will face off against a horde of the undead over 60 fast paced story driven levels and 36 additional side story missions that keeps the action and pace fast and frantic.
Arming themselves with a vast array of firepower, players can choose from 25 unique weapons across 8 different classes.
Those wanting to bite back can choose from 8 loyal animal companions to fight by their side from lovable dogs to zombie-eating tigers, all of which can be leveled up and come with special abilities.
“Into the Dead 2 on Nintendo Switch will give players plenty to sink their teeth into with its heart-pounding, arcade-style gameplay. We’re thrilled to include the licensed Ghostbusters and Night of The Living Dead content, which make Into the Dead 2 an essential addition to any Halloween gaming sessions.” Said Steve Escalante, General Manager of Versus Evil.
Into the Dead 2 also features HD Rumble, Joy-Con Controller and Pro Controller support, pre orders can be placed via the Nintendo eShop and participating retailers.
About Versus Evil
Founded in 2013, Versus Evil, LLC is the US based video game publisher behind critically acclaimed video games Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire and The Banner Saga trilogy. Publishing games on all major mobile, PC and console platforms, Versus Evil works with independent development studios from around the world.
Upcoming titles include RPG – collectible card game adventure hybrid Cardpocalypse, Yaga the role-playing folktale, and the zombie arcade – action shooter Into the Dead 2. The corporate philosophy is to champion for the independent game developer. For more information visit https://versusevil.com
PikPok is a leading publisher of great games across mobile, tablet and desktop. With a portfolio of original, licensed, and third party developed properties, PikPok delivers games that appeal to all consumers with pick-up-and-play gameplay, high-quality art, and immersive audio design which provide rich game experiences.
PikPok has released multiple critically and commercially successful games including the popular Flick Kick® series, BAFTA nominated Super Monsters Ate My Condo™, Into the Dead®, Shatter®, and more. Steal a moment, and play a game from PikPok. For more information on PikPok, please visit www.pikpok.com and www.facebook.com/pikpokgames
About Gearbox Publishing
Founded in 2016, Gearbox Publishing was established with the goal of helping developers around the world bring their products to market while retaining their unique creative visions.
The mission began with the critically-acclaimed Homeworld Remastered Collection for PC, and have since been followed by many partnerships that include Epic’s Fortnite, tinyBuild’s Hello Neighbor¸ and Compulsion Games’ We Happy Few.
Gearbox Publishing continues to remain committed to its mission to entertain the world and become the most developer-friendly publisher in the industry.
Learn more at http://www.gearboxpublishing.com
Jonas “O.J” Ek
The Gaming Ground
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