Nintendo introduced in right this moment’s Indie World Showcase that sleeper hit multiplayer phenomenon Amongst Us is coming to the Change… right this moment.
Prep the airlock and be a part of your crewmates in a multiplayer recreation of teamwork and betrayal!!#AmongUsGame by @InnerslothDevs is offered right this moment on #NintendoSwitch! #IndieWorld pic.twitter.com/RTrsLS02tV
— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) December 15, 2020
To this point, Amongst Us has been unique to PC and cellular, which means that is the primary time the sport is offered on console. It is sensible too: the sport simply appears proper alongside Nintendo‘s console staples. Since we’re getting the sport right this moment, it is sensible Change gamers will even get entry to the Airship, the primary new map introduced by builders InnerSloth throughout the Recreation Awards final week.
The sport initially launched in 2018, and instantly exploded in recognition this 12 months because of the enhance of Twitch streamers. Now everybody as much as and together with Consultant Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has played the game, and the builders have scrapped plans for a sequel in favor of creating new materials for the prevailing recreation. If there was an enormous winner in 2020, it was undoubtedly Amongst Us. And that is in a 12 months when gaming has spiked in recognition usually, however none extra so than this indie darling.
That mentioned, some of the vital facets of Amongst Us is communication, and it’s not precisely clear but how communication on Change goes to work. The Change has no built-in voice chat operate. One would presume that any voice chat could be dealt with through the cellular Change On-line app, however that’s assuming everybody who performs the sport has a Change On-line subscription. Textual content chat may be an choice. Then once more, I’d be stunned if most individuals didn’t go for the expedient of utilizing their telephones and Discord, a free app.
The sport is offered on the Nintendo Store proper now for $5. It helps crossplay with PC and cellular gamers, which can be a plus.