SteamWorld Heist II Launching on August 8

    The long-anticipated sequel is finally here.

    Nintendo and Thunderful have announced that SteamWorld Heist II will release for the Nintendo Switch on August 8. The game will also be available on PC via Steam, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation 5.

    SteamWorld Heist initially released in 2015 for the Nintendo 3DS. The game was later ported to the Wii U, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, iOS, and Nintendo Switch. It’s a 2D turn-based tactics based shooter where players take control of a pirate/smuggler who hijacks and steals from enemy spaceships.

    SteamWorld Heist II Announced, Releasing on August 8 For Nintendo Switch

    SteamWorld Heist II Screenshot

    During the recent Indie World Showcase, Nintendo and Thunderful Games announced the next installment in the SteamWorld franchise: SteamWorld Heist II. The game will release on the Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and PC via Steam on August 8. During the showcase, Nintendo released a trailer for the upcoming game. Check it out below:

    Steam describes the game as follows:

    All is not well on the waves, a crisis is brewing. A water crisis! Mysteriously, this precious resource has turned deadly, corroding metal limbs and mechanical hearts.

    Take charge as Captain Leeway joined by his ragtag crew of Steambots to uncover the enigmatic menace threatening the Great Sea.


    • Experience thrilling free aiming and satisfying ricochet gameplay in turn-based Steambot combat. Plan your shots strategically to set up the perfect ricochet sequence for ultimate satisfaction.
    • Embark on expansive world exploration with real-time naval combat, immersing yourself in the various challenges of the Great Sea.
    • Dive deep into a rich job system and customise your crew to suit your playstyle, with over 150 guns, utility items, and ship equipment to choose from.
    • Immerse yourself in a world brought to life by handcrafted characters and environments, accompanied by a captivating soundtrack and songs by our returning, beloved troubadours, Steam Powered Giraffe. Let the music and sounds sink into your mind, leaving an unforgettable impression for days to come.

    Lastly, SteamWorld Heist II will release on the Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and PC via Steam on August 8

    Saras Rajpal
    Saras Rajpal
    Saras is a passionate creative writer, with a love for immersive sims, superhero games, and Persona. He is currently writing a thesis about Persona 5 and is pursuing a career as a full-time writer.

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