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Torchlight III coming to Nintendo Switch later this year

It has been announced that Nintendo Switch owners will be able to get their hands on Torchlight III later this year. Sadly only the PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions have been given a firm release date so far of 13th October. A release date for the Nintendo Switch version of the action role-playing game has yet to be announced but the team has committed to it being released this year. Here’s all the details:

“The full release of Torchlight III wouldn’t have been possible without all of the incredible work  from the entire Echtra team and our excellent community of Early Access players. We’ve put our heart into this new adventure and it has been awesome getting so much support from players  while the game has been in live development. With the significant changes we’ve made throughout Torchlight III’s journey in Early Access, we have done our best to meaningfully integrate players’ feedback as much as possible into the game as we march toward launch. Next month, we can’t wait to welcome all players to the Frontier!”

– Max Schaefer, CEO of Echtra Games and co-founder of the Torchlight franchise

Travel the Frontier: Players can explore the wilderness, party with friends, gather materials to craft loot, use magical maps to enter unknown dungeons, or show off their spoils in town! There’s always something to do in the new frontier.

Build & Upgrade Your Fort: It’s time to rebuild! Players will enjoy their very own account-based fort, where they can upgrade gear, and make renovations to show it off to their friends and the world. The game allows them to build monuments of power, pet stables, and more!

Choose a Relic: Relics are objects of great power that grant players a suite of active skills and passive skills. Players will choose one of five of these at the beginning of their journey and use skill points to unlock or enhance their relic’s abilities. The relic is an important part of a character’s strategy – choose wisely!

Collect Epic Gear: Suit up in a robust variety of armor and weapons found across the frontier including charming hats, pet apparel, and unique locomotion options. Players can select from a wide array of weapons that suit their playstyle and class build. With over a hundred Legendary items,players can permanently acquire their special abilities in order to make themselves more unique and powerful. 

Pets are Back: Players can fight their way to fame and glory with loyal companions! Each of the many species comes in a myriad of colors and styles so adventurers shouldn’t settle for the first one they find. They can make these trusty pets stronger by adding skills, equip them with gear to make them hardier, and together battle enemies as a team. Pets also have their own vast inventory for items, and players have the option to have their pets sell items directly in town. 

Build Your Hero: With four classes to choose from, along with 20 class and Relic combinations — each combination offering a unique playstyle — and a wide range of choices of where to place skill points at, players can utilize class-specific mechanics.

Each version of Torchlight III will come with the following exclusive Fairy pet: 

Steam: Violet Glittersprite

Xbox One: Verdant Glittersprite

PlayStation®4: Azure Glittersprite

Nintendo Switch: Ashen Glittersprite 

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