Spelunky 1 & 2 Nintendo Switch - Release Date, Time, and Price

Here's everything you need to know!

By Kyle Knight

August 24, 2021

The original Spelunky, plus the hit sequel Spelunky 2, will both release for the Nintendo Switch this week.

Spelunky was originally released way back in 2008, followed by Spelunky 2 which launched just last year for PC and PlayStation 4. But it’s no secret that the Nintendo Switch is the perfect console for indie platform titles such as Spelunky.

It was originally announced that both Spelunky titles would be releasing on the Nintendo Switch back at the Indie World presentation in December of 2020, and fans have been waiting patiently ever since.

But now the time has finally arrived, both titles will be launching simultaneously on the Switch this week. Here’s everything you need to know about the release of Spelunky 1 and Spelunky 2, including the release time and how much both games cost.

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Spelunky and Spelunky 2 | Announcement Trailer

Spelunky and Spelunky 2 | Announcement Trailer

When Will Spelunky 1 & 2 Release On Nintendo Switch?

Both Spelunky 1 and Spelunky 2 will arrive for Nintendo Switch on Thursday, August 26th, 2021.

An official release time for the Spelunky titles hasn’t been announced just yet, but based on usual Nintendo Switch releases, they will likely release at the following time:

  • 9AM PT
  • 12PM ET
  • 5PM BST

This information comes from the official Nintendo Support page which states that new games are added to the eShop at the aforementioned times on the day of release.

However, Nintendo also states that some third-party titles may not be available until 12PM PT on the day of release. For more details head to the official Customer Support page.

It’s also worth noting that the Nintendo Switch release of Spelunky 1 and 2 is limited to North America, Europe, and Australia. The developers have stated that more regions will be announced soon, so make sure to check their official social media account regularly.

How Much Is Spelunky 1 & 2?

The original Spelunky will be priced at $9.99/£7.99, whilst Spelunky 2 will set you back $19.99/£17.99.

These prices are according to the official Nintendo Switch eShop.

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Kyle Knight

Kyle is a Film and TV graduate from Coventry. He's a PC enthusiast with a not so enthusiastic PC and is all about triple-A titles!

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