Syberia 3 Announced for Nintendo Switch

on January 13, 2017 11:41 AM

Today, developer Microïds announced that its adventure game Syberia 3 is coming to the Nintendo Switch.

Previously announced for PC, Mac, PS4, and Xbox One, Syberia 3 was supposed to release on December 1, 2016 but was delayed to Q1 2017, with the developer citing the need for additional time to make sure the game lived up the polish levels that its fans expect.

First time hearing about Syberia 3? No problem: here’s an overview, courtesy of the game’s Steam page:

The limitless imagination of Benoît Sokal continues in Syberia 3, focusing on an entirely new adventure. After abandoning the island, Kate is found dying on the edge of a river by the Youkole tribe, a nomadic people migrating with their snow ostriches. Stuck in Valsembor village, together they must find a way to continue their journey in a race against their enemies and unexpected obstacles, not to mention Kate’s past, which catches up with her.

The next generation in adventure games, Syberia 3 takes you inside an enchanting, mysterious universe full of life for you to explore in 3D. Plunged into the heart of a world inhabited by a cast of interesting characters, you’ll discover and experience a fabulous tale as imagined by Benoit Sokal.

  • A brand new tale, completely different from the first two Syberia games.

  • Exceptionally immersive storytelling, multiplied by Benoit Sokal’s unparalleled artistic direction

  • Explore Benoit Sokal’s poetic universe in 3D for the first time

  • Original score by Inon Zur (Syberia 2, Fallout, Dragon Age, Prince of Persia)

  • Original, real-time 3D puzzles and mysteries

Elliot Grassiano, Vice President of Microïds, accompanied the announcement with the following statement:

“We can’t wait to see Syberia fans discover Kate Walker’s new adventure on Nintendo Switch. Nintendo, with the Switch, brings one more time a whole new innovative vision to the game industry and we are proud to be part of it.”

A release date was not divulged, but the developer has said one will be revealed “soon.”

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