Worms W.M.D. is Coming to Switch, New Content Will Be Added

Worms W.M.D is launching on Nintendo Switch later this year, bringing familiar Worms action to the new console.

on August 31, 2017 11:08 AM

Today, developer and publisher Team17 has announced that Worms W.M.D will be ported over to the Nintendo Switch later this year.

According to Team17, the Switch port will include all the updates that were released post-launch and will offer single Joy-Con play as well as local and online multiplayer modes. Additionally, the upcoming port will also include the existing Forts Mode, a new space theme, mushroom, and tree forts. On top of that, there will be new customization options ranging from new outfits and gravestones.

Originally released in August 2016 on PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One Worm W.M.D is an artillery-turn based tactics game. Often regarded as a spiritual successor to Worms Armageddon, W.M.D offers similar gameplay and adds new features to the series, including interactive vehicles, and buildings that can be used as protection for the worms.

Speaking of the Switch, this week, Nintendo announced an abundance of new indie games coming to their new console over the next several months called the “Nindies Summer Showcase.” Several notable announcements  More Heroes: Travis Strikes Again, Light Fingers, and Super Meat Boy Forever, to name a few.

You can check out the announcement trailer below. Worms W.M.D is anticipated to launch sometime during Q4 of this year.

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Taylor Lyles is a staff writer at DualShockers. She specializes in gaming hardware, eSports, virtual reality, new releases and upcoming titles. Born and raised in Maryland, Taylor is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Legal Studies from Stevenson University. In her free time, she enjoys playing lacrosse, going fishing, studying Fallout lore, and may or may not have an unhealthy obsession with the Dead Rising series.