Publisher Meridiem Games announced today that it will produce a physical version for Spirit of the Island on Switch. It will be available this fall.
Meridiem Games will be responsible for the creation, publishing and European distribution of the special boxed Paradise Edition of Spirit of the Island. It will include a special cover with new artwork, an exclusive set of stickers featuring some of the island’s inhabitants, and a tour guide so you don’t miss any of the wonderful activities on your island.
Spirit of the Island will also be released digitally on Switch in the future. Read more about it below.
There’s an old tradition running in your homeland: to become an adult and complete the coming-of-age ritual, you must go on a journey of discovery. Your adventure begins on a distant island, deep in a tropical archipelago. What was once a prosperous tourist destination is now a shade of its former glory: and it’s your job to bring it back to life! Explore the archipelago, meet the locals, and lend them a hand to restore the tourist paradise… while you try to uncover the mysteries of your past!
SETTLING IN A NEW PLACE – Your island life will be a busy one, so grab your tools and let’s get started! You’ll need a source of food, a place to sleep, and some resources to build a farm. it’s time to explore your lands!
A PLETHORA OF ACTIVITIES – No matter how you choose to spend your time, you will gain experience and improve your skills. Spirit of the Island features 10 unique skills, such as farming, mining, foraging, social, crafting, and even fishing, which comes as its own special mini-game.
YOUR JOURNEY TO A TOURIST PARADISE – Make your island not only a welcoming home but also a booming tourist paradise. The more tourists you get, the better your economy will be, which is a crucial step to funding your journeys to the faraway Islands.
THE BEST TRIP EVER – Each tourist will have a chance to love your Island so much that they’ll decide to stay, adding to the Town’s population. This part is crucial since you can hire them to do various things for you, such as tending to your shops and helping you maintain the Island.
THE POWER OF TWO – One of the main features of Spirit of the Island is a 2-player cooperative mode, where you can do everything together! You will have all the single-player mode features (even quests) available in online play, and it will also feature its own unique adventure as well as Resource Sharing, meaning that you can bring some of the resources you find over to your own multiplayer campaign.
VAST TROPICAL ARCHIPELAGO – Spirit of the Island features 14 unique explorable islands, each with its own fauna, secrets, and dangers. Information on who – or what – inhabits these islands has been lost to history, but you will find mysterious caves guarded by ancient creatures — are you brave enough to explore them and uncover the mysteries within?
THE LOCAL COMMUNITY – The archipelago is bustling with life! Meet more than 14 unique characters, each with their own distinct traits and quirks.
AN EVENTFUL LIFE – One of the unique features of Spirit of the Island is events — a series of recurring occurrences happening through each in-game year (4 months). They will come in various forms such as qn NPCs’ birthday and Ocean Day, to your own unique events. There’s always something fun happening in Town, so check your calendar often!