More Nintendo Switch Launch Titles Announced
Shovel Knight and Fast RMX will be launch titles.
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As part of its eShop announcements today, Nintendo confirmed three more Nintendo Switch launch titles. The indie games Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove, that game's Specter of Torment expansion, and Fast RMX will be available on March 3 when the console launches.
Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove, developed by Yacht Club Games, includes the original Shovel Knight and all DLC, including Specter of Torment. Both Treasure Trove and Specter of Torment are exclusive to the Nintendo Switch "for a limited time," Nintendo said.
Fast RMX is a "lightning-fast anti-gravity" racing game that features local split-screen and online multiplayer. The game was made by Shin'en Multimedia and is exclusive to Nintendo Switch.
In all, there will be more than 60 indie games on the Nintendo Switch eShop this year, Nintendo said, noting that this figure does not count digital versions of retail games and DLC.
Finally, Nintendo announced today that it will hold a video presentation called next week to celebrate indie games. The event is called "Nindies Showcase" and it will stream from Nintendo's website on Tuesday, February 28, starting at 9 AM PT.
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