Knives Out coming to Switch in October in Japan

Battle royale game adds another platform.

Knives Out

Knives Out is coming to Switch via the Nintendo eShop in October in Japan, developer Netease announced.

Knives Out is a battle royale-style game where 100 players drop down onto the battlefield and defeat enemies while escaping from a poisonous gas area with the goal of being the last player standing. It first launched for smartphones in November 2017 and has since been downloaded over 300 million times.

Here is an overview of the game, via its store pages:

100 enter, but only one emerges

100 players are scattered throughout the massive battlefield. Explore the map, collect weapons, take aim, and pull the trigger. Remember, there can only be one winner!

It’s a big bad world out there

Explore islands, snow-capped mountains, train tunnels and other unique locations while you wait for your moment to strike!

Team Up, Speed Up, Tear Up

Storm the battlefield with battle buddies in Duo Mode, Squad Mode and Fireteam Mode. Coordinate your attacks with your teammates using voice chat to outmaneuver and crush your enemies.

Play with your own rules

It doesn’t matter if you choose to ambush your enemy or attack head on, snipe from a distance or get close and messy, there is only one objective, survive at all costs!

A PlayStation 4 version of the game is also planned for release in September in Japan.

Watch the Switch announcement trailer below.

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