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THE ESCAPISTS 2 GETS NINTENDO SWITCH™ RELEASE DATE

Get ready to break out on the go from January 11th!

p>19th December 2017, UK – Award-winning international games label Team17 and developer Mouldy Toof Studios are excited to announce the launch date for their smash hit prison-escape game The Escapists 2 on Nintendo SwitchTM.

Launching on the 11th January 2018, The Escapists 2 will mark the debut of the award-winning series on Nintendo SwitchTM following on from its release on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC.

The Escapists 2 allows you to bust out of anywhere, with anyone. Team up with another inmate for local two player split screen mode, taking either a Joy-ConTM or Pro Controller each to team up to break out, or work against one another to determine who’s the quickest convict to make an escape!

Risk it all to breakout from the toughest prisons in the world. Explore the biggest prisons yet, with multiple floors, roofs, vents and underground tunnels. You’ll have to live by the prison rules, attending roll call, doing prison jobs and following strict routines; all the while secretly engineering your bid for freedom! Your prison escape antics will take you from the frosty Fort Tundra, a train hurtling through the desert, and even to the final frontier!

The Escapists 2 features:

  • 10 unique themed prisons to escape from
  • Two player split-screen play, and up to four player co-op and versus online multiplayer
  • Drop-in, drop-out online multiplayer experience.  Carefully plan and execute an intricate escape from your initial incarceration with your fellow inmates either online or locally, or simply hop into an existing game that’s in progress to help pull off the final touches of the escape!
  • Create your con with over 300 customisations to create your perfect prisoner
  • A dedicated tutorial for new players to learn the basics of prison life
The Escapists 2 will launch on the 11th January 2018 on the Nintendo SwitchTM eShop for £19.99/$19.99/19,99 €, and will be available to pre-order from the 4th January. The Escapists 2 is currently available to purchase for Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC.  

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For more information please contact:

UK & International Press:

Bethany Aston – PR & Events Manager – Team17

bethany.aston@team17.com  // +447508014428

US & Canadian Press:

Vincent Gallopain – Xogo Consulting

vincent@xogoconsulting.com   

About Team17 Digital Ltd

Founded in 1990, Team17 Digital Limited is a leading international games label that hosts The EscapistsGenesis: Alpha OneOvercookedYoku’s Island ExpressYooka-Laylee, the Worms franchise and many more from developers around the world. Visit www.team17.com for more info.

About Mouldy Toof Studios

Based in the UK and founded in 2012, Mouldy Toof Studios are the creators of The Escapists franchise and are part of the Team17 Digital Ltd family.

The Escapists, Mouldy Toof Studios and Team17 are registered trademarks or trademarks of Team17 Digital Ltd. All other trademarks, copyrights and logos are property of their respective owners.

© 2017 Nintendo. Nintendo Switch and Joy-Con are trademarks of Nintendo.

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