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Bohemia’s multiplayer survival sandbox Ylands has officially landed on Switch for offline play

As we’ve been chronicling – and I may be a little bit obsessive about it now that I’m lastly catching up on its existence, sorry – Bohemia Interactive’s multiplayer survival sandbox Ylands has formally launched on the Nintendo Change this week… in non-multiplayer type.

The unique recreation, which is has been out for years on PC and cell, sit someplace on the spectrum between Minecraft and Valheim, with all of the survival trappings like constructing and crusing your individual pirate ship, foraging for assets, exploring new areas, and PvP, however all packaged up in a cute voxel-esque field. And naturally, on Steam, the sport is free-to-play and multiplayer, funded by means of DLC and in-game transactions, so if you need multiplayer, go that route.

The newly launched Change model, nonetheless, is neither of these issues; it’s a standalone, single-player title, with a one-time buy-in and nothing else, particularly geared toward youthful gamers and folk who recreation with out an web connection. And naturally, meaning the sport is future-proofed towards potential upkeep mode or shut-down of the multiplayer model.

We chatted with Bohemia concerning the launch earlier this week; the staff informed me it hopes to proceed supporting the sport properly into the long run because it’s supported DayZ and Arma 3, that it’s already engaged on the subsequent replace, and that the success of the sport on Change will affect how a lot love PC will get. By the way, I’m informed it’s pronounced “Islands,” not “Why-lands.” Time to appropriate my headcanon!

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