axiom verge 2 nintendo switch eshop

It’s been six years since the release of Axiom Verge, and fans have been eagerly anticipating a sequel ever since. After a couple of initial delays, Axiom Verge 2 was slated to launch in Q3 2021, but each new trailer came and went with no release date. That all changed today during Nintendo’s Indie World Showcase. The wait is over! As a big surprise to the patiently waiting players, Axiom Verge 2 is out today on Nintendo Switch eShop!

Axiom Verge 2 hits Nintendo Switch eShop

You can pick up Axiom Verge 2 today on Nintendo Switch eShop, and it’s currently available at a discount. The game ordinarily retails with a $19.99 price tag, but you can pick it up right now for 10% off as a special launch price. You can play the two games in any order, as Axiom Verge 2 stars a different protagonist in a different world, but contains connections to the ideas of the first game.

This has been a hard secret to keep, as we were provided with a review copy prior to launch. If you’d like to know more about what you can expect from Axiom Verge 2, our review goes breaks down what’s familiar and what’s new, including exploration, story, combat, and more. You can check out our review by clicking here!


Ben Lamoreux
Nintendo Enthusiast's Managing Editor. I grew up on Super Nintendo and never stopped playing. Been writing video game news, opinions, reviews, and interviews professionally for over a decade. Favorite franchises include Zelda, Metroid, and Mother.

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