[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he critically acclaimed story-rich 2016 game Firewatch, is making its way to Switch later this month. Set to be released on the eShop on the 17th December 2018 in America, Europe, Australia and Japan, the game will cost $19.99 to purchase. It is unknown whether Firewatch will get a physical release.

Firewatch is an atmospheric walking simulation adventure game developed by Campo Santo. Set in 1989, you play as a man who is a fire lookout in the Wyoming wilderness. Something strange leads you to explore the nearby forest, forcing you to make decisions that can both build and destroy relationships.


  • A breathtaking wilderness environment which expands as you explore.
  • A customized story: the choices you make sculpt the narrative and build/affect relationships.
  • An exciting mystery that will keep you on the edge of your seat.
  • An abundance of secrets and discoveries to be made.

Firewatch is an award-winning game with ‘very positive’ reviews on Steam. The game is often praised for its narrative, atmosphere,¬†and its interactivity, therefore making it a worthy addition to any Switch owner’s game collection.

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