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Outbreak: Epidemic

Platform(s): Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Genre: Online Multiplayer
Developer: Dead Drop Studios
Release Date: Oct. 22, 2020

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'Outbreak: Epidemic' (ALL) Comes To Nintendo Switch Next Week - Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 15, 2020 @ 2:50 p.m. PDT

Outbreak: Epidemic is a survival horror title with classic gameplay, strict inventory management, crushing enemies, horrific difficulty and more as you and a group of survivors try to survive the epidemic.

The infection spreads like never before in Outbreak: Epidemic, the latest co-op (PC only) and single-player (PC/Xbox One) survival horror nightmare.

Experience the nationwide epidemic as you and up to three friends lead Gwen, Renault, Kara and Tom through the undead apocalypse. Outbreak: Epidemic features the series classic tough-as-nails survival horror gameplay powered by the next-generation Outbreak engine across the Campaign Mode, Onslaught Mode and Experiments Mode.

Pick your survivor, level them up and take on greater challenges. You have one life - make it count!

Experience the nightmare close up through over-the-shoulder claustrophobic gameplay as you blast and slash your way through the epidemic.

On the Nintendo Switch, players will face the nightmare up close through over-the-shoulder combat and exploration in a fully-optimized port that makes the most out of Nintendo’s portable – leveraging Joy-Con controllers, the console’s touchscreen, and HD Rumble!

Exclusive Nintendo Switch Features

  • Quality Mode/Frame Rate Mode (Options Menu): Quality mode features higher quality graphics with full dynamic shadows. Frame rate mode turns off full dynamic shadows thus greatly improving frame rate across the board.
  • Portable Gameplay: The only game in the Outbreak series to be playable on a handheld device. The full content is here, uncut.
  • Tabletop 2-Player Co-Op: Play through the game with a friend in tabletop mode – or together in docked full-screen mode – using Joy-Con controllers. The Switch Pro Controller is supported as well!

The other 4 titles in the franchise will be coming to the Nintendo Switch in a few weeks!

Key Features:

  • OTS: Claustrophobic over-the-shoulder gameplay brings the nightmare alive.
  • Defense: Utilize numerous firearm and melee weapons against the undead.
  • Story Mode: Experience the epidemic first hand as you fight through the story.
  • Onslaught Mode: Take out hordes of the undead with limited supplies.
  • Experiments Mode: Bonus modes with a unique spin on survival horror.
  • Explore: In Campaign Mode search areas, read logs, find keys and solve puzzles to survive.
  • Difficult: Play across multiple difficulty modes.
  • Alone: Play solo even without an internet connection.
  • Cross Platform Multiplayer: Play together across Windows and SteamOS! (Steam Only)
  • Co-op Survival Horror: Classic Mechanics. 4-player co-op. (Steam Only)
  • The Cloud: Dedicated low-latency servers ensure no connection issues. (Steam Only)
  • Big Screen: Customizable gamepad, mouse and keyboard controls. (Steam Only)

Currently available for PC (Steam) and Xbox One (here) , Outbreak: Epidemic is coming to Nintendo Switch on October 22, 2020.


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