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Cave Digger 2: Dig Harder

Platform(s): Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X
Genre: Action/Adventure
Publisher: VRKiwi
Developer: VRKiwi
Release Date: 2024

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'Cave Digger 2: Dig Harder' Comes To Nintendo Switch, PS5, Xbox And PC As Flat-screen/Non-VR, Supports Co-op Crossplay - Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 18, 2023 @ 2:28 p.m. PDT

Cave Digger 2: Dig Harder is a mining/adventure game in an alternative, weird west dieselpunk world.

It seems The New Frontier guards it’s secrets well, and it’s your turn to explore, rookie. Time to blow off the dust on your trusty pickaxe and get down to the mines. Incredible treasures are just waiting around for you to go dig ‘em up, so be sure to make the best use of all the miner’s tools lying around. However, you better look out for those nasty creatures lurking in the dark caves so make sure to carry some firepower with you.

A VR adventure game taking place in an alternative, weird west dieselpunk world. The player is a penniless but adventurous prospector in the wild northern region known only as “The New Frontier”. As the player excavates the mountains of their claim, they encounter many mysteries along the way as they mine and fight their way through various unique biomes.

Choose the right tools for the job from a collection of mining equipment on the surface. Exchange your loot for money to upgrade your gear. The upgrades will make your tools more effective, for both work and combat.

Gather your party up to 4 players, to create a hard working team of miners! What kind of a role will each of you have in your mission is totally up to you as long as you're working hard.

Customize your characters to your liking from a wide selection of clothes and accessories to show off to your friends.

To celebrate the second anniversary of Cave Digger 2: Dig Harder launch on Steam Early Access (Sep 14), and the first anniversary of the multi-platform full release (Sep 8), we are very excited to announce that Cave Digger 2 will launch on flat-screen platforms on November 15, 2023.

This means that you will be able to invite a friend who does not have a VR machine to play together with you. Whether your friend is on a console or PC (Steam), you will be able to seamlessly play together thanks to our multi-platform coop crossplay!

Starting from Nov 15, keyboard+mouse and controller-equipped miners can get the game from PlayStation, Steam, Epic Games, and Humble stores. Xbox and Nintendo releases will be able to play together by buying the newly launched flat version of the game.

We will also launch a demo (Oct 1) for Steam Next Fest, which takes place from October 9 to 16.

Key Features:

  • Discoveries, dangers, and digging.
  • Mine your way with the dependable pickaxe, versatile dynamites, hi-tech hammer, and more!
  • Procedurally generated partially destructible cave and mine networks.
  • Grab the six-shooter, chain-shovel, and the gold-pan-turned-to-a-shield if things get rough. TNT works fine too, just mind your team members if you aren't lone-wolfing!
  • Additional gadgets for utility.
  • Tools, weapons, and gadgets evolve through upgrades.
  • Collectible comic book Clayton - The Greed reveals the history of the Valley throughout the player’s journey.
  • Multiple discoverable narratives are built into the game as ending goals, each revealing a different angle to the story.
  • 1-4 player crossplay co-op of private groups or public matchmaking.
  • Player avatar customization with dozens of things from clothes to faces to hats, wildlands fashion is a wildly funky fashion to suit every style!

Currently available for PCVR (Steam), Meta Quest 2 and PSVR , Cave Digger 2: Dig Harder is coming to PS5 and PC (Steam) on October 15, 2023, followed by Nintendo Switch, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S in Q1 2024.

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