Panic Button will port Hob, Torchlight II to Nintendo Switch

Two new fan favorite games, Torchlight 2 and Hob are being ported over to the Nintendo Switch by Panic Button.

Published Fri, Mar 29 2019 2:00 AM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:49 AM CST

A recent press release has revealed that porting company, Panic Button and developer Perfect World Entertainment are teaming up to bring some fan favorite games to the Nintendo Switch.

The press release showcases to players that starting today they will be able to pre-order the 'Definitive Edition' of Hob which is slated for release on April 4. Panic Button says that they have "taken everything that fans loved about the original game and developed a version exclusively for Nintendo Switch, featuring improved controls and game features". These 'improved controls and game features' include added camera controls, improvements to the game's UI, a variety of quality-of-life improvements, HD rumble and touchscreen functionality.

Yoon Im, Senior Vice President of Global Publishing at Perfect World Entertainment spoke out about the coming port, saying "Panic Button has established an incredible reputation of bringing some of the best games in the industry to new and exciting platforms. They've done a masterful job of bringing Hob to life on the Nintendo Switch, and we're excited to introduce the game to a new audience." The Technical Director at Panic Button, Andy Boggs also commented, but on the coming Tochlight II port.

Here is what he had to say; "Adventurers were transfixed by Hob when this mesmerizing single-player adventure game first burst onto the scene a few years ago. And over the years Torchlight II has a gained a cult-like following amongst even the most hardcore of ARPG fans. We're so excited to work with Perfect World Entertainment on bringing these fan favorites on new platforms, for a new generation of gamers."

While there wasn't that many features that are announced for Torchlight II, the press release says that more details will be revealed "soon".

Panic Button will port Hob, Torchlight II to Nintendo Switch |

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