Image & Form Games has announced that SteamWorld Dig 2 is coming to PS Vita and PS4 later this month.
The sequel to the award-winning SteamWorld Dig will be available on September 26, 2017 in North America and in Europe on September 27 via the PlayStation Store for $19.99 / €19.99 / £14.99 featuring cross-buy support.
Image & Form has detailed the new features of SteamWorld Dig 2:
- A New Protagonist
Rusty has disappeared. In SteamWorld Dig 2, Dorothy McCrank is here to fill his boots. She’s gone from a sidelined sidekick in the original SteamWorld Dig to an awesome hero able to save the day. It’s up to Dorothy to accept the challenge and embark on an epic underground adventure.
- New Companions
You won’t dig into adventure on your own this time. The game is host to a wonderful cast of characters with their own personalities, quirks and purposes. Some will help you more actively on your journey, while some will do their best to get in your way. We’ll let you figure out exactly who these people are on your own…
- New Upgrades
The upgrades played a big role in the original Dig. This time they’re bigger, better and and will take you to places you’ve never been before. Besides carving your way through the earth with your trusty pickaxe, you will literally fly through caves with the Jet Engine and grab faraway treasure with the new Hookshot. Expect even more awesome gear as the game progresses.
- A Big, Sprawling World To Explore
SteamWorld Dig 2 is huge and full of treasure, traps and dangers. While the original was short and sweet, SWD2 will be a much longer experience. Expect at least 10 hours of gameplay time, and even more if you plan to explore every corner of the world and find every dirty little secret…
- A New Musical Backdrop
El Huervo of Hotline Miami fame is composing the game’s soundtrack. It’s got a new vibe compared to previous SteamWorld soundtracks and we think you’re gonna dig it!
Check out the SteamWorld Dig 2 Gameplay Trailer: