Astebreed Is Out On Nintendo Switch Today

Astebreed Is Out On Nintendo Switch Today

2.5D action shoot-’em up Astebreed has finally released on Nintendo Switch today.

To celebrate the game’s launch, PLAYISM and Edelweiss have put out the game’s launch trailer.

Check out the details and press release below.

The 2.5D shoot-‘em-up indie title Astebreed, critically acclaimed on a variety of platforms, is now available on the Nintendo Switch. Created by the renowned indie hitmaker Edelweiss, Astebreed features beautiful battles on seamlessly changing fields through which you can freely side-scroll both right and left as you shoot around space in a fight for your life. Take on the role of a nigh-invincible warrior as you decimate the swarming hordes of enemies utilizing flashy and gorgeous manoeuvres. The wide-range auto lock-on attacks are refreshing and fun for shooting game fans of all skill levels.

Apart from the amazing battle scenes, Astebreed also features painstakingly detailed mechs and characters, sure to please any robot fan.
This new Switch port will allow for indie game newbies and younger players to experience the zenith of true indie quality.


A Battle for the Last of Human Civilization. On the Edge of Oblivion Stands Astebreed.

You are Roy Becket, a young pilot with dreams of becoming as skilled as his adoptive father. When a galactic war with an ancient mechanical alien race reaches its boiling point, Roy is forced to spring into action and take control of an otherworldly bipedal war machine in hopes of saving what’s left of humanity.

Joining Roy is a young girl who claims to have escaped the clutches of the nefarious aliens. Forever altered through horrible experimentation, she now possesses the very abilities humanity will need to push back the doomsday clock.

Together, they must battle an unrelenting army alone and reunite their shattered family.
The End of All Things is in sight. At the edge of eradication stands Astebreed.


  • A thrilling 2.5D action shooter
  • Multiple shooting perspectives that seamlessly transition
  • Multiple game modes to boast hours of fun
  • An enticing story as humanity stands on the edge of destruction
  • For the first time ever, available on a portable device


Title: Astebreed
Genre: 2.5D Dramatic Robot Action Shooting
Platform: Nintendo Switch
Price: $19.99
Release Date: November 8, 2018
Languages: English, Japanese
Publisher: PLAYISM
Developer: Edelweiss