Severed launches for Switch today

The touch-based first-person RPG comes to Switch.


Following releases on PS Vita, iOS, 3DS, and Wii U, DrinkBox Studios will release its touch-based first-person RPG Severed for Switch via the Nintendo eShop in North American and European territories today for $14.99 / €14.99 / £13.49, the developer announced.

Here’s an overview of the game, via DrinkBox Studios:


In Severed, take control of a one-armed heroine wielding a living sword as she knits together pieces of her story from both the past and the future. Explore a surreal non-linear world using a touch based combat mechanic to defeat enemies in this first-person RPG. Progress in abilities, discover secrets of the land, and grow as you master both the art of attack and defense techniques. Let Severed be your mystery to unravel.

Key Features

  • Touch based combat mechanics where players can employ various play styles.
  • Mysterious highly stylized world to explore.
  • Play as a heroine in this 1st person view dungeon crawler-esque adventure.
  • RPG style with progression of the main character through spells and items.
  • Original soundtrack from Juno nominated band YT//ST and renowned Pantayo.
  • Variety of enemies each possessing strengths and weaknesses to discover.
  • Non-linear gameplay giving players autonomy over upgrade paths.

Watch the Switch announcement trailer below. View a set of screenshots at the gallery.

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