Perfect World Entertainment announced that the Panic Button developed dungeon crawler, Torchlight II will launch on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch on September 3.
Originally developed by Runic Games, the Torchlight series reemerges and brings this classic dungeon crawling experience to a new generation of players and fans.
Torchlight II has players journey to Vilderan, a continent filled with will monsters and adventure at every turn. Like in its predecessor, the game aims to set itself apart from other action RPGs by its unique approach to art design, frantic combat, pet system, and deep character customization. The console version of the game will retain is signature mechanics as well as adds a handful of enhances controls including an improved targeting system and a new interface designed especially for consoles gamers.
“Torchlight II is an undisputed ARPG fan favorite, which is why we couldn’t wait to bring it to today’s generation of consoles.” Jason Park, Vice President, Business Development for Perfect World Entertainment. “We’ve really enjoyed working with Panic Button on bringing games in our portfolio to new and exciting platforms.”
“We’ve discovered that the core mechanics featured in Torchlight II translate really well onto consoles,” says Andy Boggs, Technical Director at Panic Button. “It’s a solid multiplayer experience with fast-paced action and an almost endless progression system. Our team has been working hard on the console version to make sure that the combat feels just as fun and satisfying as it did on PC.”
Nintendo Switch users will have the opportunity to play Torchlight II with their friends via wireless play, which will allow up to four players to connect multiple Switch console together via a local wireless connection.
Torchlight II is available on PC-via Steam.
You can watch the new gameplay trailer below:
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