SteamWorld Heist release date revealed

Image & Form have announced the release date for the turn-based strategy sequel to SteamWorld Dig!

Mark your calendars, folks -- Image & Form has announced the release date for its 3DS title SteamWorld Heist. And it's sooner than you think!

SteamWorld Heist will be coming to Europe and America on December 10th -- that's next Thursday! Great news for fans of the first game, SteamWorld Dig. Image & Form is running a nice incentive for players who snatch up a copy of the game quickly too; normally priced at £14.99/$19.99/€19.99, you can get it for £11.99/$16.99/€16.99 until December 31st. 

"SteamWorld Dig costs $9.99. SteamWorld Heist is 10 times bigger and better than Dig. Ergo: you're getting 5 times the value."

SteamWorld Heist, a turn-based strategy game, is worlds away from its predecessor, SteamWorld DigSteamWorld Dig was somewhat of a mixed bag in terms of genre! It encompassed RPG elements and some strategy, but predominantly was a platforming adventure.

Something the two games share is the quirky art style and memorable characters. SteamWorld Heist will be released for 3DS as an eShop only purchase; when you buy the game you will also receive an exclusive home theme. Check out the gameplay trailer below!


Hi guys, The names Toby and I'm from the UK, I'm 26 years old and I've had a huge passion for the gaming world pretty much since birth. My first gaming console was the NES and I've got my parents to thank for that one, since then I have been gaming non stop, mainly on Nintendo consoles and handhelds but I've recently branched out into Sony's world and I'm playing a lot of Steam games. My favourite genre's are probably JRPG's, Platform, Action/Adventure and I love games with a good story, things like The Last Of Us, Ni No Kuni, the Professor Layton series. I'm a massive Zelda nut, always loved the franchise, the characters and the different art styles, not to mention the music. Apart from...more »

Published Dec. 2nd 2015

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