Among Us Arrives on Nintendo Switch in a Totally Non-Sus Move

Published 12/16/2020, 5:32 AM CST


After phenomenal success on phone and PC, InnerSloth has finally expanded Among Us to its first console. The Game Awards recognized Among Us as the ‘Best Mobile Game‘ as well as the ‘Best Multiplayer Game’. Understandably, this seemed like the perfect to expand the game to other platforms.

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The decorated game by InnerSloth has already topped Steam charts as the most popular game. Now, the developers are aiming to rise among the ranks on Nintendo charts. Therefore, they have hit the console market by announcing that Among Us is available on the Nintendo Store for the Switch.

A Nintendo Switch console, dock, Joy-Con Grip and a pair of Joy-Con controllers, taken on February 22, 2017. (Photo by Joby Sessions/Future via Getty Images)

The demand for InnerSloth’s internet sensation to come for consoles had been going on for the past few months. The developers don’t plan to release it for the mainstream Xbox and PlayStation yet. However, with the Switch release, players can expect it to release on other consoles soon.

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Among Us available on Nintendo Switch for $5.00 starting December 15

Starting December 15, the game is available on the Nintendo store at a reasonable price of $5.00. Nintendo chose the same price point as the PC version of the game on Steam. Moreover, the game will have complete support on the Nintendo Switch.

Players can play Among Us on the console using the handheld mode, tabletop mode, as well as TV mode, with the download size of the game figuring at 421MB.

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The game has full support for Switch buttons. Players can perform tasks using the buttons. It also has an in-game cursor to help players to carry out the tasks. This might get slow at times, putting Switch players at a disadvantage in a lobby of mobile and PC players.

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Among Us developers confirmed that they had been working on this project for months and that it was not easy. However, it comes just in time for players to enjoy the Toppat Airship map that the developers recently announced.

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Shwetang Parthsarthy

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Shwetang Parthsarthy is an eSports author at EssentiallySports. His love for arguments and games has led him down two paths: being a law student and writing about the world of gaming since 2017. What started as a teenage hobby in the relatively small mobile gaming world with FPS games like Critical Ops and Call of Duty: Mobile, has grown into a professional pursuit with EssentiallySports.

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