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Terraria Now Available Physically For Nintendo Switch

505 games, Re-logic, and Pipeworks Studio have announced that their 2D sidescrolling sandbox-style building game, Terraria is now available to purchase as a physical version for Nintendo Switch. The game has been available on the Switch digitally since the 27/06/2019.

Consumers in Spain, Portugal, Australia, and New Zealand have been able to get their hands on the physical release since the 22nd of August whilst consumers in the U.K, France, Italy and other European territories have been able to purchase it since the 23rd August.


Terraria is a game where players have to fight for survival while they craft things such as weapons and equipment as well as dwellings for their own protection. Think, Minecraft but in 2D with a side view. That said the game is a totally different experience to Minecraft in many respects. If you like Minecraft you should probably give this a go.

Terraria Nintendo Switch Features


  • Touch screen support to quickly navigate inventory and add more finesse in building, digging and combat (two joy-con™controllers required per player)
  • Up to 8-player online play (Nintendo Switch Online subscription required)
  • Over 300 enemies to combat, defeat, and plunder for loot
  • Over 20 Bosses and Events to truly test the player’s skills
  • Endgame Celestial Invasion Event and the Moonlord final boss encounter
  • Over 20 Biomes and Mini-Biomes to explore, both above and underground – from lush forests to barren deserts to dungeons, the underworld, and even the terrifying Corruption await!
  • New Expert Mode designed to provide new challenges for even the most seasoned Terraria veterans – with the promise of greater rewards
  • Updated crafting with multiple added item options
  • Over 20 NPCs to discover, each providing their own benefits and unique style
  • More than 800 new items to discover – bringing the total item count to more than 3500!
  • In-depth building options that are easy to learn, but allow for amazing feats of architecture in the hands of a master

So if you fancy purchasing Terraria for the Nintendo Switch as a physical version get looking online or visit your local game shop. If you just want a version right now and don’t mind not having a cartridge, check out the links below.

Nintendo Switch Terraria U.K eShop

Nintendo Switch Terraria U.S eShop

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