Nexon Co., Ltd.
The Nintendo Switch version of “Dave the Diver” will be released on October 26th (Thursday)!
Reservations start from today and free trial version is also available! ……
[Image 1: https://prtimes.jp/i/14847/243/resize/d14847-243-eaa263022f193f9620f9-0.jpg&s3=14847-243-e097bde769b28cf7b98d8e8a71af59ed-1280×720.jpg] Nexon Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Minato-ku, Tokyo, President and CEO: Owen Mahoney, TSE: 3659, hereinafter referred to as Nexon), which produces and operates virtual worlds, has launched its sub-brand “MINTROCKET”. We are pleased to announce that the Nintendo Switch(TM) version of the hybrid ocean adventure game “DAVE THE DIVER” developed by will be released on October 26, 2023 (Thursday).
The Nintendo Switch version of “Dave the Diver” will be sold as download-only software at the Nintendo eShop/My Nintendo Store. Additionally, from today, September 15th (Friday), we have started accepting pre-orders for the game, and we have also started
distributing a free trial version that allows you to play some parts of the game before the retail version.
“Dave the Diver” special page
“Dave the Diver” Official X (old Twitter)
A popular title that has sold over 1 million copies worldwide is now available on Nintendo Switch!
“Dave the Diver” is a hybrid marine adventure where players dive into mysterious blue holes to catch fish during the day and serve fresh sushi to customers at a seaside sushi restaurant at night. This work, which was officially released for PC on Steam (R) in June 2023, has been well received for its unique game system and attractive characters, and has sold a total of 1 million copies worldwide to date. We have recorded a record number of units sold. Additionally, out of over 54,000 reviews on Steam, it has received the highest rating of “overwhelmingly positive” with over 97% of players rating it “recommended” (as of September 14th).
The Nintendo Switch version of “Dave the Diver” to be released this time retains the popular game system and beautiful graphics that combine 2D and 3D in the PC version, but has improved operability and interface for Nintendo Switch. Optimized. The Nintendo Switch version reflects the latest updates from the PC version, and also includes new features such as some mini-games being compatible with the Nintendo Switch’s gyro sensor. Please enjoy diving into the mysterious blue hole with the Nintendo Switch version, which you can play easily regardless of time or place!
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Pre-order sales start today!
Starting today, we have started accepting pre-orders for the Nintendo Switch version of “Dave the Diver” at the Nintendo eShop/My Nintendo Store. As a pre-order bonus, those who make a reservation will receive a boat paint “8-bit diver” that can be used to decorate the boat in the game, and an interior “8-bit Dave lamp” that can be used to decorate a sushi restaurant.
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Prior to the release of the retail version, we have started
distributing the free trial version of the Nintendo Switch version of “Dave the Diver” from today. In the trial version, you can enjoy the early stages of the game, and save data can be carried over to the retail version.
-Nintendo Switch version overview-
■Release date: Thursday, October 26, 2023
■Compatible models: Nintendo Switch/Nintendo Switch Lite
■Suggested retail price: 2,400 yen (tax included)
■Reservation period: September 15, 2023 (Thursday) to October 25, 2023 (Wednesday) 23:59
・Boat paint “8-bit diver”
・Interior “8-bit Dave Lamp”
■Reservation/trial version download page:
https://store-jp.nintendo.com/list/software/70010000060371.html *Nintendo Switch and the Nintendo Switch logo are trademarks of Nintendo. About “DAVE THE DIVER”
“Dave the Diver” is a “hybrid ocean adventure” where you dive into a mysterious blue hole, catch fish during the day, and serve fresh sushi to customers at a seaside sushi restaurant at night.
Players will traverse the vibrant and sometimes dangerous ocean to catch fish for their restaurant.
Use the money you earn from running your restaurant to improve your diving gear, allowing you to dive deeper and for longer, avoiding the wonders you encounter and catching even more rare fish.
Enjoy an engaging story and addictive gameplay as you explore the Blue Hole. ・Official website: https://mintrocketgames.com/link/external/platform ・Official X (formerly Twitter): https://twitter.com/DaveDiverGameJP ■Main features
– Addictive gameplay: A highly challenging combination of
action/adventure, RPG, and management.
You can experience a hybrid marine adventure.
-Blue Hole: Invites players to a gorgeous undersea biome, home to over 200 species of marine life.
・Dive towards the material! : Use your proud harpoon to catch fish and various creatures that live in the Blue Hole. You can also upgrade and strengthen new equipment to explore dangerous and unknown areas. ・Let’s entertain our customers! : Run your own sushi restaurant using the ingredients you collect. With the profits earned from restaurant management, you can purchase new equipment and explore new areas. ・“Deep” Mystery: Enjoy the fascinating story of Dave and his eccentric friends. Unravel the mystery of the Blue Hole and rediscover the secrets of the ancient ocean floor with Dr. Bacon.
MINTROCKET aims to create a world where various genres and new “fun” coexist. Our studio is focused on creating fun gameplay and delivering immersive gaming experiences around the world through creative and exciting games.
What makes a good game? MINTROCKET believes that gamers can provide the answers. More details about this release:
Nexon Co., Ltd.