Octodad: Dadliest Catch, the poignant-yet-chaotic tale of a cephalopod masquerading as a human dad, is headed to the Nintendo Switch as soon as next week.
Octodad: Dadliest Catch developer Young Horses has announced that its most well-known game will be releasing on the Nintendo Switch on 9th November. That’s next week! There’s also a contest going that can net you an SNES Classic bundle, but only if you’ve got Twitter. Have a look at it below.
— Young Horses Games (@YoungHorses) November 2, 2017
The game already has an eShop entry, which you can find here. Here’s the official blurb for the game:
Octodad is a game about destruction, deception, and fatherhood. The player controls Octodad, a dapper octopus masquerading as a human. Octodad’s existence is a struggle, as he must master mundane tasks with his unwieldy tentacles while keeping his cephalopodan nature a secret from his human family.
The game is largely physics-based and has you flailing around with your eight limbs as you try to fulfil your octopus dad’s important family role. You can even control his limbs in co-op mode with up to 4 players, making for some truly chaotic gameplay.
The game is actually a sequel to the 2010 freeware game titled simply ‘Octodad’. After a successful Kickstarter, this more robust game was released in 2014 on PC, Mac and Linux. Over the years, it has made its way to PS4, PS Vita, Xbox One, Wii U, iOS and Android. That it’s also coming to the Switch should be no surprise, then.
Have a look at its original launch trailer from back when it came out on PC, Mac and Linux. Also have a look at the official website.