Slime Rancher arrives on Nintendo Switch and sets the sales record

Slime Rancher: Plortable Edition is the new edition of Slime Rancher for Nintendo Switch , which came definitely late compared to the others but despite this capable of beating the absolute sales record in the history of the game for six years now.

Despite being released almost 6 years ago and therefore an “old” game, by market standards, Slime Rancher: Plortable Edition recorded the best day, in terms of sales since launch, right on the day it was launched. on Nintendo Switch.

This is another sign of how indie games find their ideal location on the Nintendo console, something that has already emerged in many other previous cases: “We are in the sixth year of existence for Slime Rancher and yesterday was the best day of sale in its history. . Thank you all for supporting our Plortable Edition on Switch! ” Wrote Nick Popovich, developer of the game.


Slime Rancher: Plortable Edition has been available on Nintendo Switch since last August 12 and on that day it recorded its best day of sales ever recorded. The game originally came out in 2016 in early access on PC and the following year on Xbox One, also distributed for free through Games with Gold .

It is a particular first-person action adventure that sees us play Beatrix LeBeau, a space explorer who finds herself on a distant planet to deal with a series of creatures called “slime”, capable of producing a precious substance called “plort”. In the game we have to capture these different types of slimes within the various biomes, bring them inside the farm and create various farms , managing them in the best possible way.

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