Risk of Rain 2 Is Out on Consoles Today

Risk of Rain 2 Is Out on Consoles Today

Available on PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch.

Surprise! Risk of Rain 2 is available on consoles right now. The loot shooter is out now on PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch, after originally launching on PC earlier this year.

Risk of Rain 2 for the Nintendo Switch was actually revealed earlier in August as part of the 'Nintendo Indies' Direct, but the news of the console launch is a nice addition. The game is available on all platforms for $29.99.

If you're unfamiliar with the sequel, up to four players drop on a mysterious planet, fighting through hordes of monsters to try and make it to safety. Every run in Risk of Rain 2 is randomized, so you're constantly going up against new enemies, bosses, and uncovering new loot items with each successive run.

The console version of Risk of Rain 2 includes the Scorched Acres update, which launched earlier this Summer. The update includes a new playable survivor, a new boss, stage, items, equipment, and more. Hopoo Games has said there are future planned updates for Risk of Rain 2 to introduce even more characters, stages, and enemies, all of which will launch for free.

For a look at all of the other confirmed games for 2019, be sure to head over to our 2019 Game Releases Guide. You'll find a regularly updated list of 2019 games, sorted by release date, and by platform.

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Hirun Cryer

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Hirun Cryer is by far the most juvenile member of USgamer. He's so juvenile, that this is his first full-time job in the industry, unlike literally every other person featured on this page. He's written for The Guardian, Paste Magazine, and Kotaku, and he likes waking up when the sun rises and roaming the nearby woods with the bears and the wolves.

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