The Magnificent Trufflepigs Gets PC Release Date, Switch Coming Later in Summer

The metal-detecting romance stars Doctor Who actor Arthur Darvill.

The Magnificent Trufflepigs, the next game led by Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture lead designer Andrew Crawshaw, has a release date on PC. The metal-detecting romance adventure game is coming to Steam on June 3, with an Epic Game Store launch “soon after,” according to publisher AMC Games. A Switch version is also coming, but won’t be day-and-date with the PC version. If you’d rather play it on your console/handheld hybrid, The Magnificent Trufflepigs will head to the eShop this summer.

Alongside the announcement, AMC Games released a live-action teaser focusing on one of the characters in Magnificent Trufflepigs’ romance: Beth, and her fascination with metal detecting and finding buried treasure.

In other news:

The Magnificent Trufflepigs is being developed by Thunkd, a UK-based studio led by Crawshaw. It’s also the second game being published by AMC Games, a video game publisher under the umbrella of the TV channel AMC where shows like The Walking Dead and Breaking Bad air. The company’s first project was the flight simulator Airplane Mode which launched last year.

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Kenneth Shepard

Kenneth is a Staff Writer at Fanbyte. He still periodically cries about the Mass Effect trilogy years after it concluded.

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