Twitter Facebook YouTube Instagram Discord

Norse-themed survival adventure Dead in Vinland - True Viking Edition gets physical for Nintendo Switch

Includes all prior DLC, pre-orders open March 9th

Hong Kong – March 6, 2023 – Independent developer and publisher Eastasiasoft Limited today announced that acclaimed choice-driven survival management game Dead in Vinland - True Viking Edition will receive physical release for Nintendo Switch including all prior downloadable content.

Dead in Vinland - True Viking Edition is a graphic adventure game that features RPG elements, roguelike unpredictability, survival themes and deep management systems. With a mature story centered around a family forced from their home and attempting to settle in a dangerous unknown land, Dead in Vinland - True Viking Edition allows players to decide everything from camp organization and character relationships to combat scenarios. This version includes DLC The Valhund, Battle of the Heodenings and Norse Side Stories, making it the definitive way to experience the game. The game also features multi-language text support for English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Polish, Russian and Simplified Chinese.

Pre-orders for physical editions of Dead in Vinland - True Viking Edition will open with online retail partner Playasia at 11:00pm Hong Kong time (10:00am ET / 7:00am PT / 3:00pm UK) this Thursday, March 9th. Only 2000 Limited Editions will be available and include the game, manual, soundtrack CD and numbered certificate in a collector’s box. Standard copies will also be available as an open pre-order.

For more information on Dead in Vinland - True Viking Edition, please visit:

About Dead in Vinland - True Viking Edition

Embark on a mission of survival as you guide your family to settle in a dangerous and unknown land. With your old home raided and destroyed, it’s up to you to explore, manage your encampment, care for the health of your family and fight for survival! As you encounter other human beings, some will help and some will hinder. To overcome the obstacles at hand, you’ll need to gather resources and secure your food supply, ration water, heal wounds and diseases, endure storms and drought, even tend to the mental and physical health of your loved ones. The power of choice is yours and governs everything from life and death to romance.

What esoteric mysteries could lie in Vinland? There are secrets to uncover that might save your life or lead to your demise. Dead in Vinland - True Viking Edition presents its story with evocative illustrations and animation, challenging turn-based combat and an unpredictable overworld map, combining nostalgic adventure and role-playing elements with modern style and gameplay advancements!

Key Features:

  • Guide a family through settlement and survival in a dangerous new land!
  • Explore an island with 150 areas to discover and complete 70 non-linear quests.
  • Choose between 3 difficulties and numerous play settings to customize the experience.
  • Manage a community of 14 playable characters with unique strengths and weaknesses!
  • Achieve one of 12 possible romances or kick annoying characters out to recruit new ones.
  • Enjoy a wealth of prior DLC including new dialogue, combat scenarios and your own dog!

About eastasiasoft

Eastasiasoft Limited is an independent, Hong Kong–based developer and publisher of interactive entertainment specializing in video games and related media. Founded in 2007, eastasiasoft has published a diverse variety of titles in digital and physical format. Eastasiasoft is a licensed PlayStation, Nintendo Switch and Xbox One publisher. Some of eastasiasoft’s recently licensed and published games are Sword and Fairy: Together Forever, Xuan Yuan Sword 7, Empire of Angels IV, Seven Pirates H, Moero Crystal H, Trigger Witch, Rainbow Skies, Rainbow Moon, and the Söldner-X franchise.

About Plug In Digital

Plug In Digital is one of the largest independent video game distributors worldwide, helping studios and publishers distribute their games on PC, consoles and mobile platforms. They have been a driving force behind indie successes such as Furi, Gloomaven or Ghost of a Tale and a key partner for high-profile companies such as Focus Home Interactive, Paradox Interactive, Konami, Nacon, The Game Bakers, Games Operator or Nickelodeon & Freedom Games. Plug In Digital also operates as a video game publisher with two distinct labels – Dear Villagers, built around a restricted editorial line on PC and console, and PID Games, calibrated for flexible publishing and co-publishing offers on all platforms.

For media queries, contact eastasiasoft public relations at press@eastasiasoft.com or via Twitter at @eastasiasoft.

Dead in Vinland - True Viking Edition
Fact Sheet
April 2024
Adventure, RPG, Survival
English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Polish, Russian, Simplified Chinese
Ishtar Games, Dead Villagers

© Eastasiasoft Limited. All Rights Reserved. All trademarks and registered trademarks are properties of their respective owners.