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

Today we are thrilled to announce 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.

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.

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's survival, Dead in Vinland - True Viking Edition allows players to decide everything from camp organization and character relationships to combat scenarios. 

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!

This version includes DLC The Valhund, Battle of the Heodenings and Norse Side Stories, making it the definitive way to experience the game. Dead in Vinland - True Viking Edition 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.


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

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