Out of seemingly nowhere, Hopoo Games' acclaimed action-platformer Risk of Rain has launched on Nintendo Switch.

The announcement comes from the game's official Twitter account (and from the eShop, where it now resides), which has let fans know that you can go ahead and give this one another play on Nintendo's latest console. The game was initially funded through a Kickstarter campaign and launched on Steam back in 2013, going onto receive an awful lot of positive user reviews from players.

With permadeath acting as a primary feature, Risk of Rain tasks players with getting as far as possible through a mysterious planet, where randomly spawning enemies and bosses will put up a challenging fight. This one can be played either alone or with friends in online and local co-op, with over 100 in-game items helping you to find the teleporter back home.

The game is available to purchase right now for $9.99 / £8.99. Nintendo Switch Online subscribers can enjoy cloud save support and the aforementioned online play.

Have you played this one before? Are you excited to give it another go on Switch? Let us know your thoughts with a comment below.