Pyramid Games S.A.'s Rover Mechanic Simulator is headed to Nintendo Switch "in the coming months," it's been confirmed.
After a successful launch on PC, the game's launching on Xbox today with a Switch version also in the works for a future release. The title puts you in the shoes of a Mars rover engineer, having you work on a variety of vehicles based on official NASA blueprints.
You can get a taste of the gameplay in the new Xbox trailer above; you'll be working as a mechanic responsible for repairs and maintenance of Mars rovers, conducting analysis, finding solutions and repairing parts where necessary. You'll also have the option to play around with a 3D printer to create specific parts needed for particular mission demands, and there are even some minigames to discover to break up the gameplay.
Note: Images taken from the Steam version of the game.
Pyramid Games S.A. CEO Jacek Wyszyński says, "Our game combines a relaxing gameplay along with educational elements. Individual vehicle models showcase a huge level of realism in the game. Our artists have spent several months studying actual NASA equipment to recreate it as faithfully as possible. Of course, we had to take some liberties in order to make the gameplay fun. A good case in point is that real-life rovers are designed for one-way trips only, yet in our game it is possible to fix them and bring them back to full operational capacity."
No confirmed release date has been given for the Switch version just yet, so we'll keep an eye out for more info. Until then, feel free to let us know your thoughts on the game in the comments below.