Railway Empire has been on the Switch for a long time, allowing us to design, plan and build rail networks while on the train. Here is the dive.
The base pack offers quite a lot of content, such as the main North American campaign and a number of previous DLCs – the Switch already has 5 paid DLCs covering different parts of Europe and Australia.
Back in May, the Japan DLC pack was released on other platforms, and it’s been a long wait for it to make its way to Switch; thankfully, it appears to be arriving today, although the “now” part of the trailer is not true at the time of writing. You can see some details about the DLC and the wider game below.
Japan, 1872: After the successful restoration of the Meiji rule, the Land of the Rising Sun enters a promising era of major industrial and economic change. Japan’s long-term ambition to develop its own state-of-the-art nationwide rail network is becoming a reality. People from former feudal regions tend to travel to rapidly developing metropolitan areas.
In Railway Empire, you will create a complex and extensive rail network, buy over 40 different trains modeled with extraordinary accuracy, and buy or build rail stations, repair buildings, factories, and tourist attractions to keep your travel network ahead of the competition. You will also need to hire and manage your workforce if you want to provide efficient train maintenance, and develop over 300 technologies ranging from mechanical improvements and trains themselves to workplace infrastructure and enhanced amenities as you progress through five eras of technological innovation. .
Previous DLC packs cost $7.99 and $9.99, so this will likely be in the same range; do you plan to pick it up?