SteamWorld Dig Gets Wii U Release Date


Image & Form has finally announced the release date of the Wii U version of SteamWorld Dig.  The critically acclaimed game will make its way to the Wii U on August 28 in North America, Europe, and Australia. The game will run in smooth 60 FPS with 1080p HD graphics and it will support both Off-Tv play and the Wii U Pro Controller.

Compared to the Nintendo 3DS version from last year, this release has:

  • HD graphics: High-resolution (1080p) graphics

  • Eye candy: Animated character portraits, bloom filter, tweaks and polish

  • Customizable screen interface and controls

  • Languages: English, French, Italian, German, Spanish and Russian

  • Clutter-free HD graphics. The map and other interface elements are now displayed on the Wii U GamePad

  • Off-TV Play. Continue digging on the Wii U GamePad even when your TV is occupied or turned off

  • Support for Wii U Pro Controller


Steamworld Dig for Wii U will cost $9.99 / €8.99 / £6.99

If you’re interested in the game, you can check our SteamWorld Dig review here.

SteamWorld Dig is currently available on Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation Vita, PlayStation 4, and Steam.

Written by: Armando Orona

Aspiring journalist, College student with a dream of writing about video games for a living.