Port Royale 4 Will Be Getting Released On The Nintendo Switch

Kalypso Media revealed today that they will be sailing Port Royale 4 into port on the Nintendo Switch this month. The trading sim based in the 17th Century has been available on PC, PS4, and Xbox One so far, but it will now venture into Nintendo territory as it will arrive on May 28th, 2021. Bringing with it everything that's been released for the game so far so players don't need to catch up to what's available. You can read up more on the game below and check out the launch trailer to get a better idea of what the game has in store.

Credit: Kalypso Media
Credit: Kalypso Media

In Port Royale 4, set sail and join the colonial powers of Spain, England, France and the Netherlands in their fight for supremacy of the Caribbean in the 17th Century. Take control of a colony as a young and ambitious governor and learn what it takes to manage and grow a small settlement into a bustling trader city. Develop production chains connecting multiple islands and create complex trade routes across the Caribbean, covering the ever-growing needs of multiple cities. Make use of the detailed sea map to avoid stormy weather regions, cliffs or shallow waters. Fulfill tasks for your nation's viceroy, earning more fame to unlock town buildings, ships and more. Conquer the cities of rival nations or hunt down their fleets with a letter of marque while also keeping a keen eye out for pirates and other privateers. Introducing: naval battles! For the first time in series' history, combat encounters are turn-based, with up to 8 ships battling at once. Turn the tide with tactical captain maneuvers to ensure a glorious victory each and every fight.

  • Choose from four colonial powerhouses: England, France, Spain and the Netherlands, each providing different benefits and unique gameplay styles.
  • Four single player campaigns following each nation on a path to glory.
  • Appoint a leader from four different character classes: The Explorer, Merchant, Buccaneer and Pirate.
  • Establish and manage trade with 60 Caribbean cities in a huge game world.
  • Navigate cliffs, shallow waters and stormy weather regions to optimize your trade routes.
  • Choose from 50 buildings to produce goods such as rum and luxuries.
  • Construct town buildings with neighbourhood effects to optimize productivity and manage the happiness of your citizens.
  • Sail 18 historically authentic ships from the late 16th and 17th centuries.
  • Engage in tactical, turn-based naval battles with powerful captains.
  • Unlock licenses, building permits, new buildings and ships by growing reputation within your chosen nation

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