Railway Empire has been out on Switch for a while now, allowing us to design, plan and build our rail network on the go. It’s immersion, right there.
The core pack offers quite a bit of content, such as the main North American campaign and a bunch of previous DLC – the Switch also already has 5 paid DLC, covering different regions of Europe and Australia.
In May, a Japanese DLC pack was released on other platformsand it’s been a long time since it made its way to the Switch; thankfully it looks like it’s coming today, although the ‘show now’ part of the trailer isn’t exact at the time of writing. You can check out some of the broader DLC and gameplay details below.
Japan 1872: After the successful restoration of Meiji rule, the Land of the Rising Sun moves into a promising era of great industrial and economic change. Japan’s long-term ambition to develop a modern nationwide railway network becomes a reality. People from formerly feudal areas are yearning to travel to the booming metropolis.
In Railway Empire you will create an extensive and complex railway network, purchase more than 40 different trains with detailed simulations and buy or build stations, maintenance buildings, factories and points of interest. attract tourists to keep your travel network ahead of the competition. You will also need to hire and manage your workforce if you want to ensure efficient train service, and develop more than 300 technologies ranging from mechanical improvements to the trains themselves to facilities workplace infrastructure and premium amenities as you progress through five eras of technological innovation.
Previous DLC packs were $7.99 and $9.99USD, so this will likely be in the same range; Are you going to choose this one?