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‘Down Under’ and ‘Northern Europe’ expansions now available to purchase via Nintendo eShop

Sydney, AU – 13 November, 2020 – Publisher Kalypso Media has announced that Railway Empire – Nintendo Switch™ Editionhas added the Northern Europe and Down Under expansions to its roster. Budding tycoons can purchase the individual DLC via Nintendo eShop. Collectors of physical media can rejoice as Railway Empire – Nintendo Switch Edition is available in a physical retail edition as well as a digital purchase via Nintendo eShop.

In the Northern Europe DLC, players aid the Swedish Parliament with constructing a new national railroad to continue the country’s far-reaching industrial advancements along the lakes and sprawling rivers that were first used by freight ships to provide goods and supplies to Northern Europe. The Down Under DLC moves the beloved rail tycoon sim to the sun-scorched plains of the Australian outback, allowing players to explore the states of New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia and Victoria and trade goods customary to the continent, such as beer and grilled seafood.

Additional purchases such as the Germany DLC, France DLC, and Great Britain & Ireland DLC will be available at a later date.

Title: Railway Empire – Nintendo Switch™ Edition
DLC: Northern Europe, Down Under
Platforms: Nintendo Switch™
*Also available: Win-PC, PS4, Xbox One
Developer: Independent Arts Software
Genre: Rail tycoon simulator
Release: Out now 
Hashtag: #RailwayEmpire #NintendoSwitch


In Railway Empire – Nintendo Switch™ Edition, extend and manage your rail network on the go! Explore the Mexico, The Great Lakes and Crossing the Andes DLC, unlocking new scenarios on regional maps, additional soundtracks, locomotives as well as the new Night and Snow mode.

Create an elaborate and wide-ranging rail network, purchase over 40 different trains modelled in extraordinary detail, and buy or build railway stations, maintenance buildings, factories and tourist attractions to keep your travel network ahead of the competition. You’ll also need to hire and manage your workforce if you want to ensure an efficient train service, whilst also developing over 300 technologies ranging from mechanical improvements to the trains themselves to workplace infrastructures and advanced amenities, as you progress through five eras of technological innovation.

However, you can’t just build and research your way to the top – the competition never sleeps! To keep your business on track, you’ll have to survive against up to three rival tycoons. To move up the ladder, you may have to resort to more cutthroat tactics as you attack and sabotage your opponents through raids and industrial espionage.


Kalypso Media Group GmbH is a fully independent publisher, developer and marketer of interactive entertainment software with 150 employees in 9 locations in Germany, England, Japan, and the United States, including Kasedo Games, Kalypso Media’s digital-first label, and three development studios – Realmforge Studios (Dungeons series), Gaming Minds Studios (Railway Empire, Port Royale) and Claymore Game Studios (upcoming Commandos game).

Specializing in developing strategy games for a global audience on all modern platforms, Kalypso Media’s IP portfolio includes the full rights to the Tropico series, Commandos, Port Royale, Dungeons, Sudden Strike, Railway Empire, and others. Kalypso Media’s recent releases are Commandos 2 – HD Remaster and Praetorians – HD Remaster, Railway Empire – Nintendo Switch™ Edition, Dungeons 3 – Complete Collection, Railway Empire – Complete Collection, Port Royale 4 and Tropico 6 – Nintendo Switch™ Edition. Upcoming releases include Commandos 2 – HD Remaster (Nintendo Switch™) and Club Manager 2022 (2021). Kasedo Games’ recent releases include Filament and console versions of Warhammer 40,000: Mechanicus. Upcoming releases include Distant Kingdoms.

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