A relaxing game where you run your own aquarium store – Aquarist is now available for Nintendo Switch. The game offers extensive possibilities for creating and managing your own aquariums. Aquarist on PC has been well received. The release date for Nintendo is set for October 10 this year. The game is also planned to hit Xbox One and the Xbox Series X|S consoles at a later date.
Aquarist was developed by the Polish studio FreeMind S.A. The game was released on PC in March 2022 and received favorable reviews. As of now, 80% of more than 200 reviews on Steam are positive. The Nintendo Switch version was developed by Ultimate Games S.A., another console game publisher.
In Aquarist, you play as an aquarium store owner. The gameplay covers a variety of elements related to store management and, of course, aquariums. You will create, restore, manage, and observe aquariums while working on various commissions.
Progress in the game enables further expansion, such as acquiring new species of fish and plants as well as new equipment. Moreover, the developers put a great variety of freshwater fish and plants at the players’ disposal.
“Aquarist is a calm and relaxing game aimed not only at aquarium fans. The game is characterized by a fair dose of realism and attention to detail. For example, if you create a specific ecosystem, you need to keep the entire thing well balanced and the conditions suited to the specific types of fish,” says the COO of Ultimate Games S.A., Rafał Jelonek.
Aquarist – main features:
- run an aquarium store;
- set up and maintain aquariums;
- choose from many fish and plant species;
- complete interesting commissions and tasks;
- enjoy calm and relaxing gameplay.
The release date for Nintendo Switch is set for October 10, 2022. Aquarist is also planned for release on Xbox One and the Xbox Series X|S consoles at a later date.
- title: Aquarist
- genre: simulation, casual, education, indie
- developer: FreeMind S.A., Ultimate Games S.A.
- publisher: Ultimate Games S.A.
- languages: English, French, German, Italian, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish
- number of players: 1
- file size: 2.6 GB
- release date: 10.10.2022 (Nintendo Switch), 03.08.2022 (PC – Steam), 2022/2023 (Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S)