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Defend the cores on Nintendo Switch™
Defense Grid 2 is an award-winning tower defense strategy game.
A horde of enemies is invading and stealing your cores, now it's up to you to stop them by strategically building towers at your base. The controls are intuitive, the gameplay is deep, and you’ll find yourself refining your strategies for hours on end.
Now on Nintendo Switch you can defend the cores wherever, whenever.
Defense Grid 2 for Nintendo Switch includes the latest updates and improvements from the original as well as new enhancements for Nintendo Switch.
DG2 features a 26-mission campaign and includes the newest installment DG2: Aftermath, an additional 5-mission chapter.
Play the campaign locally with a friend in 2 Player Story Mode or work with a friend to stop the alien waves in 2 Player Coordinated Defense Mode.
Four different difficulty levels are designed for players of all skill levels.
Fight for the top spot on the Global Leaderboards or compete among your friends on the Friends Leaderboards.
Unlock more than 40 tower upgrades each with 5 power levels. Customize your loadout to try different strategies.
Unlock and equip 6 different AI each with a unique special weapon. Each weapon has a powerful ability; choose wisely as you can only have one AI equipped in your loadout.
Ten unique challenge modes that provide additional fun. Players can compete on the leaderboards for the top spots!
More than 40 local achievements add additional challenge goals.
Defense Grid 2 features a full cast of top voice actors and is localized for English, French, German, and Spanish.
- Nintendo Switch
- Release Date
- Feb 07, 2019
- No. of Players
- 2 players simultaneous
- Strategy, Simulation
- Hidden Path Entertainment
- Hidden Path Entertainment
* If eligible for a Just for You offer, the final price reflects the combined Sale and Just for You offers. The Just for You offer is discounted from the sale price.
© 2014-2019. Defense Grid and Hidden Path Entertainment are registered trademarks of Hidden Path Entertainment, Inc.
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