Feel the Thrill of Big Bass Fishing; Dovetail Games Releases Bassmaster® Fishing 2022 – Super Deluxe Edition on Nintendo Switch
Motion Controls Bring the Fishing Feeling to Popular Sportfishing Simulator; Super Deluxe Edition Confirmed as Content-complete with 5 DLC’s Included
KENT, U.K. – June 23, 2022 – Dovetail Games, developer and publisher of authentic sports simulation titles, today announced the launch of Bassmaster® Fishing 2022 – Super Deluxe Edition on the Nintendo Switch™ system in North America and Europe, and the titles upcoming release in Japan and South Korea on July 7, 2022. The title is available digitally via the Nintendo eShop for a MSRP of $44.99 / €39.99 / £34.99, with a 50% launch discount ending July 6, and will include Bassmaster® Fishing 2022 with the Deluxe Edition Upgrade Pack granting exclusive Deluxe B.A.S.S.® equipment and clothing, as well as four additional DLC bundles – the Predator and Elite Fishing Equipment Packs with each introducing new cosmetics and fishing gear for anglers, along with the Bass Lake Bundle and Lake Hartwell DLC, home to the Bassmaster Classic® 2022.
Bassmaster® Fishing 2022 – Super Deluxe Edition arrives on the Switch System™ with support for motion controls using the Joy-Con™ controllers, delivering maximum immersion as players feel every flick of their wrist as they cast their lines out into the bass-filled waters. Whether players choose one of the 10 officially licensed Bassmaster Elite Series™ anglers such as the title star Scott Martin, 2-time Bassmaster Classic® Champion Hank Cherry, or creating their own custom character, they can learn to play like the pro’s!
“We’re thrilled to bring our authentic sports fishing experience to the Nintendo Switch,” said Jon Rissik, CEO of Dovetail Games, “Motion controls bring the fishing experience to a whole new level, and we can’t wait for players to jump in and play our first game released on a Nintendo platform!”
Bass fans will begin their careers in the College Series, mirroring where many professional bass anglers got their start, working their way up through Bassmaster Opens, Elite Series events, and eventually earning a spot in the coveted Bassmaster Classic®. Anglers will be able to unlock and upgrade additional gear and boats as they progress through the Career Mode of the game to help them on their journey, and new customizable outfits for their characters to show off their personality in-game. With all five DLC’s included, players have a wealth of cosmetic customizations and 11 real-world venues to fish, ranging from the largemouth hotspots of Chickamauga Lake to the dense backwaters of the Sabine River.
Bassmaster® Fishing 2022 – Super Deluxe Edition takes a new twist on the battle royale mode popular in many multiplayer games today, ‘Bassmaster Royale’. This thrilling game mode challenges anglers to be the last player fishing, competing against each other and the clock to avoid being eliminated. Multiplayer also includes ‘Freedom Fishing’ mode perfect for relaxing in a non-competitive mode with friends online. The Switch™ system version requires Nintendo Switch Online and does not support cross-play with other platforms.
Bassmaster® Fishing 2022 was released on Oct. 28, 2021, in North America and Europe on the PS5™, PS4™ system, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One/Xbox One X, Windows PC via Steam, and Xbox Game Pass. The game is rated “E for Everyone” by the ESRB. For regular updates on additional content coming post-launch, please visit www.bassmasterthegame.com.
About Dovetail Games
Dovetail Games was launched in 2013. Previously trading as RailSimulator.com Ltd, the business launched in 2009 initially producing and marketing the PC game Train Simulator. Today, Dovetail Games is responsible for developing train, and fishing simulation games for PC and leading consoles. http://www.dovetailgames.com.
B.A.S.S., which encompasses the Bassmaster tournament leagues, events and media platforms, is the worldwide authority on bass fishing and keeper of the culture of the sport, providing cutting edge content on bass fishing whenever, wherever and however bass fishing fans want to use it. Headquartered in Birmingham, Ala., the 515,000-member organization’s fully integrated media platforms include the industry’s leading magazines (Bassmaster and B.A.S.S. Times), website (Bassmaster.com), TV show, radio show, social media programs and events. For more than 50 years, B.A.S.S. has been dedicated to access, conservation and youth fishing.
The Bassmaster Tournament Trail includes the most prestigious events at each level of competition, including the Bassmaster Elite Series, St. Croix Bassmaster Opens Series presented by Mossy Oak Fishing, TNT Fireworks B.A.S.S. Nation Series, Strike King Bassmaster College Series presented by Bass Pro Shops, Abu Garcia Bassmaster High School Series presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors, Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Team Championship, Yamaha Rightwaters Bassmaster Kayak Series powered by TourneyX, Yamaha Bassmaster Redfish Cup Championship presented by Skee
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