Groundbending Multiplayer Platformer Georifters Heads To Switch This Summer

Groundbreaking news!

Video game publisher Leoful and Taipei indie team Busy Toaster Games are pleased to announce the first details for their platform manipulating adventure Georifters, for the Nintendo Switch.

Most platformer games have the player run, jump, and navigate around the platforms or under obstacles; Georifters, however, gifts the player with the ability to manipulate the platforms in a platformer! Push walls, flip the ground, punch portals, spin platforms around you or your friends, and that’s just a few of the creative ways you can interact with this unique and strange world. Play as one of seven heroes, each with their own special way of manipulating the ground.

Georifters features a comprehensive story mode with over 6 fantastical worlds for you and a friend to team up with and complete in couch co-op. You can also enter the “Battle Arena”, a couch competitive mode, where up to 4 players on the same system can challenge each other in a variety of different levels and battle settings. Unlock heroes, mix-and-match skin parts, weapons, and upgrades as you travel through the 300+ stages the game has to offer.

Georifters is scheduled to launch on the Nintendo Switch in summer 2020. A physical edition of Georifters, which includes bonus Pro Gamer skin parts for playable hero Candy, will be available for pre-order at retailers across Asia starting July 2020. The game will also be published digitally by Leoful on the Hong Kong region Nintendo eShop. Georifters is playable in English, Simplified Chinese, and Traditional Chinese. An announcement regarding publishing and release for other territories will be made at a later date.

About Georifters

This unique ground bending platformer asks players to use 3D spatial reasoning to navigate 2D situations; why jump across gaps when you can use your ability to close them? A wall of spikes in your path? No problem, spin them out of your way. Pesky enemy getting you down? Crush them with the ground they are standing on! Push, flip, twist or turn the terrain to overcome challenges and battle competitors in hundreds of stages in single-player, co-op or multiplayer modes. Unlock new skills, costumes, heroes, and much more in this unique ground bending 3D platformer.

Each hero in Georifters lives, literally, in their own bubble world, but one day, strange rifts begin appearing in each of the worlds, followed by strange creatures wreaking havoc and stealing the very air you breathe! You must help Candy to venture out of her bubble world and embark on a ground bending adventure spanning the different worlds, meeting other heroes along the way and convincing them to leave their isolated worlds, to accept and understand each other’s differences and join you on your journey, together to fight for a greater good.

Georifters Main Features

Unique ground manipulation system allows you to move the world in many ways around your enemies or yourself!
Use your ground manipulation skills to discover and unearth hidden items and powerups!
Unlock heroes, worlds, weapons, upgrades and more.
Upgrade your chosen champions’ unique abilities to suit your play style using the cards & stickers perk system.
Over 50 different costume combinations: choose how fabulous you look whilst crushing your foes.
Grab up to four friends to team up with or against each other for fast paced ground manipulation battles.
More a thinker than a fighter? No worries! Grab a friend for some precision ground manipulation in coop, or single player if you prefer to do everything yourself.
6 Unique bubble worlds, each inspired by one of the human senses.
7 Unique heroes, each with their own individual special way of manipulating the ground.
Explore 6 fantastical worlds comprised of 30+ levels with 300+ stages.

Georifters gets a new trailer

Coming to Switch later in 2020

Georifters was first announced for Switch back in January of 2019, and it seems to have been a bumpy road for the game ever since. Last we heard, the title was slated to hit Switch in February 2020, but that obviously didn't happen. Now we find out that the game is launching for Xbox One and PC, with the Switch version scheduled for sometime later this year. At least we have a new trailer to enjoy while we wait for the release date.

Georifters slated for Feb. 20th, 2020 release

Will this release date stick?

Georifters has been in the works for Switch for a long, long time now. Numerous launch years have come and gone, but apparently the game will soon be in our hands. The title is now slated to release on Feb. 20th, 2020, and will be priced at $30. The game will take up 3.3 GB of space.

Georifters due to hit Switch in 2020

Twist, turn, and burn!

This is for all the world changers out there!

Smash, bash, twist, turn, and flip the world to suit your needs in Georifters! The terrain is your tool, the world is your weapon and it’s up to you to use your abilities to save the day and claim victory in the battle arena! Meet a host of characters, master their abilities, dress them up (or down) and combine outfits to suit your style. Whether going alone or with friends, co-operating or competing, you can do it looking good!

Key Features

Innovative mechanic that allows players to change the world to progress and battle each other.
Every character has a special ability that affects the ground in a different way.
Unlock have dozens of exclusively themed costumes.
Upgrade abilities with unlocking dozens of collectible stickers.
Hundreds of levels across unique Bubble Worlds
Bring a friend along in an exciting co-op Adventure
Wage world wobbling battles with four players in the arena

Game Modes

Adventure: Once upon a time a sweet little girl called Candy had the complicated task of understanding and accepting newcomers from five different worlds that suddenly intersected with her own! In a solo journey or as a co-op for two people this mode allows you to explore, learn and master the unique ground bending mechanics of the Georifters.​
Time Trial: a fast-paced race against the clock for up to four people. By the way, do not forget to collect crystals, they will give you some additional time to complete the levels. Any speedrunners around?
Battle Race: Time to troll your friends and earn some bragging rights! This thrilling competition is where you show you platforming, world twisting, weapon flinging and friend flattening techniques to up to four players in a battle for sweet, sweet crystals.

Georifters was announced for Switch quite some time ago, but now we know that it won't see launch on Switch until 2020. The title will see release in North America, Europe, and Japan. When a more specific date is given, we'll be sure to share that with you.

Georifters - debut trailer

Georifters follows the heroes of five different bubble worlds that have the rare ability to push, flip, twist and turn the ground. One day, their lives are accidentally linked by a strange portal that appeared between their worlds, pushing them to step out of their bubbles as they face challenges and battle competitors.

First Georifters gameplay showcased

Georifters follows the heroes of five different bubble worlds that have the rare ability to push, flip, twist and turn the ground. One day, their lives are accidentally linked by a strange portal that appeared between their worlds, pushing them to step out of their bubbles as they face challenges and battle competitors.

The adventure mode is available for solo players and trails a journey of discovery as the characters travel through the fantastical neighboring bubble worlds. Battle Race is a lively competition mode where up to 4 players can show off their skills as they go head to head at full speed, battling for crystals – and bragging rights.


Georifters is a shifting action platformer developed and published by Busy Toaster. With a Nintendo
Switch launch date scheduled for 2019, the title will be seen by the public for the first time during Taipei
Game Show between January 25 th and 28 th , 2019. During the show, visitors will be able to experience the
demo first hand and try out both modes available in the game: Adventure and Battle Race.


– Unique mechanic that allows players to modify the ground to progress and battle each other.
– Every character can modify the ground in a different way.
– Characters have dozens of exclusively themed costumes.
– Character’s abilities can be improved through collectable stickers.
– Bubble worlds are split between hundreds of different stages.

Georifters will be hitting the Switch sometime in 2019.


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