Latest Wingspan News
Mar 17, 2020
Elizabeth Hargrave’s award-winning board game Wingspan is headed to Nintendo Switch . The announcement was made today during the Nintendo Indie World livestream . A version is also in development for PC, and will be sold via Steam . You can also play the game right now on Tabletopia and Tabletop Simulator . Wingspan is a card-driven game about birders, including amateur bird watchers, ornithologists, academics, and collectors. It features art from Natalia Rojas , Ana Maria Martinez Jaramillo, and Beth Sobel. It’s been on a tear since its release in 2019. Published by Stonemaier Games (Scythe, Charterstone), it was recently awarded one of board gaming’s highest honors, the 2019 Kennerspiel des Jahres award. Stonemaier games has made an effort to bring its games into the digital space in recent years. There’s already plenty of crossover with its most popular game, Scythe . Not only is there a stand-alone digital edition on Steam , but there’s also an unrelated real-time strategy title on the way based on the same fictional universe. Titled Iron Harvest , it similarly draws upon the work of Jakub Rozalski, the creator of the 1920+ universe. Wingspan for Nintendo Switch is anticipated this spring. No formal release date or price has been announced.