They Always Run gets a physical version on Nintendo Switch – Nintendo Switch

While They Always Run is expected on the Nintendo Switch eShop on May 19, 2022, distributor Red Art Games and developer Alawar Entertainment have signed a partnership to offer the action/platform game in physical version. In Europe, therefore, two editions will see the light of day: a classic and a collector.

Classic Edition – 4,000 units – €29.99
Collector’s Edition – 1,000 units – €59.99

Contents of the Collector’s Edition:

  • A copy of the game
  • An artbook
  • A CD of the original game soundtrack

Pre-orders will open Thursday, May 19 at 5 p.m. Paris time on the official Red Art Games online store. In Europe, the Standard edition of They Always Run will come out next September 9. The Collector’s Edition will be marketed during the 4th quarter of 2022.

About They Always Run

They Always Run is a unique 2D Platformer set in a space western setting where danger lurks around every corner. Players take on the role of Aidan, a three-armed mutant who travels the galaxy aboard his ship to track down the most dangerous criminals.

They Always Run is a story-driven single-player game in the vein of Katana Zero. During his journey, Aidan must accomplish missions of various importance and earn money in order to buy the various upgrades available on the space stations. The game’s combat system uses various attacks, weapons and counters. Aidan being a three-armed mutant, he can also use his third arm during battles. From a gameplay perspective, using that third arm isn’t just about pressing a button. Players have full control of this third arm.


  • Exhilarating 2D action
  • A journey through the galaxy
  • A complex scenario
  • Boosted gameplay
  • A fully usable third arm