On Switch, the original Spelunky will only support local multiplayer. Meanwhile, Spelunky 2 will support both local and online multiplayer on release.
For those who are unfamiliar, the original Spelunky released back in December 2008 as one of the titles that led to the growing indie game boom at the time. Its follow-up was released in 2020, and thus far has only been made available on PC and PS4 (and PS5 through backwards compatibility). Both Spelunky games see you play as an explorer making their way through a series of dungeon-like environments–the protagonist of the second game is the daughter of the protagonist of the first. They’re both acclaimed for their impressive level of emergent gameplay and the enjoyment of experimenting with their ruthless worlds.
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