Prison Architect Becomes A Limited Time Free Game On Nintendo Switch

There will be no escape.

Prison Architect, a private prison construction and management simulation video game developed by Introversion Software, will become a free game for the Nintendo Switch for a limited time as announced by Nintendo of Europe.

The game is being offered up as part of the Game Trial service that lets Switch Online subscribers download and play a full game for a limited time. People won’t have to worry about only playing a small section of the game or playing for a set number of hours like how PlayStation handles their Game Trials service. Switch Online subscribers will be able to play the full game and even beat it so long as it is within the free period.

The Prison Architect Game Trial offer will be available to download now so players in the region will be able to play instantly the game starting from October 20 until the 26th in Europe.

Currently, there is no news of any game trial in other regions but those in North America will be able to play The Jackbox Party Pack 6 for free later today.

Here’s some more info about the game from Steam:

Welcome Wardens!

Only the world’s most ruthless Warden can contain the world’s most ruthless inmates. Design and develop your personalized penitentiary in Prison Architect.

Key Features:

Customized Confinement

Allocate resources to optimize your compound, but don’t restrict the flow of the crowd lest you encounter a flood, fire, fight, or full-blown riot.

Invest and Innovate

Tap federal money with grant applications & direct your funds to combat disease, gang activity, litigation, and more!

Management and Muscle

Ensure your prison is *mostly* ethical and safe with top-notch staff including armed guards, psychologists, doctors, lawyers and snitches.

Detention by Design

Each prisoner’s criminal history requires custom treatment programs, labor schedules, and reform workshops.

Lockdown Showdown

Attempt a high-stakes escape of your own supermax prison in Escape Mode, or try Online mode to test one of 12,000 player-created prisons. Expand your empire limitlessly in Sandbox mode.

Prison Architect is out now for Microsoft Windows, MacOS, Linux, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, iOS, Android, Nintendo Switch