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Share your thoughts on The Escapists 2

We take player feedback very seriously at Team17, and in our continued effort to improve not only The Escapists 2, but all of our games, we’d love to hear your thoughts on our latest prison-escaping title. Whether you’ve played it on Steam, PS4, Xbox One or Nintendo Switch, and regardless if you loved it, hated it, or something in-between, your feedback is very important to us. Oh, and if that’s […]

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The Escapists 2 Available Now on Nintendo Switch

The Escapists 2 is out now on Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch! With ten prisons each with their own unique themes, including three transport prisons all new to The Escapists 2, there have never been more ways to escape! Play alone or with friends, locally or online, with drop-in/drop-out co-op and versus modes, now’s your chance to find out just who is the best escapist among you – and the […]

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The Escapists 2 is breaking out of Nintendo Switch on January 11th!

Okay, okay… We did initially say that The Escapists 2 would come to Nintendo Switch in 2017, but please forgive us. It’s taken a couple more weeks to make our escape plan come together. But we think it’ll be worth the wait! Coming to Nintendo Switch on January 11th 2018, The Escapists 2 features: • 10 unique themed prisons to escape from • Two player split-screen play, and up to […]

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The Escapists 2 “Santa’s Shakedown” Available Now – For FREE!

Last week we released the Prison Editor for The Escapists 2, and players have already published more than 3,000 custom made prisons. Today we’re excited to announce that you can now fire up The Escapists 2 to download our FREE Christmas prison, Santa’s Shakedown, available today as a free update on Steam, PS4 and Xbox One! With the Wicked Ward DLC we introduced a weather system in the form of […]

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The Escapists 2 Prison Editor Available Now

Today we’re extremely pleased to announce that the long-awaited Prison Editor for The Escapists 2 is available RIGHT NOW! Using Steam Workshop you can create your very own prisons, play them alone or with friends, or even share them with your fellow escapists via Steam Workshop. That of course also means that you can download prisons made by other players, and have a virtually infinite stream of new prisons to […]

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The Escapists 2 – Wicked Ward DLC Available Now!

The Escapists 2 is preparing for Halloween its suitably themed DLC, Wicked Ward. Things have taken an odd turn in the locked off wings of an abandoned hospital. A mad scientist and his hoard of undead guard their terror-tory within the gothic halls. Outside an ominous sky of thunder, rain and lightning blankets the surrounding woods. Once again, you’ll have to craft, fight and scheme your way to freedom from this […]

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The Escapists 2 is available now!

The Escapists 2 is now available on Steam (PC, Mac and Linux), PS4 and Xbox One, with the Nintendo Switch version still to come. With 10 unique new prisons, including 3 transport prisons, all new to the series, The Escapists 2 takes escaping to new highs – and new lows – when escaping on land, air and sea! With 1-4 player online and local drop-in/drop-out co-op and versus modes, revised […]

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Brand new multiplayer trailer for The Escapists 2!

Calling all inmates! It’s time to get ready to team up for your daring escapes in The Escapists 2! All you budding Escapists will be able to take part in both co-op and versus multiplayer modes, playing either locally or online, for up to four players*. Drop-in, drop-out multiplayer means you and your friends can carefully plan and execute an intricate escape either online or locally, or simply hop into […]

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The Escapists 2 – Welcome to Rattlesnake Springs!

Howdy inmates! The infamous Jimmy Locke has been up to no good again, and has uncovered some new footage of The Escapists 2 ahead of its launch later this year! In a brand new prison, you’ll be heading to the Old West and spending some time locked up in Rattlesnake Springs. Sneak around the sheriffs, make friends with the compound’s horses and explore the dark mine below the prison in […]

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The Escapists – out now for iOS and Android!

Available to download from the App Store and Play Store, you can now escape on the go! Everything you know and love from The Escapists is now available in pocket form, complete with brand new touch screen and virtual d-pad controls, leaderboards, and achievements! Good luck with your escape inmates!

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The Escapists 2 – Return to Center Perks

Welcome back to Center Perks inmates! The prison that started it all will be returning in The Escapists 2, bigger and better than ever before! Combining familiar elements of gameplay with brand new combat, a new art style and a whole range of new items, there’s plenty more ways to break out. How will you get out of Center Perks this time? Good luck inmates!

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Coming soon to Nintendo Switch!

We’re incredibly excited to announce that three of our games will be coming to the Nintendo Switch! Firstly, we can confirm that Playtonic’s epic adventure Yooka-Laylee will be coming to the Nintendo Switch in 2017. For all the Kickstarter backers who pre-ordered the game, you can refer to the Kickstarter page and the Playtonic website for more information about your pre-order. In case you missed it, we showcased Yooka-Laylee’s sparkly […]

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  • TIGA Awards 2015
    Diversity Award
    Beyond Eyes
  • TIGA Awards 2015
    Outstanding Leadership
    Debbie Bestwick, Team17
  • MCV Awards 2015
    Person of the Year
    Debbie Bestwick
  • ID@Xbox
    Mega Sales Award
    The Escapists
  • Develop Awards 2015
    Publishing Hero
    Team17
  • BAFTA Breakthrough Brit 2015
    Chris Davis
    Mouldy Toof, The Escapists
  • TIGA Awards 2015
    “Start-Up”
    Playtonic Games
  • TIGA Awards 2014
    “Best Publisher”
    Team17
  • Develop Awards 2014
    “Business Development”
    Team17
  • UKIE’s gamescom
    UK Game of Show 2014
    The Escapists
  • App Store
    Best of 2013
    Worms 3
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