The Survivalists Release Date, Apple Arcade and Nintendo Switch Demo Announcement!

The Survivalists Release Date, Apple Arcade and Nintendo Switch Demo Announcement!


It’s time for us to stop monkeying around, The Survivalists is coming to Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC on October 9th 2020!

We’re also thrilled to announce it’s coming soon to Apple Arcade exclusively on mobile. Thrive on the islands in the palm of your hands!

A demo has also washed ashore onto the Nintendo Switch!

It’s now available to pre-order on Nintendo Switch, Xbox One and Steam with extra early adopter bonuses!

Get a taste of desert island life with our new trailer:

The Survivalists is an adventure-filled survival sandbox set in The Escapists universe. Explore, build, craft and even train monkeys with up to three friends in a desperate bid to survive. Have you got what it takes to be a Survivalist?

Apple Arcade

It’s now confirmed, The Survivalists will also be coming soon to Apple devices – and exclusively for mobile – through Apple Arcade!

Pre-Order Now

You can pre-order The Survivalists now on  Xbox One, Nintendo Switch or Steam by clicking any of the links. PlayStation 4 will not have an early purchase but will have early adopter bonuses which we will reveal closer to launch!

Monkey Business Bonus

It’s time to turn your island into a catwalk!

Receive the Monkey Business DLC for free if you pre-order The Survivalists on Xbox One, Nintendo Switch or Steam.

Included is three player hats and six monkey hats which are part of the Box-Ex side quest!

Steam Exclusive Deluxe Edition

Also available exclusively on Steam is the Deluxe Edition which has extra goodies and is currently at a 10% discount of its $32.99 base price!

Get a 3 day early beta access to The Survivalists on Steam, the OST and art book along with the base game plus Monkey Business DLC.

The 3 day early beta access will take place 3 days before the full launch of the game on October 9th 2020, we’ll share that exact date as soon as possible.

Nintendo Switch Demo

We’re excited to announce that you can try out desert island life right now with the Nintendo Switch solo demo! Explore one preset island, craft, build and make monkey friends ahead of the release!


A Discord server is now open for Survivalists to hang out and talk desert island life! Oh and did we mention there’s monkey emotes? Click the banner below to join!

Keep up to date with all the latest Survivalists news below:

The Survivalists Twitter

The Survivalists Facebook

Team 17 Twitter

Team 17 Facebook

Team 17 Discord

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