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SpeedRunners is now available on PlayStation 4

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After launching on Xbox One early last month, SpeedRunners is now also available on PlayStation 4. The indie Steam hit took 4 years to get there, but it is now playable on most current generation gaming devices you can plug a joypad into. Except for the Nintendo Swtich.

The strange and addictive blend of side-scrolling platformer and multiplayer racing game that is SpeedRunners is now available on PlayStation 4. It is unusual that a game so perfectly suited for living room party sessions took so long to expand beyond its PC roots and arrive on consoles.

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"If you had never played it, imagine Mario Kart as a side-scrolling game where 4 players have to knock each other off-screen using different weapons and pick-ups. Now imagine a skill-ceiling of an Esports game, and you've got a good idea of what SpeedRunners is", the game's publisher tinyBuild explained in their PlayStation 4 release announcement.

That isn't just an idle boast. SpeedRunners has been recognised as an eSport by ESL, but sadly tournaments might be a little hard to find at the time of writing. That may change now, when PlayStation 4 and Xbox One players swell the user base beyond the 1,5 million who already own the game on Steam.

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Four years after debuting on Early Access SpeedRunners is still around, might there be a Nintendo Switch version in the cards?