After launching on PlayStation, Xbox, and PC in 2019, Astroneer, complete with the Xenobiology update, arrives today on Switch. The game has won its share of fans over the years since its launch, and the new content promises to send players on a planet-hopping, story-driven quest to uncover the secrets behind strange extraterrestrial lifeforms. As such, veteran players and would-be fans may be looking at this latest console release as a jumping-in point. Unfortunately, players may find the interstellar game doesn’t fly smoothly on Switch.
System Era Softworks is the development team behind this sci-fi adventure, and it counts amongst its crew experienced industry creators from places like 343 Industries, Valve, and EA. Astroneer allows players to hop into the spacesuit of an intergalactic explorer who, upon arriving on a new planet, builds up a base by collecting resources, terraforming alien terrain, and crafting ever-greater technologies. The result has noticeable Minecraft >vibes, though its vivid, polygonal aesthetic and galactic backdrop set it apart from other titles in this space.
Source : https://www.gameinformer.com/impressions/2022/01/13/astroneer-releases-on-switch-today-but-performance-far-from-stellar203