As extensively adopted as Unreal Engine all the time has been amongst sport builders all through the trade, you very hardly ever see Nintendo’s first get together titles being developed utilizing the engine- although there are exceptions to each rule. And the exception to this one is reasonably weird.
Pikmin 4, because it seems, has been constructed on Unreal Engine (although it’s unclear which model of the engine was used). The identical has been confirmed through data included on the again of the sport’s obtain playing cards, which have now turn into obtainable at Japanese retail (noticed and shared by @Genki_JPN on Twitter).
Notably, this isn’t the primary Nintendo title to have used Unreal Engine. The 2019 Nintendo Swap platformer Yoshi’s Crafted World was additionally constructed utilizing Epic Video games’ growth toolset, although whereas that was developed by third get together studio Good Really feel, Pikmin 4 is a totally internally developed sport.
Pikmin 4 is out on July 21 for the Nintendo Swap.
Additionally confirmed to be made in Unreal Engine!
Right here is the entrance and the DL card inside. pic.twitter.com/WAQY6LoHol
— Genki✨ (@Genki_JPN) June 20, 2023