Pikmin 4 has been a very long time coming, however it’s lastly nearly right here now, and forward of its launch lower than a month from now, Nintendo is constant to ramp up the advertising round it. We not too long ago received a brand new gameplay trailer for the real-time technique title finally week’s Nintendo Direct presentation, and the corporate has now launched an outline trailer to supply a primer on the sport.
The overview trailer largely serves as a summarization of particulars which were beforehand revealed, and after providing the essential particulars on Pikmin 4’s story setup and gameplay fundamentals, it strikes on to speak about a few of its new options and mechanics.
For starters, there’s Oatchi the rescue pup, who will accompany you in your journey and assist out in varied methods, together with combating in opposition to enemies, main you to objects and treasures, serving to your Pikmin carry objects, and serving as a mount on land and water.
Different new options embody Dandori Battles, the place you’ll compete in opposition to an opponent to gather probably the most objects inside a time restrict as a way to rescue castaways, or the Base Camp, the place you may settle for aspect missions, communicate with NPCs, or improve Oatchi’s talents. For the primary time ever in a Pikmin sport, there are additionally Evening Expeditions to embark on, the place you’ll combat frenzies foes, accumulate Luminals, and enlist the help of the newly launched Glow Pikmin.
Components from previous video games that collection followers will discover acquainted additionally make a return, just like the underground cave sections launched in Pikmin 2, or discovering elements of the Rescue Corp’s ship to restore it as a way to unlock new areas, which was central to the construction of the unique Pikmin.
Take a look at the trailer beneath for extra particulars.
In the meantime, a free demo of Pikmin 4 can also be now obtainable on the Change eShop. It is going to embody the sport’s first space, and permit save knowledge transfers to the total sport upon launch.
Pikmin 4 launches on July 21 for the Nintendo Change. Nintendo not too long ago additionally launched HD ports of Pikmin 1 and 2 for the platform.