If you’ve endeed cleared Super Mario Odyssey & continue have an itch for an old-school three-dimensional platformer, Yooka-Laylee could be only the ticket for you.
The team at Playtonic pledges single JoyCon play for all 8 multiplayer modes & which they had help optimizing the game for the Switch from Nintendo & engine-maker Unity (the toolset the game runs on).
“We believe we’re delivering a version Nintendo fans could be proud of,” the developer writes.
You could be the judge of which yourself, & see if Playtonic scrapping the Wii U version was worthwhile, in a few short weeks.
Yooka-Laylee comes to Nintendo Switch on Dec. 14
Yooka-Laylee, the three-dimensional platforming homage to Banjo-Kazooie made with veterans of which series, going to release on Nintendo Switch on Thursday, Dec. 14.
Yooka-Laylee had been declared for the Switch back in February, & given a release date some time this year.
Those plans were scrapped at the finish of 2016, the time Playtonic declared a Switch port was coming.
The upgrade too participate improvements to the game’s third-person camera, which had been criticized in reviews of the release version.
Clearly aimed at nostalgia for Banjo-Kazooie, which originated on the Nintendo 64 & whose final game was published nearly a decade ago, Yooka-Laylee released to mixed critical reception.
Yooka-Laylee’s Nintendo Switch launch Date Announced
As it stated in At long last, Yooka-Laylee is going to release for Nintendo Switch on 14th December.
Pre-orders for the game go live a 7 days beforehand, on seventh December, from the Switch eShop – where Yooka-Laylee is going to be exclusively obtainable as a digital download.
Yooka-Laylee on Switch Information Systems the generality polished version of the game at release for any platform, & arrives by the several updates launched very far participate & too adds a couple of Switch-exclusive bells & whistles.
The images below are all taken from the Switch version.
“The Playtonic team have spent many, many months optimising Yooka for Nintendo Switch & we believe we’re delivering a version Nintendo fans could be proud of,” the developer concluded.
Yooka-Laylee Eventually has a Nintendo Switch launch date
Playtonic Games has declared a launch date for the Nintendo Switch version of its Banjo-Kazooie spiritual successor, Yooka-Laylee.
Until now, Playtonic hadn’t declared a launch window for the Switch version, though earlier this summer the developer teased which it wished to share further break news about which version “soon.”
“The Playtonic team has spent many, many months optimising Yooka for Nintendo Switch (with technical help & backing from Nintendo & Unity themselves!)
and we believe we’re delivering a version Nintendo fans could be proud of,” Playtonic wrote on its website.
Switch owners going to be capable pre-purchase Yooka out of the Nintendo Switch Eshop beginning December 7.