Ubisoft has announced Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope.
The game was officially unveiled during digital event Ubisoft Forward on Saturday, shortly after it was first revealed by a leak on Nintendo’s website.
New characters revealed in the trailer include Sparks (creatures that are part Rabbid, part Luma from Super Mario Galaxy) and Rabbid Rosalina.
A now pulled product listing for the strategy title, which will be released in 2022, read: “Team up with Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach, Rabbid Peach, Rabbid Luigi, and their friends on a galactic journey to defeat a malevolent entity and save your Spark companions. Explore planets throughout the galaxy as you uncover mysterious secrets and compelling quests!”
Nintendo‘s website also listed the following features:
Build your dream team with three heroes from an eclectic roster of nine.
Take down all new bosses, along with some familiar enemies throughout the galaxy.
Rescue the adorable Sparks throughout the galaxy, who provide distinct powers that will help you in battle.
Unleash your heroes’ skills but be strategic as you dash your enemies, team jump on your allies, and hide behind covers.
The original Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle was released in 2017 and was critically acclaimed for its sense of humour and its solid tactical gameplay.
A year after launch, it received a DLC expansion called Donkey Kong Adventure, which was similarly well received.
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