Pikmin 4 has a launch date. The cheerful strategy/puzzle sim will launch for Nintendo Switch on July 21, Nintendo announced during Wednesday’s Nintendo Direct showcase.
Nintendo broke the news with a lengthy, uncommented trailer showing gameplay from Pikmin 4 will look like on the switch. The trailer spotlights Oatchi, the adorable pup helping the Pikmin Explorers colonize their new territory here on Earth.
It will be the first game in the beloved series in a decade, and it will likely see a much larger audience than previous games. pikmine 3 launched on Wii U in summer 2013 and ported to Switch in late 2020.
Pikmin 4 will bring game planning and strategy to the eye level of the miniature Pikmin world, series creator Shigeru Miyamoto revealed in September. pikmine 4 It is said to have been in development since 2015. The game was officially announced in September with a brief trailer and a launch window of 2023 at the time.