Strategy games are a great genre of games that lets you showcase how good your plans, strategies, and problem-solving skills are. There are a lot of strategy games available for players to choose from. Whether it’s mobile, PC, or console, there are a ton of strategy games. Today, we will be looking at the announcement of a popular upcoming game for the Nintendo Switch.
Today we are going to talk about Pikmin 4. The Pikimin franchise has been around since 2001 and since then has had a number of main and side games throughout the years. The last main Pikmin game was released in 2013, so it has been a good 10-year gap between the last one and the one that is set for release later this year. Let’s take a look at everything we know so far about the upcoming Pikmin 4 game.
Pikmin 4 Release Date
Nintendo has just revealed and released the Pikmin 4 game trailer at the Nintendo Direct event that took place on the 9th of February, 2023. The reveal trailer shows off Pikmin 4 release set for July 21, 2023. The game is available for pre-order on the Nintendo Switch e-shop.
Pikmin 4 Developer and Publisher
This Nintendo Switch exclusive game has been developed and published by Nintendo themselves. Pikmin 4 is the 5th game in the Pikmin franchise. The file size for the game is going to be around 12 GB.
Pikmin 4 Gameplay and Trailer
From the Nintendo Direct event that took place recently, the trailer for Pikmin 4 was revealed. You can check out the trailer below. In the trailer, we get to see the characters in an ongoing rescue mission You can see the character battling out to save a character from being attacked. The characters can also be seen getting aggressive and ready to attack the enemies at all costs.
In Pikmin 4, you now have a companion, a dog called Oatchi who is there to accompany you on various battles by taking out a number of obstacles and also help carry other Pikmin to different places. In Pikmin 4 we get to play with a new Pikmin that is ice based. Paired with your pet dog, no enemy is tough to overthrow. Pikmin 4 lets you play with 2 players on a single Nintendo Switch console.
Pikmin 4 – All Characters, Enemies, and Bosses
Here is a list of all the characters, enemies, and bosses that you will be seeing in Pikmin 4.
- Blue Pikmin
- Ice Pikmin
- Purple Pikmin
- Red Pikmin
- Rock Pikmin
- White Pikmin
- Winged Pikmin
- Yellow Pikmin
Enemies In Pikmin 4
- Bulborb Larva
- Dwarf Bulborb
- Female Sheargrub
- Fiery Blowhog
- White Spectralids
- Wolly Wog
- Yellow Spectralids
Bosses in Pikmin 4
- Empress Bulblax
- Raving Long legs
Pikmin 4: Supported Play Modes
With the Nintendo Switch, you get to easily play Pikmin 4 in three different ways.
- Handheld Mode
- Tabletop Mode
- TV Mode
Pikmin 4: Pricing and Availability
Pikmin 4 is available for pre-order on the Nintendo Switch eStore. You can pre-order the game from the eStore for $59.99. Now, this is a Switch-exclusive game, so don’t expect the game to be released for any other platform. No matter how much you wish for that to happen, it simply will not happen.
This concludes everything you need to know about the upcoming Nintendo Switch game Pikmin 4. There is indeed a lot more to be known about this game. We are yet to know whether this game will ever receive a Deluxe edition like how Pikmin 3 had. Also, looking at how Nintendo is planning to release a new Switch i.e the Switch 2 in the coming years, we have to see whether this game will be supported by the new console or not. Looking at how fun the game is, I wish a PC version of this game should also be released. But this is Nintendo exclusive, so one has to keep their hopes low and just enjoy the game on the Nintendo Switch.