Square Enix’s new platformer from the creators of Sonic The Hedgehog, Balan Wonderworld, now has a release date.
Balan Wonderworld follows the story of Leo and Emma who were taken into a platforming adventure. The pair can use different powers via over 80 different equippable costumes to navigate the stages, find collectibles and defeat bosses.
Newly revealed at the Mini Nintendo Direct for September 2020 is a co-op 2-player mode. Both players can use different costumes and navigate otherwise impassable obstacles. The short example in the reveal see Emma in the Air Cat costume carrying Leo with her as they walk in mid-air for a short while. Which carry Leo, in the Pumpkin Puncher costume, close enough to punch through the boulders and open a new pathway.
Balan Wonderworld will be out on March 26, 2021 for the PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X and Nintendo Switch, with PC (Steam) one day later on March 27 for Asia. The PS4 and Xbox One versions support free next-gen upgrades to PS5 and Xbox Series respectively.