Nintendo and Ubisoft Milan announced that it’s selling Mario + Rabbids: Sparks of Hope later this year.
The XCOM-style turn-based strategy game will be out on 20th October for Nintendo Switch and will be available in standard and Gold editions. The latter version will have the following:
The base game.
A season pass with upcoming downloadable content packs like story content with new heroes, quests, and battles.
The Galactic Prestige Pack that come with three exclusive weapon skins unlockable from the get-go.
Check out the game’s plethora of features below. You’re essentially playing a strategy game featuring Mario, Luigi, and a bunch of Rabbids cosplaying as Mario characters, so if you liked the first game Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle, you’ll probably like this upcoming title.
An Extravagant Team Galore! – Meet Mario and the Rabbids Heroes and build your dream team with three Heroes among an eclectic roster of nine, including all-time favorites Rabbid Peach, Luigi, Rabbid Mario, Princess Peach, and some unexpected newcomers. Take advantage of Heroes’ special abilities to outwit even the strongest enemies in battle.
Tactical Meets Action – Use your Heroes’ skills in an innovative combat system, mixing turn-based tactics and real-time action. Take control of your Heroes to dash your enemies, team jump on your allies, hide behind cover… and make the best out of your turn. Specialize your Heroes with the Sparks you choose. Use all the exotic powers and tools at your disposal to craft your own strategies and prevail against all odds.
A Galactic Adventure Like No Other – Embark on an epic journey through the galaxy with your spaceship to help bring order back to the galaxy. Free each planet you cross from Cursa’s evil influence. Explore each one of them, meet their curious inhabitants to uncover mysterious secrets. Face surprising bosses, familiar enemies from the Nintendo universe and exceptional Rabbids enemies in your cosmic quest!
Save the Sparks to Earn Their Help and Powers! – Rescue the uncanny Sparks, born when Lumas and Rabbids merged, before Cursa gets a hold of them! Use their special abilities and powers in battle, ranging from energy barriers to fire rain to gain the upper hand in combat. Each Spark has a distinct power and personality. There are dozens of Sparks throughout the galaxy to locate, save, and join your journey.
Post-Launch Content – Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope is only the beginning to your cosmic adventure as more content will come in post-launch.