Revealed during Nintendo Treehouse Live, the third-party property/new game revealed to be in development by WayForward, is none other than Bakugan: Champions of Vestroia. Warner Bros. Games are publishing it with the game expected to release exclusively on Switch on November 3, 2020.
More details have been shared via an official press release which you can read below.
WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT, SPIN MASTER AND WAYFORWARD ANNOUNCE BAKUGAN: CHAMPIONS OF VESTROIA
Become a Bakugan Brawling Champion in a Brand-New, Role-Playing Adventure Game Coming to Nintendo Switch
Burbank, Calif. – July 10, 2020 – Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Spin Master and WayForward today announced Bakugan®: Champions of Vestroia™, an all-new, action role-playing video game that will be coming exclusively to Nintendo Switch™ on Nov. 3, 2020, expanding on the wildly popular, global Bakugan franchise alongside the exciting anime adventure TV series, innovative toy line, card game and more. The game will center around an all-new original story and the franchise’s signature Bakugan brawls as players befriend powerful creatures known as Bakugan and customize teams for fiercely strategic head-to-head battles.
“We’re pleased to partner with Spin Master and WayForward to bring the brawling action of Bakugan: Champions of Vestroia to Nintendo Switch,” said Kevin Kebodeaux, Senior Vice President, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. “The global popularity of Bakugan is undeniable, and this game is sure to excite players everywhere.”
“Bakugan: Champions of Vestroia expands the popular brawling franchise with a new exhilarating, interactive game format with customization, competitive action, deep strategy, and anime-style characters and worlds that all gamers and Bakugan fans will love,” said Simonetta Lulli, Vice President, Spin Master Studios. “Whether playing solo or against Bakugan brawlers online, the game offers endless hours of play at home or on the go.”
“Bakugan: Champions of Vestroia brings together the most popular aspects of the TV series and toys in an authentic and inspiring new game,” said Voldi Way, President & CEO, WayForward. “We designed it specifically for Nintendo Switch with unique battle gameplay and strategic options to build and battle a Bakugan team.”
Published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, produced by Spin Master and developed by WayForward, the Bakugan: Champions of Vestroia video game will take players on a journey through an original story expanding on the hit TV series and toy franchise. They can create and fully customize their Brawler to fight side-by-side with the mysterious alien Bakugan as their human partner in battle.
The game features a fully navigable 3D world divided into different districts each with dedicated battle arenas. Players can interact with other characters, go on quests, and explore with their Bakugan friends. They can also test their brawling skills online in head-to-head multiplayer against friends or players from the around the world to become a true Champion of Vestroia.
A physical Deluxe Edition pack, featuring the video game, an exclusive Ultima Dragonoid™ toy which transforms into a fierce Bakugan, Ultima Dragonoid trading card, Ultima Dragonoid metal gate card, plus two powerful BakuCores™ will also be available at launch.
Source: Nintendo (YouTube) & FortySeven PR