2022’s line-up of games even better.
UPDATE (June 12, 2021): As expected, Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope was officially revealed during the Ubisoft Forward presentation. The game goes beyond the Mushroom Kingdom and sees Mario & co, embarking on a journey through space and doing battle against the brand-new villain, Cursa. Some key details shared were: Sparks are born from a merger between Lumas and Rabbids. They can lend their power to the game’s heroes and are a core aspect to the story. Additionally, it’s not just a new story with new characters but is filled with big ambitions. Pre-alpha gameplay was also shown.
Lastly, a new website is available for the game, but currently, it holds no additional information: https://www.ubisoft.com/en-gb/mario-rabbids/sparks-of-hope
Original: It’s the sequel we’ve all been waiting for. After years of speculation that Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle would go on to receive a sequel and recent rumours of an announcement being imminent, at last, the moment has come.
Ahead of today’s Ubisoft Forward event and Nintendo’s forthcoming E3 Nintendo Direct, the big N has now shared a product listing page for 2022’s upcoming Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope. There’s no trailer shared for the title as of yet, but this is what we do know about it:
Team up with Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach, Rabbid Peach, Rabbid Luigi, and their friends on a galactic journey to defeat a malevolent entity and save your Spark companions. Explore planets throughout the galaxy as you uncover mysterious secrets and compelling quests!
- Build your dream team with three heroes from an eclectic roster of nine.
- Take down all new bosses, along with some familiar enemies throughout the galaxy.
- Rescue the adorable Sparks throughout the galaxy, who provide distinct powers that will help you in battle.
- Unleash your heroes’ skills but be strategic as you dash your enemies, team jump on your allies, and hide behind covers.
With any luck, we’ll be able to see the first trailer of the game later today.