Mario+Rabbids: Sparks of Hope

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:

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.

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With any luck, we’ll be able to see the first trailer of the game later today.


By Jack Longman

In 2015, when rumours of the NX and Zelda U were everywhere, my brother and I started Miketendo64 and we've been running it ever since. As the Editor-in-Chief, I have attended video gaming events in three different countries, been to preview events, and penned more than 4,000 articles to date, ranging from news, to features, reviews, interviews and guides. I love gaming and I love all things Nintendo. I also love Networking, so don't be afaid to reach out. Email: / Website: YouTube channel:

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