Mario+Rabbids Kingdom Battle Announced For Switch

Lynne Hanson
June 13, 2017

Mario, Peach, and the Rabbids are seen working together in isometric, tactical battles to defeat these Rabbids.

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle is a collaboration between Nintendo and Ubisoft.

The game is being developed by Ubisoft's Milan and Paris teams, and will be released on the recently released Nintendo Switch.

Ubisoft's second game based on the hit series looks as filthy and profanely hilarious as anything on the show. In addition to the official announcement, we also received a new trailer showcasing some gameplay and story plot elements. In the trailer for the game, comedy was rife.

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First and foremost, fans of Rabbids and Super Mario will be able to pickup a Collector's Edition of Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle, exclusively through GameStop, for a suggested retail price of $99.99 United States dollars. "The teaming of our intellectual properties is symbolic of this partnership, and we can't wait for players to get their hands on the game". Mario and his friends will need to team up in order to save the Kingdom. Nintendo is very protective of its IP, and allowing Ubisoft to merge one of its franchises with Nintendo's biggest is like two huge Game of Thrones families joining their houses with a wedding.

The initial details hinted at a game that's similar to Super Mario RPG. Don't expect a platformer like a traditional Mario title. But, as Ubisoft points out, nobody knows chaos quite like the Rabbids, and four long-eared heroes - Rabbid Mario, Rabbid Peach, Rabbid Luigi, and Rabbid Yoshi - will help save the Mushroom Kingdom. It's headed to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch in Fall 2018. Grace Armstrong will be your sniper, Nick Rye will bring death from above, and Boomer will be your loyal dog companion as you infiltrate and raise hell. There is no release date yet.

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