Nintendo just announced essentially a sequel to the best-selling Wii game of all time, Wii Sports, this time for Nintendo Switch only. And this latest edition is called…Nintendo Switch Sports.
The premise is exactly the same as in the previous entries: a beach resort will host some simple, casual sporting events that your Mii can participate in, alone or in multiplayer, and the whole thing This is accompanied by some nice relaxing music.
There’s even a return of weird peripherals/attachments, with the physical version of the game including the included Joy-Con foot strap. Ring Fit Adventure that will allow you to perform real life kicks in parts of the soccer segment of the game. Anyone who buys games digitally will miss this, but if you completely need to If there’s this functionality — and really, you probably won’t — there are plenty of acceptable third-party options out there that can get the job done.
While the original Wii Sports was famous for it multiplayer in the living room, Nintendo Switch Sports looks like it will also focus primarily on online play. All sporting events will be available online, with friends or online randos. The footage shows a huge pool of 16 bowling competitors at once, and also promises online ranking features.
If you want someone to enjoy, an online play test will run from February 18-20, including bowling, tennis and chambara, a combat event where you hit your enemies with a stick stick.
Nintendo Switch Sports will launch on April 29, with an update coming later that will enable more functionality for football games. Another update coming later that will add golfing to the mix, which is one of the most popular (and probably the safest for TV) events in the original Wii Sports.
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https://kotaku.com/wii-sports-nintendo-switch-casual-soccer-golf-volleybal-1848510487 Wii Sports is getting a brand new sequel on Nintendo Switch