Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Spin Master, and WayForward announced Bakugan: Champions of Vestroia an all-new action RPG exclusively for Nintendo Switch. The game will be available on November 6th.
There will be a physical Deluxe Edition pack which will include: the video game, an exclusive Ultima Dragonoid toy that transforms into a fierce Bakugan, Ultima Dragonoid trading card, Ultima Dragonoid metal gate card, plus two powerful BakuCores will also be available at launch.
Bakugan: Champions of Vestroia will be centered around an all-new original story that expands on the hit TV series and toy franchise.
The game will allow players to 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 will be to interact with other characters, go on quests, and explore with their Bakugan friends. They will also be able to test their skills online in head-to-head multiplayer against friends or players from around the world.
Kevin Kebodeaux, Senior Vice President, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, had this to say:
“We’re pleased to partner with Spin Master and WayForward to bring the brawling action of Bakugan: Champions of Vestroia to Nintendo Switch […] The global popularity of Bakugan is undeniable, and this game is sure to excite players everywhere.”
Simonetta Lulli, Vice President, Spin Master Studios, added:
“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, […] Whether playing solo or against Bakugan brawlers online, the game offers endless hours of play at home or on the go.”
Voldi Way, President & CEO, WayForward, said:
“Bakugan: Champions of Vestroia brings together the most popular aspects of the TV series and toys in an authentic and inspiring new game, […] We designed it specifically for Nintendo Switch with unique battle gameplay and strategic options to build and battle a Bakugan team.”