Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto has officially announced Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle. The game combines Nintendo's Mario franchise with Ubisoft's Rabbids.
The game was announced by Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto when he made a special guest appearance at Ubisoft's E3 2017 press conference.
The game will feature 35% exploration and 65% turn-based combat. On the exploration side, the game will feature at least 4 world environments to discover, and environments will also include puzzles and secret zones.
On the turn-based combat side, the game will feature 8 unique characters that each have their own play style, tactical options such as dash, team jumps, warp pipes and destructible covers, upgradable and collectible weapons, a variety of combat objectives, 7 enemy archetypes and 1 boss per world.
The game will also feature two player local multiplayer co-op by connecting two consoles to each other.
The game is currently in development at Ubisoft Paris and Ubisoft Milan and it will run on Ubisoft's proprietary game engine Snowdrop.
Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle launches in August 2017 exclusively for Nintendo Switch.