Great news for fans of platforming games, and ones that are a bit different too. Today we’ve been updated by the guys at Sumo Digital about when we’ll see their latest game launch. You’ll now be able to play Snake Pass on Nintendo Switch, PS4 and Xbox One alongside a PC version this March.
Depending on your location you can get this game on March 29 in Europe or March 28 in North America.
Having played this at EGX, highlighting it as one to watch, I can say this is a really cool platforming game. The style and challenge of it will make you both smile and want to throw that pad at the TV at times. Such is the emphasis on pure physics when moving Noodle, the smiling snake in the video below. Check that out and the full details below that.
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Independent developer Sumo Digital, the studio behind AAA blockbuster Sonic & All-Stars Racing: Transformed and LittleBigPlanet 3, today announced that Snake Pass, it’s slithery physics platformer, will launch on PlayStation 4, Xbox One , Nintendo Switch and PC on March 28th in North America and March 29th across all platforms in Europe.
Snake Pass will support PlayStation 4 Pro at launch with enhanced visual features. Snake Pass is a retro-inspired collectathon platformer, where players slither, curl and climb their way through increasingly challenging worlds filled with intricate obstacles and fiendishly mind-bending challenges.
“Snake Pass is a real passion project for the team. It’s been so fun creating our own characters, visual style and establishing our own voice as IP creators.” said Seb Liese, Creator of Snake Pass. “Our mission with Snake Pass, was to make the simple act of controlling Noodle the Snake as fun as possible. Once players start to “think like a snake”, they will be amazed at the incredible feats of acrobatics they are capable of.”
Sumo have also announced that Snake Pass will support PlayStation 4 Pro. Owners of the PlayStation 4 Pro with 4K TVs will be able to play Snake Pass in a higher resolution, allowing them to appreciate the beautiful, Unreal Engine 4 powered visuals in pin-sharp detail. Owners of a PlayStation 4 Pro with HD TVs will be able to play Snake Pass at a higher frame rate. Snake Pass will also support High Dynamic Range on PlayStation 4 Pro and PlayStation 4. Players with compatible TVs will be able to experience the lush colours and textures of Haven Tor in incredibly vibrant HDR. Prepare your eyeballs.
For Xbox players, Snake Pass will support the Xbox Play Anywhere initiative, where once you buy Snake Pass, you can play it on both Xbox One and Windows 10 PC at no additional cost. Your progress goes with you, saves, achievements and game add-ons are all in the cloud, so when you switch from one device to the other, you can pick up right where you left off.
Nintendo Switch Players
For Nintendo Switch owners, Snake Pass will be playable in TV mode, Handheld mode and Tabletop mode. Supporting the Joy-Con© and the Switch Pro Controller©, Snake Pass on Nintendo Switch offers unparalleled flexibility, letting you play any place, any time and any way you want.
About Snake Pass
When a mysterious intruder threatens the tranquillity of their home, it’s up to Noodle the Snake and Doodle the Hummingbird to embark on a daring journey to save the day. Controlling this dynamic duo, players must become one with the snake as they slither, curl and climb their way through 15 levels across 4 increasingly challenging themed worlds. Snake Pass is a unique take on the platforming genre that is intuitive and fun to learn, but will gradually test your snake charming skills to the limit!
To visit the official Snake Pass website visit: www.snake-pass.com
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