Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope is a turn-based tactical strategy game developed and published by Ubisoft.
It is a sequel to the 2017 game Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle.
Pre-orders go live today. A special gameplay showcase is also coming at 9 AM PT tomorrow on Ubisoft's YouTube and Twitch channels.
Ubisoft seems to have accidentally leaked the release date for Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope on its own store page. The store page has since been taken down.
Multiple sources claim a gameplay reveal for the much-anticipated turn-based strategy title is set for a couple of days from now.
A journalist has claimed that the rumoured upcoming Nintendo Direct will be focused on third party titles, including announcements for Persona, Mario + Rabbids, and more.
Ubisoft's upcoming free-to-play titles will also "benefit" the company and are in the "final stages of development" with tests currently ongoing.
Noted leaker NateTheHate previously reported on a potential delay into 2023 but it seems the turn-based strategy title is back on track.
Ubisoft has provided a brief outline of what its output is going to look like for the coming fiscal year, including the relentlessly-delayed Skull and Bones.
A known leaker has claimed that Ubisoft's turn-based tactics title Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope might not hit its 2022 launch window.
Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope is being developed by a team of over 300 people to support the game's "much bigger ambitions."
Legendary composer Grant Kirkhope, who also composed the music for Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle, is returning for the sequel.
The leaked sequel has now been officially announced, and will take players on a galaxy-spanning journey with several familiar characters.
A sequel to the turn-based tactics has been revealed and detailed prematurely ahead of its official announcement, probably at Ubisoft Forward later today.
A notable leaker has suggested that a new Mario + Rabbids game is in development at Ubisoft, set to release as a Switch exclusive.
The Italy-based Ubisoft studio is looking to hire new people to work on a new big-budget game.