The release date for upcoming tactics game Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope has been leaked thanks to the Ubisoft Store. Spotted by ResetEra user –R, the leak indicates that Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope will be released on Nintendo Switch on October 20. The Ubisoft Store page leaking the release date has since been taken down.
The leak also included details about the Gold Edition release of the game, as well as some screenshots. The leaked screenshots seem to indicate that Bowser will also be a playable character in Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope. Here are all the things you can find in the Gold Edition:
- The base game
- Season Pass: Upcoming DLC story content, heroes, quests, and battles
- Galactic Prestige Pass: 3 exclusive weapon skins
The leak indicates that the gameplay reveal for Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope, rumoured to be happening on June 29, might also announce the game’s release date. The gameplay reveal is rumoured to preceded by a trailer at today’s Nintendo Direct presentation, which is meant to focus on third-party games coming to the Nintendo Switch.
Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope is a turn-based strategy game coming exclusively to the Nintendo Switch. Its predecessor, Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle is also exclusive to the Switch, and has been quite successful, with over 7.5 million players so far. For more details, check out our review of Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle.