According to the reliable journalist, Jeff Grubb, Nintendo is planning to remaster Pikmin 3. The remaster is expected to launch sometime this year for the Switch. Grubb suggest that is due to COVID-19 and the delayed Nintendo Direct, that Pikmin 3 has not been announced.
Grubb also confirms that 2020 will see the remaster of some Mario games, he claims that Nintendo will only bring back the 3D games, Super Mario 64, Super Mario Sunshine and Super Mario Oddysey are among the rumored titles to come back later this year.
.@Nintendo announces Paper Mario: The Origami King, @EVO announces its #EVO2020 lineup, which does not include Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, and @VentureBeat’s @JeffGrubb joins to talk about how Pikmin 3 Deluxe should be happening soon. https://t.co/yltrM2oisW pic.twitter.com/JHO6YK169K
— Gaming Ride Home (@GamingRideHome) May 14, 2020
Launched in 2013, Pikmin 3 is one of the best games in the Wii U library, the game features an unique adventure where players explore a new world filled with weird creatures. The game is Shigeru Miyamoto’s take on real-time strategy, players take the perspective of inch-high explorers, who command a legion of tiny but powerful Pikmin to take on enemies and puzzles in a quest to save their home planet.
Pikmin 3 stars the original Red, Yellow and Blue Pikmin who each have special abilities, but also introduces two new types of Pikmin that allow for new gameplay strategies.Rock Pikmin who are the sturdiest of all Pikmin and can be used to smash through glass walls or enemies’ exoskeletons! Also making their debut are the Winged Pikmin, whose ability to fly lets them carry things above ground and lift blockades, forging new paths.
In Story Mode, take control of three new characters Alph, Brittany and Charlie, who are tasked with saving their home planet Koppai from starvation and searching the peculiar planet of PNF-404 for nutritious fruit. With PNF-404 full of hostile inhabitants, the intrepid trio are not alone – but thankfully they are aided by a diminutive army of plant-like Pikmin who obey their every command.