Yooka-Replaylee Remaster Announced for PC and Consoles

Playtonic Games has announced a remastered version of the 2017 Yooka-Laylee platformer Yooka-Replaylee. It will launch for consoles and PC via Steam. The remaster will have “an art and animations overhaul, all new challenges, secrets, mechanics, and accessibility options”. A new trailer was also released.


The full details can be seen below:

Meet the definitive remastered and enhanced version of the 3D indie platforming collectathon darling, Yooka-Laylee (2017), with the same key creative talent behind the Banjo-Kazooie and Donkey Kong Country games at the helm and self-published by Playtonic Friends.

Marking the culmination of almost 10 years of Playtonic Experience along with an exciting new beginning for our favorite buddy-duo, Yooka-Replaylee is the result of the growth of the company, the things we have learned while working on other projects as well as the feedback we have taken on board since the original release. Experience the wacky colorful adventure of Yooka and Laylee with an art and animations overhaul, all new challenges, secrets, mechanics, and accessibility options! Our favorite buddy duo has never looked or moved better!

Key Features

More Beautiful Than Ever – With an art and animations overhaul and enhanced performance and resolution, the favorite buddy duo has never looked or moved better.

New and Improved Challenges – Improvements to existing in-game challenges and many entirely new challenges to discover and undertake!

New Collectible Currency – Capital B’s inept minions have dropped their hard-earned coins all over the place. Collect the official currency of the Hivory Towers to spend on video games’ most beloved sentient vending machine.

Navigating the World – Now you can get lost in the game, not in the world! A brand-new world map and challenges tracker helps you know where you are and what needs to be done. Hooray!

Vendi Has Plenty to Offer – Tonics are back with all new flavors! With the option to equip multiple game-changing enhancements, you can truly customize your playstyle. And as if that wasn’t enough, Vendi has new lines of merchandise for the modern fashionable adventurer.

Revised Controls and Camera – A new tweaked move set allows you to combine moves more fluidly while the new camera controls makes framing the action a breeze.

A Dreamy Orchestral Soundtrack – The original score from famed video game composers Grant Kirkhope (Banjo-Kazooie) and David Wise (Donkey Kong Country) returns but as a beautifully arranged orchestral score. Now seriously, clean out those ears.


Upcoming Q&A Session with the Founders!

Join us on Tuesday, June 11 for a sit-down Q&A session between our senior community manager, Steve James, and some of the company founders to answer all your burning questions about Yooka-Replaylee and Playtonic. Be sure to follow us on Twitter, Facebook, or YouTube to be notified of the specific time!


More to Come

We hope you are as excited for more of Yooka and Laylee as we are! We’ll have lots more exciting announcements and updates to share about the project very soon, so stay tuned!

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