Here’s an overview of the game, via its newly launched official website:
■ Game Flow
In order to become the greatest big company president in Japan, you’ll save up money through a variety of means as you approach “closing.”
Reach Your Destination!
If you’re the first to reach your destination, you’ll receive financial assistance.
Earn High Profits!
By purchasing shops and facilities, you can acquire their earnings at closing.
Every year at the end of March, the sum total of the money in your possession and owned property, as well as your earnings, will be announced. At the closing of the final fiscal year, the player with the greatest sum total will be the winner.
■ Make Skillful Use of Cards
There are 130 types of cards that possess various effects. Making skillful use of these cards is the key to becoming a Momotetsu millionaire.
■ Escape the God of Poverty!
The god of poverty possesses the player farthest from the destination and makes them poorer by various means. Pass him off to another player as fast as you can.
■ Luck Out During Events!
A famous monster may appear and a historical hero may come to save you. Many unexpected events will occur that change the state of battle.
■ Everybody Momotetsu!
With just one copy of Momotaro Dentetsu 2017: Tachiagare Nippon!!, up to four players can can enjoy a “Momotetsu Three-Year Decisive Battle.” A battle-exclusive application will be distributed for free via the Nintendo eShop.
The footer of the website reveals Valhalla Game Studios to be working on the game.
Momotaro Dentetsu 2017 was first announced for 3DS in September.