Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle presentation slides and key artwork leaked [Update]

Crossover RPG rumored to launch this August / September.

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle

Presentation slides and key artwork of Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle, the still unannounced Super Mario and Rabbids crossover RPG for Switch, have leaked via Comicbook.com and Nintendo World Report.

Here’s the full overview of the game, as provided on the slides:

An Epic Roster

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle

Eight playable characters with their own playstyles and personalities:

  • The Crazy One – Rabbid in a Yoshi Costume
  • The Badass Princess – Princess Peach
  • The Unstable – Rabbid in a Luigi Costume
  • The Leader – Mario
  • #Sassy #NoFilter – Rabbid in a Princess Peach Costume
  • The Eagle Eye – Luigi
  • The Macho Man – Rabbid in a Mario Costume
  • The Explosive Head – Yoshi

Best of Two Worlds

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle

  • Exploration (35 percent)
    • Four world environments to discover
    • Control of Tuttorio (no direct control of heroes)
    • Puzzles and secret zones
    • Twisted Mario’s world full of easter eggs
  • Turn-Based Combat (65 percent)
    • Unique heroes’ playstyles
    • Tactical options (dash, team jumps, warp pipes, destructible covers, etc.)
    • Upgradable / collectible weapons
    • Variety of combat objectives and contextual events
    • Seven enemy archetypes + one boss / mid-boss per world
    • Multiplayer co-op

A Refreshing Experience

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle

Timeline for Reveal and Release

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle

  • June – Surprise Announcement at E3 2017 + first hands-on
  • July – Previews to convince media / gamers
  • August – Go big for launch at Gamescom, get reviews

Game ID

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle

  • Title: Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle
  • Codename: RKB
  • Genre: Crazy combat adventure
  • Release Date: August / September 2017
  • Platform: Nintendo Switch
  • Developer: Ubisoft Paris and Ubisoft Milan
  • Engine: Snowdrop
  • Story Mode Length: Approx. 20 hours
  • Age Rating: PEGI 7 (provisional)
  • Multiplayer: Two-player local co-op

Expect an official announcement at E3 2017, which runs from June 13 to 15.

Thanks, NeoGAF.

Update 05/25/17: Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle has been rated in Brazil.

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