Mari & Bayu: The Road Home, “cooperative 2D ant-venture”, coming to Switch in March
Posted on February 16, 2023 by Brian(@NE_Brian) in News, Switch eShop
Mari & Bayu: The Road Home has been announced for Switch, and a release date has already been confirmed. Publisher PID Games and developer Skinny Bandit Studios will be bringing it to Switch on March 9, 2023.
Mari & Bayu: The Road Home is officially described as a “cooperative 2D ant-venture”. It first appeared on PC last year, but this is the first time we’re hearing about a Switch version.
Read more about it in the following overview:
Mari & Bayu: The Road Home is a cooperative 2D ant-venture. Help Mari to get back home and finding her brother Tom, after going astray in the world. Experience the journey of how Bayu, her magical friend, develops the strength in finding all of his kidnapped family, while helping Mari to gain confidence in getting back home.
Immerse yourself in a mesmerizing and emotional story of feeling lost and finding your way in life.
- Tiny World, Big Adventure – Solve puzzles, surf the wind on feathers, ride grasshoppers, interact with fellow insects and use your environment to your advantage by using Bayu’s wind powers.
- A Solo or Two-Player Cooperative Experience – You can either play as both Mari and Bayu when playing solo or choose between Mari and Bayu when playing in cooperative mode. Enjoy two different gameplay styles, each having their own perks.
- Explore an Awe-Inspiring Artistic 2D World – Mari & Bayu: The Road Home mixes top class art with in engine magic, to create a vibrant and responsive world for you to enjoy.
- Discover a Rich and Unique Environment – Experience the world through the perspective of an ant. Within every human footstep are great adventures and dangers for small insects to overcome. From the deep dark puddles, fly swatters and scorching piles of garbage to monsters that are desperate to get rid of you. Discover a total of 12 different and unique settings.
View a trailer for the game below.
Source: PID Games PR