Nintendo on Kirby and the Forgotten Land, Kirby 30th anniversary plans
Kirby and the Forgotten Land is one of Nintendo’s major Switch games coming out within the first quarter of the year, so the company took a moment to highlight the title in its latest financial results explanatory material.
Other than that, the company also brought up the franchise in general. Kirby is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, and Nintendo said it is “planning a variety of projects in collaboration with the Kirby developer HAL Laboratory, aimed at sharing the charm of the Kirby series with many people.”
Nintendo’s full comments on Kirby are as follows:
Kirby and the Forgotten Land will release on March 25 as the first 3D action game in the mainline Kirby series. Set in a mysterious new world where civilization and nature have fused to become one, players move around freely inside 3D levels and use Kirby’s familiar actions to explore and reach goals. By sharing Joy-Con controllers, players can switch to two-player gameplay at any time and venture out in this new world together with family and friends. This year also marks Kirby’s 30th anniversary. To celebrate that anniversary, we are planning a variety of projects in collaboration with the Kirby developer HAL Laboratory, aimed at sharing the charm of the Kirby series with many people.