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SmileBasic 4 coming west next week

Posted on April 16, 2020 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Switch eShop

SmileBasic 4

SmileBasic 4, otherwise known as Puchicon 4 SmileBasic, is coming west. A year after its Japanese debut, the programming software will be released in North America and Europe, according to an eShop listing.

Here’s everything you need to know about SmileBasic 4:

This is the programming software, “SmileBASIC 4”, that allows you to create and play games with Nintendo Switch! The programming language is “SmileBASIC” which is the most suitable language for creating games. Because it is based on the language “BASIC” that is easy to understand even for beginners and it has been developed for program learning. So, even those who have never experienced programming can work on their projects. Moreover, there are many materials and various tools to support your work development.

You can upload your finished works on the server and other SmileBASIC users could play them or you can download/play other users’ works, and even those works can be used in your programs. By improving other people’s programs, you can have fun and obtain programming techniques at the same time. (An optional Server Ticket is required to upload your works.)

Program immediately anytime, anywhere with Nintendo Switch! Execute it right away!
Many commands to elaborate your works

High speed and powerful programming language “SmileBASIC 4” is installed
Supports high-resolution display of up to 1280×720 and 16.77 million colors
2048×2048 huge graphic screen
Drawing commands such as lines, circles and fills
Compose with a full range of sound commands
Make full use of Joy-Con features
Supports various Toy-Con
USB keyboard and mouse can be used
Useful trace function for debugging Extensive materials, tools, and samples that support programming
Guide for program beginners
Equipped with keyword completion function in the command help and the editor
Lots of characters and background images that can be used in various scenes
More than 100 sound effects and more than 40 background music
Smile Tool (SE and character number can be confirmed)
Paint Tool (drawing characters and backgrounds, creating animations)
Simple sample programs to learn BASIC
Technical samples for checking execution results for each command
Game samples that show the actual game structure Share your works with users around the world
Publish your works to the server with icons and descriptions
Easily download works published by other users
Evaluation function that allows you to send “Like” to your favorite works
Favorite works can be registered in the top menu and started immediately
Download “SmileBASIC” Nintendo 3DS version of public programs

We also have the following trailer:

SmileBasic 4 launches for Switch on April 23 via the eShop.

Source: Switch eShop

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