Soccer Story arrived on Switch this week thanks to No More Robots and PanicBarn, and we now have a closer look with gameplay. Over an hour of footage shows off the open-world RPG.
Further information is available in the following overview:
It’s been a year since The Calamity tore apart the very foundations of soccer as we know it, and since then, Soccer Inc. has made dang well sure that not a soul has been allowed to even look at a soccer ball, let alone kick it.
Soccer may have been banned across the world… but now there is hope! A magical soccer ball has chosen you, our Savior of Soccer!
Soccer Story is a physics-driven adventure RPG, where every problem can be solved with your trusty magic ball. Along the way, you’ll need to best bad guys in 1v1s, compete in a range of different sports (with your soccer ball, of course), and sometimes use your brain just as much as your balls
In a world that has long forgotten The Beautiful Game, can you remind them why soccer is top of the table, and best the most formidable teams, including the local toddlers and a group of sharks?
-Drop your soccer ball and play anywhere! The world is full of goals, puzzles and secrets – it’s up to you to find them!
-Play a single-player story full of quirky characters, quests, rogue refs and wacky soccer-adjacent sports
-Build your soccer career and do battle against the fiercest soccer teams like literal sharks, toddlers, old-age pensioners and ninjas
-Save soccer and restore peace and harmony to the world
-Grab a friend for a four-player local multiplayer match mode with a full roster of teams and animal captains
Yes, Soccer Story has multiplayer matches too!
Grab up to 3 friends, and convince them that soccer is the ultimate sport by challenging them to local multiplayer matches!
With a whole host of teams and captains to choose from, find your personal playstyle and hold your own tournaments at home across the many pitches, from home matches at Soccertown to the vast Soccer Inc Stadium!
Get a look at the gameplay for Soccer Story on Switch below.
Soccer Story is live on the Switch eShop. Note that English is the only supported language.