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A new update is on the way for ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove, HumaNature Studios has announced. Version 1.5 will add Extreme and Endless modes.

Here’s the full rundown on both:

New information on ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove’s next patch has been provided. Along with support for 3-4-player local multiplayer, a bunch of balance updates are planned.

Here’s the full rundown from the team:

HumaNature Studios has provided details on the 1.3.0 update for ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove, which will be coming to Switch in the near future. It’ll include improvements, European Spanish support, and more. The team is also promising to further optimize the Switch version.

Here’s the full notice from HumaNature:

HumaNature Studios has offered up new sales data for ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove. The game has sold the most on Switch so far at 25,000 units, followed by 12,000 copies on Steam and PlayStation 4 each, and another 5,500 units on Xbox One. Between physical and digital, the total amount sits at around 53,000 copies sold between pre-sales and launch.

HumaNature Studios says it needs to sell roughly 150,000 units lifetime in order to break even. The developer believes it’s “a great start and we think if we can keep momentum rocking”.

ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove launches on the Switch eShop today, with a physical version from Limited Run Games to follow later. Have a look at the game’s launch trailer below.

HumaNature Studios announced today that actor and musician Macaulay Culkin was brought on as an executive producer for ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove. Culkin and his team at Bunny Ears Games provided “crucial input to ensure the game is a hella good time” with their “wry wit and penchant for satire”. Culkin also “knew exactly what would – and wouldn’t – appeal to the thousands of Kickstarter backers that funded the sequel.”

ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove is just a couple of days off, as we’ll be seeing it on March 1. A launch is planned on the Switch eShop.

Source: HumaNature Studios PR

We have a new look at ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove running on Switch with close to 15 minutes of footage. Check out the gameplay below.

Update: HumaNature Studios has set a final date of March 1. We’ve also added in a trailer below.


Original: ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove has been hit by another delay. After it was most recently slated for this fall, the game has been pushed back to early 2019.

Director Greg Johnson shared the following today:

ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove still doesn’t have a release date. However, there is one thing we do know: there will be a physical version.

Limited Run announced the physical release today. Fans at PAX West can celebrate the news by picking up a commemorative Genesis case.

ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove launches later this year.

We finally have an update on ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove, which was delayed several months ago. HumaNature Studios has announced a planned fall launch for the game.

HumaNature Studios has also decided to part ways with publisher Adult Swim Games under mutual terms. Instead, the developer will be self-publishing. ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove is nearly ready for certification on Switch, so it isn’t too far off.