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Level-5 has set a release date for the first major update for Yo-kai Watch Jam: Yo-kai Academy Y – Waiwai Gakuen Seikatsu. DLC 1: Here Comes Elze Multiplayer, which will be entirely free, is slated for September 30 in Japan.

Players can expect the addition of online multiplayer, new story episodes, dungeons, playable characters, and more including Jet Boots and loot boxes.

In the future, Level-5 will unlock the character level cap, and add equipment, skills, and the “Extreme” difficulty mode. The company is also planning a new multiplayer mode called “Be the Character”.

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Inazuma Eleven: Great Road of Heroes doesn’t appear to be any closer than when the game was first announced in 2016 as Inazuma Eleven Ares. On Twitter, Level-5 president Akihiro Hino said the company is prioritizing the development of Yo-kai Watch Jam – Yo-kai Academy Y: Waiwai Gakuen Seikatsu instead.

Hino’s full words, as translated by Siliconera:

Level-5 has readied a commercial to promote the first free update for Yo-kai Watch Jam: Yo-kai Academy Y – Waiwai Gakuen Seikatsu.

DLC 1: Elze Blasts In Multiplayer is adding online multiplayer, story elements, new playable characters, and more. Additional information will be shared during the Level-5 TGS 2020 Special Meeting on September 26.

Here’s the advert:

Level-5 today unveiled its lineup for Tokyo Game Show 2020 Online. Thus far, notable titles include Megaton Musashi and Yo-kai Watch Jam: Yo-kai Academy Y – Waiwai Gakuen Seikatsu.

Here’s the full lineup:

Level-5 is now offering a demo for Yo-kai Watch Jam: Yo-kai Academy Y – Waiwai Gakuen Seikatsu on Switch. For a look at some footage, check out the video below.

Yo-kai Watch Jam: Yo-kai Academy Y – Waiwai Gakuen Seikatsu launches for Switch via the Japanese eShop on August 13.

A demo for Yo-kai Watch Jam: Yo-kai Academy Y – Waiwai Gakuen Seikatsu will be released for Switch via the Japanese eShop on August 3. Players will be able to experience early parts of the game, though saving is not supported.

Here’s a trailer:

Level-5 has put out a third trailer for its Japanese Switch game Yo-kai Watch Jam: Yo-kai Academy Y – Waiwai Gakuen Seikatsu. View it below.

Yo-kai Watch Jam: Yo-kai Academy Y – Waiwai Gakuen Seikatsu launches for Switch in Japan on August 13.

Level-5 has released another video trailer for Yo-kai Watch Jam: Yo-kai Academy Y – Waiwai Gakuen Seikatsu, this one providing a good overview of the game. The minute and a half video gives glimpses of battles, story segments, multiple characters, and side activities such as a soccer game. 

Check out the full video below.

Yo-kai Watch Jam: Yo-kai Academy Y – Waiwai Gakuen Seikatsu releases for Switch August 13, 2020 in Japan.

Level-5 has shared a new trailer for Yo-kai Watch Jam: Yo-kai Academy Y – Waiwai Gakuen Seikatsu. Aside from giving a look at what the game has to offer, the video also contains the opening movie. View the trailer below.

Yo-kai Watch Jam: Yo-kai Academy Y – Waiwai Gakuen Seikatsu will be out for Switch in Japan on August 13.

Level-5 has announced the release of Professor Layton and the Unwound Future HD for Mobile (Lost Future for Europe and Australia). This is an HD remaster of the third game in the Professor Layton series that had originally released on the Nintendo DS in Japan in 2008. Check out an overview below.