If you were hoping for some more multiplayer action in the upcoming Switch release Mario + Rabbids Sparks of HopeWe’re sorry to say but there won’t be any options like this offered.
Talking to Copyright Minutes, producer Xavier Manzanares clarified how the team decided to focus exclusively on the “solo experience” in the new entry. As you may recall, the original game had co-op and Ubisoft patched in a mode versus in a free update.
So what is the reason behind this decision? According to Manzanares, during production, the team was worried about balance. Here is the full:
“We decided to focus on the solo experience in the middle of production. Because, in fact, as we brought things back from the original concept, we started to see how many elements it brought, and to balance that out, this improved system, we wanted to focus on focused his attention on the solo aspect. So that was really important to us, and we decided that that decision, to identify hazards, where we could go in many directions, but then it didn’t balance out at all. where and it’s a never ending game. So it was a decision we made during production. “
Nintendo’s official website list also note how this next Mario + Rabbids adventure is single player. Of course, given the fact that post-launch content has been confirmed, and considering how Ubisoft patched the mode compared to the original game, who knows what might happen in the future?
How do you feel about the developers removing the multiplayer feature in the new Mario + Rabbids…at least for now? Did you play co-op or duel in the original game? Please leave your thoughts below.