Pikmin 3 will arrive on the Wii U on August 4th. The highly anticipated title will be available at traditional retailers, or can alternatively be downloaded on the Nintendo eShop on day one. Alongside the confirmed release date, Nintendo also showcased a new flying Pikmin at today’s Nintendo Direct presentation.
Head to around the 21:00 minute mark on the video above to hear more about the new features of Pikmin 3 from Nintendo’s President, Satoru Iwata.
Pikmin 3 is a fully reimagined, mass-action strategy title from the critically acclaimed Pikmin series. Players will discover a beautiful world filled with strange creatures and take command of a swarm of ant-like Pikmin trying to survive. Look for Pikmin 3 on August 4th.