One of the biggest rumors leading up to the reveal of the Switch was that the Rabbids would be invading the Mushroom Kingdom in a Mario x Rabbids crossover. While this did not come to fruition at launch, the rumors continued to persist. Today, Nintendo World Report broke the story that the game is real, and is titled Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle!
The title was supposed to be a big E3 surprise announcement – oops – and would release this Summer, either in August or September.
Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle is a turn-based action RPG that mixes 35% exploration with 65% combat. Each world is to be a crazy Rabbids take on a traditional Mario world. The combat is described to be tactical, and character scan wield weapons. Yes, Mario can take on a gun!
There are to be eight playable characters: Mario, Luigi, Peach, Yoshi, and Rabbids in costumes inspired by each of the characters.
We look forward to the official announcement of the game and providing you with all of the details as they officially release!