LOS ANGELES (March 18, 2021) – During the SQUARE ENIX® PRESENTS digital-direct event, SQUARE ENIX today unveiled the latest trailer for the upcoming 3D platformer, BALAN WONDERWORLD™, showcasing more of the mysterious musical adventure players can embark on starting March 26, 2021.
The new trailer offers players a look at BALAN WONDERWORLD, highlighting the magical and whimsical land of Wonderworld through the stars of the game, Leo and Emma. With the help of the enigmatic maestro Balan, players must help restore balance to the hearts of twelve troubled souls by clearing out the Negati, physical manifestations of worry and other negative emotions. To accomplish this, players will jump, climb, fly, smash and more, as they explore a multitude of unique areas, collecting over 80 unique costumes that bestow special powers to assist them along the way.
The trailer also shows off the game’s cooperative multiplayer feature, where two players can explore the game in local co-op, using creativity to overcome challenges by working together to find ideal combinations of costumes and use their abilities together to defeat enemies and save the day.
Check out the recent blog for the BALAN WONDERWORLD development team’s take on the game’s themes, and an inside look at what’s in store for players: https://square-enix-games.com/en_US/news/balan-wonderworld-themes
BALAN WONDERWORLD is rated E10+ by the ESRB and will release March 26, 2021 on PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, Nintendo Switch™, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One and Steam®. The game is available to pre-order here: https://balanwonderworld.square-enix-games.com/. Physical copies of the game also include a collectible Balan Theatre ticket, while supplies last.
BALAN WONDERWORLD Website: www.balanwonderworld.com
About BALAN WONDERWORLD
BALAN WONDERWORLD is a wondrous action-platformer game themed around the mysterious Balan theatre; home to a enigmatic maestro named Balan. The stars of the show will use special abilities from a multitude of characterful costumes as they adventure in the bizarre and imaginary land of Wonderworld. Here memories and vistas from the real-world mix with the things that people hold dear. Twelve different tales await our stars in Wonderworld, each with their own unique quirks. Players will explore all corners of these labyrinthine stages, battling Negati and playing mini-games that are hidden along the way, to get to the heart of each touching story.
BALAN COMPANY brings together talented videogame developers, visual artists, and composers to tell the greatest stories and provide the ultimate platformer experiences.
BALAN WONDERWORLD will be available on Xbox One and Xbox Series X with support for Smart Delivery, PlayStation®5 console, PlayStation®4 console, Nintendo Switch™, and PC (STEAM®) on March 26, 2021. For more information, visit: www.balanwonderworld.com.
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