Yo-Kai Watch 4 for Nintendo Switch Releasing in Winter 2018 in Japan; Gets New Screenshot and Art

Level-5 revealed the first screenshot and some artwork of Yo-Kai Watch 4, which will release in Japan for Nintendo Switch this winter.

By Giuseppe Nelva

July 14, 2018

Today Level-5 announced a Japanese release window for its upcoming JRPG Yo-Kai Watch 4.

The game will launch on the local shelves in winter 2018, exclusively for Nintendo Switch.

Interestingly, the player will be able to explore three different worlds set in three time periods. The first is, of course, the main timeline in which protagonist Keita lives. The second world (Shadowside) is set thirty years after, featuring Keita’s daughter Natsume. The third world goes back to the past (in the sixties) and is the setting of the upcoming movie Yo-Kai Watch: Forever Friends, featuring its protagonist Shin.

To accompany the announcement, we got a screenshots showing the brand new visuals created for the Switch, key artwork showcasing the concept of the doors between the worlds, and character art showing the protagonists and their yokai friends.

You can check out the images below. In other Yo-Kai Watch news, recently Level-5 launched Yo-Kai Watch World in Japan, bringing the series to mobile devices.


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Giuseppe Nelva

Hailing from sunny (not as much as people think) Italy and long standing gamer since the age of Mattel Intellivision and Sinclair ZX Spectrum. Definitely a multi-platform gamer, he still holds the old dear PC nearest to his heart, while not disregarding any console on the market. RPGs (of any nationality) and MMORPGs are his daily bread, but he enjoys almost every other genre, prominently racing simulators, action and sandbox games. He is also one of the few surviving fans of the flight simulator genre on Earth.

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