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Pikmin 3 is coming to Nintendo Switch in October with all DLC and a new co-op mode

This deluxe version available in time for Halloween

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Pikmin 3, originally released for Wii U in 2013, is coming to Nintendo Switch on Oct. 30. Titled Pikmin 3 Deluxe, the $59.99 game will include options for cooperative play and all previous downloadable content, Nintendo announced on Wednesday.

As in previous iterations of the franchise, players take control of a whole bushel of tiny critters and help them to navigate a series of puzzles. The game includes plenty of (comparatively) oversized monsters and multiple themed biomes including Distant Tundra, Twilight River, and Garden of Hope.

Nintendo also detailed a few new additions to this release, including the ability to play the entire narrative campaign in cooperative mode. There are also new difficulty settings, enhanced targeting, and a new hints system.

The original game was well-received by critics and players alike. At the time, Polygon scored the game an 8, calling it “astoundingly fresh.”

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