Yo-kai Watch 4++ Game Launches for PS4, Switch on December 5
posted on by Alex Mateo
Level 5 announced on Tuesday that its Yo-kai Watch 4: Bokura wa Onaji Sora o Miageteiru (We Look Up Toward the Same Sky) Nintendo Switch game will get an enhanced version titled Yo-kai Watch 4++ for the PlayStation 4 and Switch on December 5. The game will feature a new multiplayer mode, new areas, and new Yo-kai. Those who already have Yo-kai Watch 4: Bokura wa Onaji Sora o Miageteiru for Switch can purchase the additional content for their game.
The new multiplayer mode "Purapura Busters" allows up to four players to control Yo-kai and battle enemies together. The PS4 version features online play, and the Switch version supports both local and online communication. New areas include Dandanzaka (Blossom Heights in previous games) and Kamayude Jigoku (Boiling Pot Hell). Dandanzaka will feature the boss Yo-kai, Nobosetonman (Sproink). New Yo-kai include Saya/Makenki, О̄gama (Toadal Dude), Tsuchigumo (Arachnus), Robonyan 00 (pronounced double O), Becchan/Nuttara Beccha, Kukuri Hime, B Jibanyan, B Komasan, B Usapyon, Doyapon/Dо̄danuki, Shurakoma, Bushinyan (Shogunyan), Kakurenbо̄/Inai-inai-baa, Kezurin/Jinkotsu Kezuri, and Dame-boy/Zettai-guardman.
First-print copies of the physical version include a "Jibanyan & Jinpei Yo-kai Y Medal," and the digital version will include the rank S Yo-kai, Hyakki-hime (Damona).
The game "connects" the three "worlds" of original franchise protagonist Keita (Nate), Yo-kai Watch Shadowside: Oni-ō no Fukkatsu film protagonist and Keita's daughter Natsume, and the protagonist of the Yo-kai Watch: Forever Friends film Shin.