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Yo-kai Watch 2 Comes To Europe In April

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The European release date for Yo-kai Watch 2: Bony Spirits and Fleshy Souls has finally been announced. People will be able to pick up the Nintendo 3DS JRPG on April 7, 2017

Yo-kai Watch 2 first came out in Japan in July 2014, before a North American launch in September of last year. According to Nintendo, the original Yo-kai Watch sold faster in Europe than it did in Japan.

Here’s a full overview of the game, via Nintendo:

Find, Befriend, and Battle More Than 350 Yo-kai in an All-New Adventure!

Watch out! The strangely charming troublemakers, Yo-kai, are back for an all-new adventure! Find, befriend, and battle more than 350 new and returning Yo-kai. Hop on a train to seek out new towns and new Yo-kai. Teaming up with the heroic cat, Hovernyan, travel back in time to save Springdale, and witness the origin of the Yo-kai Watch!

Features

  • Embark on an all-new adventure in Springdale with more than 350 new and returning Yo-kai to discover and befriend—each with a unique look, personality, and Soultimate Moves.
  • Assemble your team of six Yo-kai on your Yo-kai Watch to battle trouble-making Yo-kai, solve people’s problems, and end a civil war between competing Yo-kai factions.
  • Touchscreen-based batle actions initiate powerful Soultimate Moves, purify inspirited YO-kai, and heal your Yo-kai.
  • Ride trains to new surrounding areas, such as the countryside village Harrisville and seaside town of San Fantastico.
  • Travel back in time to discover the origin of the Yo-kai Watch and meet Classic Yo-kai from 60 years ago, while you ensure the Yo-kai Watch Model Zero is created and your timeline is preserved.
  • Team up with up to four players in an all-new action-based local multiplayer mode (additional games and systems required for multiplayer mode. Sold separately.)
  • For the first time, challenge your friend’s team over the Internet in addition to local wireless in two-player multiplayer battles.
  • Get one of three special Yo-kai (Buchinyan, Noko, or Komasan) by using data from the original Yo-kai Watch game.
  • Will launch with two versions—Yo-kai Watch 2: Bony Spirits and Yo-kai Watch 2: Fleshy Souls—each featuring Yo-kai that can only be befriended in their respective games.
  • Collect, detect, and connect real-world Yo-kai Watch Yo-Motion medals (each sold separately, available late 2016) for use with the Hasbro-produced Yo-kai Watch Model Zero watch (each sold separately, available late 2016), and scan the codes on the back of the medals to get in-game content, like new Yo-kai, items, or other bonuses.
  • In addition to the games, Disney XD has acquired a second season of the Yo-kai Watch animated TV show, which will premiere this summer.

 

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