Picross S9 Announced for Switch, Includes New ‘Rewind Puzzle’ Feature

    The definitive edition of Picross brings a ninth installment.

    Jupiter announced illustration puzzle game Picross S9 comes to Nintendo Switch on April 27 worldwide for $9.99. The new puzzle game contains bonuses for players of previous Picross titles on Nintendo Switch alongside new content and features. 

    Picross S9 features a grand total of 485 puzzles to complete. Players with link play data from Picross S4, Picross S5, and Picross S6 may unlock an additional three Extra puzzles to complete. This brings the total of Extra puzzles to eight since five are already available in the base game. Further, the new Picross title includes touch screen support, four-player multiplayer support, detailed tutorials, customization features, and the new Rewind Puzzle feature.

    Here’s an overview of Picross S9 via Jupiter’s official website:

    About Picross S9

    The ninth Picross S series is the definitive edition of the hit illustration puzzle game! Now even more convenient and user friendly! 

    Four fun-to-play Picross modes and extras

    Play classic Picross, as well as Mega Picross featuring Mega Numbers, Color Picross featuring colored hint numbers, Clip Picross where you complete stories, and bonus Extra content featuring large puzzles.

    There are 300 Picross and Mega Picross puzzles, 150 Clip Picross piece puzzles, 30 Color Picross puzzles, and 5 Extra puzzles, a grand total of 485 puzzles!

    Link play data from Picross S4, Picross S5, and Picross S6 to unlock three Extra puzzles.

    A variety of features create a user friendly play environment

    Supports touch screen as well as button controls.

    Up to four players can play simultaneously.

    There are detailed tutorials and convenient assist functions so that even newcomers can start playing right away.

    Try out a variety of optional features to customize your play environment to your liking.

    New functions in Picross S9

    This release includes the new “Rewind Puzzle” feature.

    It’s a handy feature for when you notice inconsistencies while you’re solving a puzzle.

    Announcement Trailer

    Soul Kiwami
    Soul Kiwami
    Raul Ochoa, a.k.a. Soul Kiwami, is the Deputy Editor in Chief of Final Weapon and a News Writer at Game Rant. With a passion for the Japanese gaming industry, Raul is a huge fan of Nintendo Switch, PC hardware, JRPGs and fighting/action games. business email: [email protected]

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