Pikmin 1 & Pikmin 2 Releasing for Nintendo Switch Today

    At the June 21 Nintendo Direct, it was announced that both Pikmin 1 and Pikmin 2 would be headed to the Nintendo Switch! These titles will be released digitally on the eShop later today!

    Pikmin 1 & 2 Headed to Nintendo Switch

    You can download these brand new Nintendo Switch titles later today through the Nintendo eShop. These remastered HD titles will be available separately or together as a bundle. A Physical edition of the bundle will be available on September 22. Read more information about the titles below, straight from Nintendo’s press release:

    HD versions of the first two Pikmin games, originally released on the Nintendo GameCube system, will launch in Nintendo eShop and in the My Nintendo Store on later today. The games will be available individually or in a digital bundle that contains both games at a discounted price. A physical version that includes both games will also be available on Sept. 22. With the inclusion of these two games on Nintendo Switch, all four main games in the Pikmin series – Pikmin 1Pikmin 2Pikmin 3 and, as of July 21, Pikmin 4 – will be playable on one system.

    Pikmin 4 Out This July

    Of course, Pikmin 4 will release just next month. You can learn more about the title below, straight from its eShop page:

    Meet Pikmin, small, plantlike creatures you can grow, pluck, guide, and send into battle with enemies multiple times their size! These loyal, curious helpers come in different types, including fire-resistant Red Pikmin and brand-new Ice Pikmin. The fate of your Pikmin is yours to decide—will you carefully avoid danger or rush into situations despite potential…losses?

    Create your own explorer and navigate a big planet from a pint-sized perspective

    Customize your look then embark on a journey to find and rescue fellow explorers. Traverse a world that seems larger than life as you see everyday objects like plants, benches, and pots tower over your explorer and Pikmin.

    You get a space dog, too! Oatchi (pronounced oat-chee), resident good boy and dependable partner, can help with things like smashing obstacles and carrying you and your Pikmin throughout your adventure. With the miniscule Pikmin and a capable canine in tow, no challenge is too big!

    Noah Hunter
    Noah Hunter
    Noah is Final Weapon’s Editor-in-Chief. He co-founded the website in June 2019 and has been writing for it ever since. In total, he has over five years of writing experience across many publications, including IGN Entertainment. His favorite series include Xeno and Final Fantasy.

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