The party game remake Dokapon Kingdom: Connect has revealed a new English trailer confirming that it will be launching for the Nintendo Switch in North America and Europe on May 9, 2023.
First announced in January, Dokapon Kingdom: Connect is a remake of the PlayStation 2 title from 2007. A board game and RPG hybrid, the game has players exploring the world to hoard the most money among the other players on the board. Beat monsters, change jobs and get into all manners of weird hijinks, and even mess up your friends in this no-holds-barred battle of fun!
▍ Dokapon Kingdom: Connect New Features
Additionally, the official website for the title has since updated itself to include some sneak peeks into what adventurers can expect before inevitably fighting against each other to be the very best and win the hands of the princess.
■ New Autosave Function
Auto-save will save your progress automatically every week. Play to your heart’s content! The game can also be manually saved and quit at any time, just like in offline mode, making long-term story modes possible even online.
■ Online Suite
If anyone in your party disconnects from a match, all remaining players will automatically be regrouped into a new lobby for all participants! Create rooms for up to 4 players and set specific rules and passcodes to hook up with friends!
■ Swap to the CPU at anytime
If you’re ever in a situation where you have to leave, but others still want to keep going, you can tap out and pass the controls to a COM to finish your game for you. Once you exit, the COM player will automatically play as you.
▍Dokapon Kingdom: Connect Gameplay
Dokapon Kingdom: Connect features various game modes that have different winning conditions that up the ante. Players can enjoy three different modes to compete!
■ Story Mode
In this mode, you will travel around the Dokapon Kingdom, clearing various challenges along the way. Follow the story and become the champion of the realms and take the princess’s hand in marriage!
■ Normal Mode
In this mode, you choose how many weeks you’d like to play, and whoever has the most money at the end wins!
■ Battle Royale
In Battle Royale, you choose from three types of races. Choose from a variety of objectives to compete with others!
- Town Race – First to liberate a certain town is the winner. The town that must be liberated will change every time!
- Kill Race – Whoever defeats the other players a certain number of times wins!
- Shopping Race – Whoever is first to bring the specified item back to Dokapon Castle wins the match!