Team17 and Playtonics Games have released a trailer today showing off the local multiplayer aspect of Yooka-Laylee, featuring 8 multiplayer arcade games which can be found in dated dino Rextro’s Arcade. Players will be able to play these modes solo in a leaderboard mode, or couch co-op up to 4 players. Check out the trailer below!
“Compete in the Glaciators brawler arena to collect the most quills, race to the finish line in Kartos Karting, fight for the flag in Blag the Flag, blast away the enemies in shoot-em-up Gun-let Run and traverse both Jobstacle Course and Hurdle Hijinx, plus more! These are just some of the exciting games you can expect to find in Rextro’s Arcade.
Word has it that those who are able to find and collect the special play coins within Yooka-Laylee’s extensive single player campaign will even be able to power up the arcade cabinets located within the mysterious book worlds for a chance to win some sought-after pagies!”
As well as the multplayer a second player can join in on the campaign as a “co-star” where they will take control of the Bee Team, and will able to “grab quills and collect and store butterflies for when Yooka and Laylee are really in need of health or energy boost.” They’ll also be able to help the player traverse tricky obstacles by stopping traps.
Yooka-Laylee launches on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC, Mac and Linux on the 11th April 2017 and is available to pre-order digitally now via the Xbox Store, PlayStation Store, Steam and GOG. A boxed version is also available for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One from select retailers.