It's been five long years since Nintendo last released a game in the Luigi's Mansion series, and with fans who are starting to lose hope for another, it's news that a follow-up Nintendo Switch will hit in 2019 indeed welcome.
Announced with a trailer during a Nintendo Direct on September 13, the provisional name Luigi & # 39; s Mansion 3 will be released on Switch at a given time in 2019 – so far no official release date has been announced, but with a remake of the original Luigi & # 39; s Mansion will come to 3DS on 12 October.
No other details about the ghostly new installation of Luigi's flagship franchise have been released. However, the trailer shows how Luigi crawls through a haunted mansion with ghosts escaping behind cleaning products while fighting them with his faithful Poltergust 5000 (which is essentially a glorified vacuum cleaner).
Now that the first two games are focused on Luigi's attempts to save his brother Mario from the haunted house, we imagine that Mario is again in trouble, although details about the premise of the third installation have yet to be announced .
The latest Nintendo Direct broadcast is Luigi & # 39; s apparent death, where his soul seems to leave his body – so whether the new game will tackle this remains to be seen.
Fans of the second game, Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon will be happy to know that the mischievous little Polterpup is coming back, with the most chance of vandalism for a ghostly plumber.
Cut to the chase
- What is it? The third entry in the ghostly series of Nintendo
- When can I play it? 2019 – No official date has yet been published
- Where can I play it? Nintendo Switch
Luigi's Mansion 3: release date
All we know so far is that the game will be available on Switch in 2019, but if you can not wait that long, fear not – the original Luigi's Mansion will be re-released on 3DS on October 12, so you You can get ghost-busting skills to zero in preparation for the new episode.
The restored version of the Gamecube classic will have a fun new feature that lets you play in multiplayer, just like the second in the series.
Luigi & # 39; s Mansion 3: trailers
Although the 41-second long trailer does not give away much, it does give us a taste of the high-quality graphics and gameplay. View it below:
Luigi & # 39; s Mansion 3: rumors
With very little information offered by Nintendo during the stream on September 13, there is not much rumors at the moment. However, with the apparent death of Luigi being broadcast on the last Nintendo Direct, fans speculate that Luigi might be a ghost in this new incarnation … in any case, we can not wait to find out.
This is how Nintendo fans respond to the news:
I do not believe that Luigi is actually back from the dead. I think that's a body-double that will take its place and live a lie for the rest of its life, ala paul mccartney or avril lavigne https://t.co/fH436wNWnlSeptember 13, 2018
Luigi & # 39; s Mansion 3 looks good. pic.twitter.com/vz1i1d3XgJSeptember 13, 2018
Nintendo announces next year a new Luigi's Mansion 3 for Switch and I immediately have a new, most expected video game. #NintendoDirectSeptember 13, 2018
It seems that Nintendo has made a smart move and has welcomed its fans, but with very little details about the new game that is available, we will continue to update this story and make more announcements.