Pikmin 3 Deluxe Edition: Release Date, Trailer, Pre-Order, DLC, Multiplayer, What's New, Side-Story Missions, Price And Everything We Know

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Pikmin 3 Deluxe is officially coming to the Nintendo Switch.

Olimar returns with his friends for one more outing in this 2013 classic. The Pikmin 2 sequel originally released on Wii U and is now being remastered for Nintendo's newest console.

Rumours and leaks first appeared in May and Nintendo have officially confirmed its existence.

Here's everything we know about Pikmin 3 Deluxe on Nintendo Switch.

Release Date

Pikmin 3 is coming to Nintendo Switch consoles on the 30th October 2020.

The game will not release on any other platform.


What Is Pikmin 3?

Three brave explorers land on planet PNF-404 on a mission to find food for their starving home planet.

After a crash landing, these explorers must work with Pikmin to reunite and complete their mission.

Command a capable crop of tiny creatures and explore a hostile planet in this exciting blend of action and strategy.

Use each Pikmin type's unique skills to overcome obstacles and open up a diverse world around you. Seek out valuable items, solve puzzles and overcome powerful creatures in a richly detailed world full of surprises!

What's New?

Whether you’ve played Pikmin 3 on Wii U or it’s your first venture on planet “PNF-404”, Pikmin 3 Deluxe comes packed with exciting new modes and features:

  • 2P co-op: Journey through the main story in two player co-op* on the same console!
  • New adventures: Go it alone or team up with a friend to take on brand new prologue and epilogue stories starring Pikmin and Pikmin 2 heroes Olimar and Louie!
  • Quality of life improvements: Expand your exploration with an enhanced lock-on targeting system, enemy balancing changes, multiple difficulty modes, optional hints and more.
  • Piklopedia: Unlock profile entries for each character and find out their unique perspectives on each creature you discover.


Squad up and explore with a friend in Story or Mission mode, or go head-to-head in Bingo Battle.

Get competitive with another player in Bingo Battle.

Complete unique challenges alone or cooperatively in Mission Mode.

The game also includes online leaderboards for Mission mode.


Take on new side-story missions featuring Olimar and Louie, plus all the DLC from the Wii U version from the original release.

Pre-Order & Price

Play right away at midnight on October 30th and receive up to £2.50 worth of Gold Points when you pre-order Pikmin 3 Deluxe from Nintendo eShop or via the game page.

The game costs £49.99.

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