Sequel game originally launched for 3DS in 2016
Bandai Namco Entertainment America announced on Friday that it will release the Disney Magical World 2: Enchanted Edition game for Nintendo Switch on December 3. The company began streaming an announcement trailer for the game.
The life-simulation game features customizable avatars, Disney-themed mini-games, and characters from several Disney franchises. Bandai Namco Entertainment describes the game:
In Disney Magical World 2: Enchanted Edition, players will begin by creating their own in-game avatar and choosing from thousands of customization options to fully express themselves. Upon beginning their adventure, players will be greeted by Mickey Mouse and friends and settle into Castleton, where they will make their homes and meet colorful personalities. These new residents of Castleton will gradually become acquainted with their friendly neighbors and gain access to mysterious portals, which lead to new worlds with even more characters to befriend.
With six unique worlds to explore, Disney Magical World 2: Enchanted Edition boasts an array of vibrant locations that Disney fans will recognize, each home to plenty of fun activities and thematic mini-games. From interior decorating and managing a café to starring in Magical Dream parades and adventuring through dungeons, Disney Magical World 2: Enchanted Edition has an abundance of activities that everyone can enjoy.
The game will launch in Japan on December 2. Bandai Namco Entertainment announced the game on September 23.
The original Disney Magical World 2 game (titled Disney Magic Castle: My Happy Life 2 in Japan) launched for Nintendo 3DS in Japan in November 2015. The game then launched in the West in October 2016. h.a.n.d. developed the game with Bandai Namco Studios.
The first game, Disney Magical World (titled Disney Magic Castle: My Happy Life in Japan), shipped in Japan in August 2013. In North America, the game launched in April 2014 with a tie-in “Mickey Edition” 3DS XL console.
Sources: Email correspondence, Press release
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