Developer Jupiter has unveiled an eighth mainline instalment for its mighty Picross puzzle sequence on Change, its large new addition being multiplayer help for as much as 4 participant when it launches subsequent week. Moreover, multiplayer and touchscreen help are reportedly being added to all earlier Change instalments on the similar time.
Picross S8, as this latest entry is understood, follows the identical acquainted formulation as its predecessors – every stage requiring gamers to finish an image on a grid by fixing numerical clues indicating which squares have to be stuffed in – however provides a little bit of spice to proceedings by letting 4 gamers put their heads collectively to deal with every problem.
In keeping with the official Picross website, it is native multiplayer solely (the trailer suggests there is a score-based element regardless of everybody working co-operatively to finish the identical puzzle), and every participant will want their very own controller to take part.
In complete, Picross S8 will function 485 new phases: 300 Picross and Mega Picross puzzles, 150 Clip Picross puzzles, 30 Color Picross puzzles, and 5 Additional puzzles. Three extra Additional puzzles may even unlock for house owners of Picross S4, Picross S5, and Picross S6.
Picross S8 involves the Change eShop subsequent Thursday, twenty ninth September, the place it’s going to value £8.99/€9.99/$8.99 USD. Nintendo Life reports its launch might be accompanied by an replace for all earlier Change instalments of the sequence, including the identical multiplayer and touchscreen help seen in Picross S8.