Nintendo has listed the game Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope for Switch on its website a little ahead of time, ahead of the official reveal that will take place at the Ubisoft Forward presentation later at 16:00 GMT. The launch will be in 2022.

According to information on the game’s page, which has since been taken down, you’ll be able to play with Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach, Rabbid Peach, Rabbid Luigi, and their friends on a “galactic journey to defeat a malevolent entity and save your Spark companions.” ”.

There will be planets to be explored, full of secrets and missions. It will be possible to assemble your team with up to three characters. In addition, each saved Spark will grant you special powers that will help you in battles.

Check out the first images, the cinematic trailer and more details below:

In Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope, players will embark on a grand quest to restore order to the universe as Cursa, a mysterious and malevolent entity, warps the planets with its evil influence. Characters will explore incredible worlds and face enemies in innovative combat that combines turn-based tactics, real-time movement and the whimsy of your team of heroes. Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope will launch worldwide for Nintendo Switch in 2022.

Alongside Mario and Ubisoft’s crazy rabbits, players will face Cursa and his dangerous henchmen, who are causing chaos to different planets and their peculiar inhabitants while trying to consume all the energy of the Sparks, strange creatures formed by the fusion of Lumas and Rabbids .

In this adventure, gamers will travel and explore a wide variety of environments full of strange inhabitants with funny secrets. It will be necessary to defeat enemies along the way by taking control of the heroes, including working as a team, hiding behind objects and making the most of each turn in tactical and dynamic fights.

Players will create their dream teams of three Heroes from an eclectic roster of nine possible and face off against surprising bosses, familiar foes from the Mario universe, and exceptional Rabbid foes on their cosmic journey. There are dozens of Sparks scattered throughout the galaxy and one of the challenges will be to locate, rescue and add them to the adventure, each of which has a different power and personality that can be used by players to gain advantages in fighting. When this unlikely team combines their strengths with the immense energy of the Sparks, anything is possible, for better or worse!