The Australian and New Zealand release date of Level-5’s 3DS RPG exclusive, Yo-kai Watch has been up to december, Nintendo has announced. Yo-kai Watch was previously scheduled for an early 2016 release, but has no bumped up to December 5, 2015.
“We’re happy to announce that YO-KAI WATCH will be coming to #3DS on December 5 in Australia and New Zealand! Previously announced as coming 2016, it will be joined by animated series and exciting toy-line on the way! “ Nintendo Australia wrote on a series of tweets.
Yo-kai Watch has taken Japan by storm with the anime, video game and merchandising being top sellers in the land of the rising sun. The success of the franchise is very similar to Pokemon. Nintendo is hoping to replicate the same success of Yo-kai in Japan to the west.
The title has similar gameplay to the Pokemon series with a particular focus in obtaining and raising your own Yo-kai (Japanese spirits).
Yo-kai Watch will be releasing in North America on November 6 and early 2016 in Europe. For all the latest news of Yo-kai Watch, stay tuned at Nintendo News Fix.