The new release date for Yo-Kai Watch 4 is June 20 and it will be released for the Nintendo Switch only. According to Level-5, the reason for the delay is to further increase the game’s quality.
Here’s an overview of the game, via the game’s official website:
Four worlds cross over in Yo-kai Watch 4.
The world in which Yo-kai Watch series protagonist Keita lives alongside yo-kai. Featuring Keita Amano, Whisper, Jibanyan, and more.
One day, Keita receives a strange key from the Crank-a-Kai at the Omori Shrine. When Keita arrives at the strange “door” he is guided to, he steps through it to a world 30 years in the future…
A world set 30 years after Keita’s. Here, his daughter Natsume and her friends solve the mysterious incidents occurring around town as members of the Yo-kai Detective Team. Featuring Natusme Amano, Junior, Jibanyan (Lightside), and more.
Keita appears in Natsume’s world through a mysterious door.
The world from Yo-kai Watch the Movie: Forever Friends. Featuring Shin Shimomachi, Nekomata, Suu-san, and more.
Freely explore 1960s era Sakura Old Town. Feel the cold temperature as snow falls just like in the movie.
A luxurious, gorgeous, and slightly mysterious world that unfolds before the player’s eyes. What kind of adventure awaits? Featuring Enma Daiou and more.
- New Battle System – Read our previous coverage for details.
- Evolved Graphics – Full 3D graphics on Switch. Explore towns with depth while controlling characters that move as if they are in an anime.
- Various Characters and Yo-kai – All sorts of characters and yo-kai appear in each world.
- Change Characters – Switch between the controlled character as you play. By switching between characters, your location and available Yo-kai Watch will change. Control multiple characters, including Natsume, Touma, and Keita. Read about the Naviwolf system here.