Team17 and developer Playtonic Games officially released today the new E3 trailer for the upcoming 3D platforming adventure Yooka-Laylee. In addition, the game will be showcased for the first time at E3 2016 from June 14 to 16 in Los Angeles, California. You can check out the new E3 trailer, along with some new screenshots below. Click on the thumbnails in the gallery to see the full-size images.
The new game is from former Rare developers and stars the buddy duo of Yooka and Laylee. They use an arsenal of special moves to explore and expand the game’s 3D worlds, featuring collectibles to discover, secrets to unlock and a cast of quirky characters.
Speaking on the new material released today, Playtonic Creative Director Gavin Price stated the following:
“We are really excited to release today the E3 trailer for Yooka-Laylee and confirm our presence in Los Angeles where we will showcase the game for the first time to the media and influencers. After a lot of soul searching and knowing through dialogue with our fans that they value quality and polish above all, we’ve made the difficult decision to lock the release ofYooka-Laylee to Q1 2017. While we felt confident we could ship the game in October as originally planned, the team has decided that it would like to add a few extra months’ polish to our schedule. Ultimately, this will allow us to release a better game to the thousands of fans who’ve supported us throughout development. We’re sure some will be disappointed by the prospect of a few extra months’ wait, however the Playtonic team is confident that we’ve made the right decision for the game and that you’ll be pleased with the results when the game arrives early next year.”
According to Playtonic, Yooka-Laylee has been given a firm release window of first quarter 2017 for Windows PC and consoles. The final release date will be revealed later on.
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