Freedom Planet 2 Coming Out on April 4 to Consoles

Are you ready to save Avalice? XSEED Games

XSEED Games announced that its upcoming Freedom Planet 2 is launching in North America on April 4. Developed by GalaxyTrail, this high-speed platforming adventure is going to be available digitally for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and the Nintendo Switch.

Digital pre-order is now open on the eShop for the Switch at 10% off the MSRP of $24.99. This discount is set to continue for one week after launch on all console platforms. The PlayStation release of the game meanwhile is planned to be sold in a bundle with both PS4 and PS5 versions of the game included. The Xbox release meanwhile features Smart Delivery which allow players on both sets of platforms to play the optimal version on either console.

A part of this announcement, a new video has been released which showcases the four playable heroines as they race across the different levels of the high-speed pixel platforming that is the signature of the series. The game has players try to save Avalice from the ancient water dragon Merga, who also has plans to destroy the moon.

Still on the video, it also gives us a look into the new "Boss Rush" mode, which has long been requested by a lot of players. These new challenges can be access through the in-game Battlesphere, which brings the total number of challenges and modes available for players up to 20. The new mode also features two divisions with 17 deadly bosses each for Lilac, Carol, Milla, or Neera, to challenge in a marathon of speed and skill. Players who can win both boss divisions get to unlock access to a special in-game VIP room with Easter eggs for dedicated Freedom Planet fans.

You can watch the video below:

The game is the long-awaited sequel to Freedom Planet and brings players back to the vibrant world of Avalice and join the fight against an ancient threat. It's set years after the events of the original game. The three heroines have managed to refine their signature abilities and thus making them even more formidable than ever before.

Players can take advantage of Lilac's speed with the use of Dragon Boost. Carol meanwhile can reach new heights with her Jump Disc. Then there's Milla, wo's excellent for those who prefer a measured approach, especially with here shield. That's not all since players also get to meet a new character with Neera. She's one who doesn't want to be left out in the cold and not afraid to use her Frost Arts to punish her enemies.

Are you ready to return to Avalice and take on a new adventure?

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