- Number of Players
- 1 (Single Player)
- Release Date
- 20th Oct 2022, $59.99
- 20th Oct 2022, £49.99
- 1st Dec 2022
- Official Site
- Addons / DLC
- Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope DLC 2: The Last Spark Hunter
- Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope DLC 3: Rayman in the Phantom Show
We promise the Rabbids’ antics aren’t too annoying
Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle came about like a fever dream in 2017. Nintendo lending Ubisoft its poster child franchise? A Rabbid dressing up as Princess Peach? Mario wielding a gun? Madness. More surprising still, it turned out to be a ridiculously good strategy game – one of the best on...
Rayman is raving
2017’s Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle had one of the best DLCs we’ve ever seen a game starring Mario receive. The Donkey Kong Adventure story expansion saw Donkey Kong and Rabbid Cranky team up with Rabbid Peach to take on tons of reworked enemies and tons of tight, tactical challenges. It proved Ubisoft knew how to make a...
Not enough reason to spend more time with Rabbids
To the surprise of pretty much everyone, the original Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle became one of the best tactics games on the Nintendo Switch. We loved its tight, puzzle-like missions and vibrant world that somehow presented Ubisoft’s Rabbids as less-than-annoying – even, dare we say,...
Standard, Gold and Cosmic Editions
Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope is now available for Nintendo Switch – you can check out our full review if you'd like to learn more – and plenty of options are available for you to buy at retail. We're keeping track of all the best deals and cheapest prices for the game, as well as its Gold and Cosmic...
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He wants to "bring Rayman back to the glory he deserves"
Ahead of the launch of the Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope - Rayman in the Phantom Show DLC next week, the game's creative director Davide Soliani has shared a rather interesting message with the game's fanbase. He starts out talking about how Rayman was the first game he worked on at Ubisoft...
"We know that we achieved what we wanted with this sequel"
Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope came to the Switch last year and was generally well received by all those who played it. It's true, the game did not get off to the best of starts as far as sales numbers go (Ubisoft's CEO later confessed that the game might have been better suited to
Nintendo and Ubisoft have revealed the trailer for the upcoming Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope DLC expansion: Rayman in the Phantom Show. He looks great, doesn't he? Well, the good news is you won't have to wait too long to reunite with the iconic platforming character, as the third DLC pack will launch later this month on August 30th,...
Fenyx Sinking, right..? Hello..?
Ubisoft's surprisingly great open-world adventure Immortals: Fenyx Rising launched on the Switch back in 2020, but it appears that plans for a sequel have been shelved. According to VGC, numerous development sources have confirmed that while the game was in early development over at Ubisoft Quebec, it was cancelled...
Mario RPG! Mario Wonder! Mario Kart (sorta)!
The second full-fat Nintendo Direct presentation of 2023 is over. It was a relatively slow starter, but things soon picked up and we ended up with over 30 announcements in 40 minutes, with fan-favourite series making comebacks on Switch and plenty of Mario — some expected Mario Kart DLC, a rumoured SNES...
It looks sparkin' great
Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope's second DLC is out right now on Nintendo Switch, today's Nintendo Direct revealed. The Last Spark Hunter is set in the Melodic Gardens, a gorgeous musical-themed locale with brand-new enemies, maps, and missions to complete. Mario and the Rabbids will be taking on The Last Spark Hunter and her...
"We will update it for the new machine"
We were a bit heartbroken to hear that Ubisoft was "disappointed" in sales for Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope, though it's fair to say the developer had a bit of a rough 2022 all around. Now, in an interview with GamesIndustry.biz (via
Some promotional artwork, too
After another teaser for Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope - The Last Spark Hunter at Ubisoft Forward last week, new details have surfaced about this second DLC update. This has been posted via a message on the official Switch news channel. It mentions how Mario and the Rabbids will be tasked with saving the Melodic...
At the Ubisoft Forward presentation earlier before, the company provided Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope another update about the game's final DLC. It reconfirmed it would be arriving later this year. In addition to this, there was a short cinematic showing Rayman meeting the Mario Rabbids. You can see this brief scene play out at...
"8 years writing music for Mario is at an end"
Legendary video game composer Grant Kirkhope, known for hits like GoldenEye 007 and Donkey Kong 64, appears to have completed his work on Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope. In a brief message on social media at the start of this month, Kirkhope mentioned how he thought his time writing music for Mario was...
Team up 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. Explore planets throughout the galaxy as you uncover mysterious secrets and compelling quests!
- Build your dream team with three heroes from an eclectic roster of nine.
- Take down all new bosses, along with some familiar enemies throughout the galaxy.
- Rescue the adorable Sparks throughout the galaxy, who provide distinct powers that will help you in battle.
- Unleash your heroes' skills but be strategic as you dash your enemies, team jump on your allies, and hide behind covers.