Update [Sun 12th Jun, 2022 15:30 BST]: Atooi's owner Jools Watsham has provided a brief update (via Twitter), mentioning how Run Box Run will be coming soon to multiple platforms including the Switch.
He's also shared some new gameplay footage on YouTube:
"RUN BOX RUN is our new #COPG (Casual Online Party Game) that we're extremely excited about. It's coming to #NintendoSwitch, #Steam, and #AppStore soon in 2022. Check out the video below for some gameplay footage. #atooi #gamedev #online #multiplayer"
Original [Sat 2nd Apr, 2022 12:30 BST]: Mutant Mudds and Hatch Tales developer Atooi yesterday announced it would be releasing a brand new "casual online party game experience" for the Nintendo Switch. Don't worry, it's not an April Fools joke.
This game is officially titled Run Box Run and will launch at some point this year. Here's a brief rundown of what to expect along with some screenshots, courtesy of the PR:
- Global online matches with players
- Fast menu access to the lobby
- Race to the end of level
- Last place eliminated
- Trivia intermission
- Up to 13 players
- Survive to win
- Stream-friendly: show/hide code
- Share unique room code w/friends
- Host your own private party matches
According to Atooi founder Jools Watsham, more information about Run Box Run will be shared in the near future, so keep an eye out for any updates. Does this look like your kind of game? Leave a comment down below.