Pikmin 3 Deluxe

System: Nintendo Switch Release date: 30/10/2020

Free demo available!

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A free demo of Pikmin 3 Deluxe is now available. Experience both Story and Mission modes solo or with a friend, and then carry over your progress into the full game. Seasoned explorers can complete the demo's Story mode portion to unlock the 'Ultra-Spicy' difficulty in the full game right from the start, instead of having to complete the full game's Story mode on 'Hard' first!

You can download it from Nintendo eShop on your Nintendo Switch, or via this page – just sign in and press the “Download demo” button to get started!

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No mission is too big for the tiny Pikmin!

Touch down on a world of rich adventure with Pikmin 3 Deluxe for Nintendo Switch!

Command a capable crop of tiny creatures and explore a hostile planet in this exciting blend of action and strategy. Seek out valuable items, solve puzzles and overcome powerful creatures in a richly detailed world full of surprises!

A journey gone awry!

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With Planet Koppai running short of food, explorers Alph, Brittany and Charlie set out to an unknown planet called PNF-404 to seek out fruits and seeds.

In a dramatic turn of events, our heroes unexpectedly crash-land and their ship is destroyed.

These brave adventurers must now work together to collect food and repair their ship. However, they’re far from alone!

With the help of tiny, plant-like creatures called Pikmin, Alph, Brittany and Charlie can explore their newfound world…

…and even take on the dangerous wildlife that occupies the planet!

Will they be able to safely return home?

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Take charge

Put together a posse of up to 100 Pikmin in your daily explorations and use a whistle to call them to you. They’re obedient enough to happily follow your commands – and don’t even mind being thrown at something to get the job done!

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At your command the Pikmin forces will carry heavy loads for you, break down barriers, build bridges, fight the local wildlife, and more. You can also split your crew into three squads led by Alph, Brittany and Charlie each, and switch between them to search in different directions at once – getting the hang of this will allow for efficient travels!

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Know your Pikmin

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You’ll need to use the unique skills of each Pikmin type to overcome obstacles and open up the diverse world around you, so pick your Pikmin wisely!

Red Pikmin

These hot-headed variants are resistant to fire and are much fiercer in battle than other Pikmin, boasting powerful attacks!

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Blue Pikmin

The amphibious kind, Blue Pikmin can survive both underwater and on land.

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Yellow Pikmin

These big-eared beings can be thrown higher than other Pikmin and aren’t phased by electricity. They can also be used to break down electrified fences!

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Rock Pikmin

Heavier than all other types, their hard bodies can be used to smash all kinds of things.

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Winged Pikmin

These critters can fly, enabling them to carry things over water and lift blockades to clear paths!

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Red Pikmin

Blue Pikmin

Yellow Pikmin

Rock Pikmin

Winged Pikmin

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What’s new?

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Pikmin 3 Deluxe gets a dose of nifty new upgrades, from tackling the main adventure together with a friend to unearthing never-before-seen story quests!

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Squad up!

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If you need a break from your plucky adventure, more fun awaits with additional modes. Get competitive with another player in Bingo Battle, or complete unique challenges alone or co-operatively in Mission Mode – which includes all DLC from the Wii U version!

Both modes can be enjoyed in local multiplayer on one Nintendo Switch console, though you can also compare your Mission Mode scores with the rest of the world via online leaderboards*.

You’ll even have two additional Pikmin types at your disposal: the mighty Purple Pikmin, and the fast and sharp-sighted White Pikmin.

* Nintendo Switch Online membership required

What you need to know

This content is sold by Nintendo of Europe GmbH. The payment will be made with Nintendo eShop funds usable through the Nintendo Account used to complete the purchase.

This content is sold by Nintendo of Europe GmbH, payable with Nintendo eShop funds usable through your Nintendo Account. The Nintendo Account Agreement applies to the purchase of this content.

This content may be purchased by users who have registered a Nintendo Account and accepted the respective legal terms. To be able to purchase content for Wii U or Nintendo 3DS family systems, a Nintendo Network ID is also required and your funds usable through the Nintendo Account must be merged with the funds tied to your Nintendo Network ID. If the funds have not yet been merged, you will have the option to do so during the purchase process. To start the purchasing process, it is necessary to sign in with the Nintendo Account and the Nintendo Network ID. After signing in it will be possible to review the details and complete the purchase.

To be able to purchase content for Wii U or Nintendo 3DS family systems, your funds usable through the Nintendo Account must be merged with the funds tied to your Nintendo Network ID. If the funds have not yet been merged, you will have the option to do so during the purchase process. You will be able to review the details and complete the purchase on the next screen.

The details of this offer apply to users who sign in using a Nintendo Account with the country setting corresponding to the country setting of this website. If the country setting of a Nintendo Account is different, the details of this offer may be adjusted (for example, the price will be displayed in the respective local currency).

After your payment has been processed, the content will be downloaded to the applicable system linked to the respective Nintendo Account, or respective Nintendo Network ID in the case of Wii U and Nintendo 3DS family systems. This system must be updated to the latest system software and connected to the internet with automatic downloads enabled, and it must have enough storage to complete the download. Depending on the system/console/hardware model you own and your use of it, an additional storage device may be required to download software from Nintendo eShop. Please visit our Support section for more information.

Please make sure you have enough storage to complete the download.

After your payment has been processed, the content will be downloaded to the applicable system linked to your Nintendo Account, or your Nintendo Network ID in the case of Wii U or Nintendo 3DS family systems. This system must be updated to the latest system software and connected to the internet with automatic downloads enabled, and it must have enough storage to complete the download. Depending on the system/console/hardware model you own and your use of it, an additional storage device may be required to download software from Nintendo eShop. Please visit our Support section for more information.

Please make sure you have enough storage to complete the download.

The details of the offer are displayed based on the country settings of your Nintendo Account.

The Nintendo Account Agreement applies to the purchase of this content.

The use of an unauthorised device or software that enables technical modification of the Nintendo console or software may render this game unplayable.

This product contains technological protection measures.

Content not playable before the release date: {{releaseDate}} . For pre-orders, payments will be taken automatically starting from 7 days before the release date. If you pre-order less than 7 days before the release date, payment will be taken immediately upon purchase.

To be able to purchase download games or download demos and free software from Nintendo eShop on the official website, you'll need to have a Nintendo Account which is linked to your Nintendo Switch console. You'll need to have your console registered as the active console for downloads for your Nintendo Account by visiting Nintendo eShop on the device you wish to download on at least once. For automatic download, your system must be updated and connected to the internet with automatic downloads enabled, and it must have enough storage to complete the download. To find out more, visit our Support section. Purchases made or demo downloads activated through the Nintendo website are processed via Nintendo eShop.

Internet connection required during online play. To use online services, you must create a Nintendo Account and accept the related agreement. The Nintendo Account Privacy Policy applies. Some online services may not be available in all countries. Online play requires paid online membership. Find out more about the paid membership service.

Multiplayer requires one compatible controller per player. Additional controllers (sold separately) may be required.

More to explore

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Whether you’ve played Pikmin 3 on Wii U before or it’s your first venture to planet PNF-404, Pikmin 3 Deluxe comes packed with exciting new modes and features!

2P co-op

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Journey through the main story in two-player co-op on the same console. Control a hero each and lead Alph, Brittany and Charlie onward!

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Side Stories

Go it alone or team up with a friend to take on brand new prologue and epilogue stories starring Pikmin and Pikmin 2 heroes Olimar and Louie. The complete story is yours to discover!

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Quality of life improvements

Expand your exploration with an enhanced lock-on targeting system, enemy balancing changes, multiple difficulty modes, optional hints and more.

Piklopedia

Study up on every single creature you encounter and unlock profile entries for each character to find out their quirky perspectives on them!

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Achievement badges

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Prove yourself a master wanderer by earning badges for completing various feats!

Ultra-Spicy Mode

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If you’re a seasoned explorer, up the challenge with this new difficulty mode that’ll really push you and your Pikmin to the limit!

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Now available
to pre-order

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Play right away at midnight on October 30th and receive up to £2.50 / €3.00 worth of Gold Points when you pre-order Pikmin 3 Deluxe from Nintendo eShop or via this gamepage.

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Digital version

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You can purchase a digital version of Pikmin 3 Deluxe from Nintendo eShop via this page, or via your Nintendo Switch. You can also purchase a download code from selected retailers.

Packaged version

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Please check with your local retailer for information on current availability.

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Nintendo Switch Game Vouchers

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If you’re a Nintendo Switch Online member, there’s an exclusive offer available to you: the Nintendo Switch Game Vouchers programme!

It allows you to buy two Nintendo Switch Game Vouchers for £84.00 / €99.00. Each voucher can be redeemed for a download version of any game from the programme’s catalogue, so you can get two games together – such as Pikmin 3 Deluxe and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – at a reduced price!

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Categories

Adventure, Strategy

Multiplayer mode

Simultaneous

Players

1 - 2

Publisher

Nintendo

Developer

Nintendo

Age rating

Download version (Nintendo Switch)

System

Nintendo Switch

Release date

30/10/2020

Age rating

3

Controllers

  • Nintendo Switch Pro Controller

Languages

German, English, Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Chinese

Download size

6663.00 MB

Nintendo Switch Game Card

System

Nintendo Switch

Release date

30/10/2020

Age rating

3

Controllers

  • Nintendo Switch Pro Controller

Languages

English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Chinese, Korean