Solve Puzzles November 8 With Layton’s Mystery Journey: Katrielle & The Millionaires’ Conspiracy
Very popular on the DS and 3DS, we’re finally getting a game in the Layton series for the Switch. Layton’s Mystery Journey: Katrielle and the Millionaires’ Conspiracy – Deluxe Edition (say that three times fast) is coming to the Switch on November 8, 2019. Unlike the majority of prior games, this one is being published by Level-5 instead of Nintendo. It appears there will be a digital and physical release as well!
Solve puzzles at home or on the go as #LAYTONSMYSTERYJOURNEY: Katrielle and The Millionaires’ Conspiracy – Deluxe Edition launches for #NintendoSwitch on Nov. 8th! pic.twitter.com/WvAsbgainv
— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) July 2, 2019
Professor Hershel Layton has gone missing and it’s up to his daughter Katrielle – a smart and spirited young lady with a knack of uncovering the truth in spite of paltry evidence – to take centre-stage in LAYTON’S MYSTERY JOURNEY™: Katrielle and the Millionaires’ Conspiracy – Deluxe Edition for Nintendo Switch!
She’s aided in her endeavors by a colorful cast of characters, including a young student named Ernest Greeves who acts as her assistant and Sherl, a talking dog who begins as Katrielle’s first client but quickly becomes her sidekick.
This marks the first time that a game from the famous mystery series is playable on TV screens, providing the perfect opportunity for would-be sleuths to share the joy of puzzle-solving with friends and family. The controls are as simple and intuitive as ever, with the game playable using either button or motion controls. The Nintendo Switch version also has a host of new content and updated gameplay features, so there’s plenty for longtime fans of the series and newcomers alike to wrap their brains around!
- New Puzzles: This Deluxe Edition includes more than 40 brand-new puzzles and other puzzles modified from the Nintendo 3DS version, to extend the fun and make the game even more family-friendly.
- Improved Layout and Enhanced Graphics: Key information for each puzzle is now viewable on one screen, and all graphics have received an HD overhaul.
- Unlocked DLC: Content previously released as paid DLC, including the ‘Daddy’s Girl’ and ‘Luke Lookalike’ outfits, is unlocked from the very beginning.
- New Outfits: More than 50 new outfits have been added, all of which can be obtained by playing the game.
“LAYTON’S MYSTERY JOURNEY™: Katrielle and the Millionaires’ Conspiracy” revamped as “Deluxe Edition” with multiple improved features!
Enhanced puzzle-solving adventure experience with the Deluxe Edition!
■NEW PUZZLES: This Deluxe Edition includes more than 40 brand-new puzzles and additionally, some refined puzzles from the Nintendo 3DS version.
■Unlocked DLC: Content that was previously released as paid DLC, including the “Daddy’s Girl” and “Luke Lookalike” outfits, are unlocked.
■New Outfits: More than 50 new outfits have been added, all of which can be obtained through gameplay.
■Improved Layout and Enhanced Graphics: Key clues and essential information for each puzzle is now viewable on one screen, and all graphics have been remastered in HD.
What is “LAYTON’S MYSTERY JOURNEY™: Katrielle and the Millionaires’ Conspiracy”?
■Intuitive and easy to play “Mystery Solving Action Adventure”: Progress through the story while walking around town, chatting with local residents looking for clues, and solving puzzles and mysteries with the heroine, Katrielle Layton!
■Comical puzzle-solving story composed of adventure and rich animation: Players can experience distinctive Layton aesthetics with in-game high quality animation.
■Original puzzles: “LAYTON’S MYSTERY JOURNEY™: Katrielle and the Millionaires’ Conspiracy” includes new, original puzzles that have been created exclusively for this game.
■Largest Puzzle Collection: “LAYTON’S MYSTERY JOURNEY™: Katrielle and the Millionaires’ Conspiracy” includes the largest assortment of puzzles of any LAYTON series title to date.
■Character Customization: Fashion-conscious players can dress Katrielle in various outfits to suit the case at hand as well as redecorate the agency.
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