From the former developers of Mario Kart at Japanese developer illuCalab and Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) publishing label UNTIES comes Gensou SkyDrift. It’s a kart racing game in the vein of Mario Kart Double Dash slated for the PS4, PC via Steam, and Nintendo Switch. At the moment, the Nintendo Switch and PC versions have a December 12 release date while the PS4 version will ship in the first quarter of 2020.
Gensou SkyDrift has you racing through the land of Gensokyo in a kart racer where your partner is your vehicle. There are 20 characters to choose from with their own unique abilities. What’s more is there’s a story mode in addition to versus and time attack.
“Gensou SkyDrift offers something new for kart racing and Touhou fans alike,” said Mao Mitani, G&R Representative, UNTIES. “Since each character has personalised stats and an expansive list of spells to use, each race is unpredictable and delightful. Playing Gensou SkyDrift is a rush, one with amazing depth and room for strategy.”
The Gensou SkyDrift price is $23.99 on Steam and Nintendo Switch. Language support includes English, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional) and Japanese. Pre-orders on the Nintendo Switch go live on December 5 and there’s a 20 percent off launch discount when it goes on sale. You can check out the trailer below.