After Nintendo decided to publish Yo-Kai Watch in the West, it sold quite well. The highly successful Japanese role-playing game has had multiple games, toy lines, and an anime series. It has been announced that Yo-Kai Watch 2:Bony Spirits and Yo-Kai Watch 2: Fleshy Souls will be coming out on September 30th on the Nintendo 3DS here in the United States.Like how Pokemon works, the two versions of the game will have different Yo-Kai to befriend and “capture”. Some Yo-Kai will be version exclusive and won’t be available any other way. This sequel that was developed by Level-5 originally released back in 2014 for the Japanese audience. “Borrowing near-identical gameplay elements from the original Yo-Kai Watch, the games featured an expanded setting, additional game modes, and a broadly expanded roster of Yo-Kai. The games were released to positive critical reception, and an overwhelmingly successful commercial performance boosted by the popularity of the anime and the preceding game.”
Not only is a new game coming out but a second season of the anime and a new Hasbro toy line is also coming out. The series will show on Disney XD later this year which will feature more Yo-Kai and “more laughs”. Yo-Kai Watch is one of the best-selling 3DS games in Japan so it only makes sense for Nintendo to bring the sequel over to the U.S. It’s popularity continues to grow rapidly and It’s sure to become a hit once again. Look forward to Yo-Kai Watch 2 once it launches on the 3DS September 30th.
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