What We Know About Pikmin 4

Platforms: Nintendo Switch

What is Pikmin?

The Pikmin series of games launched on the Gamecube with the brilliant Pikmin and Pikmin 2, they were subsequently re-released with motion controls on the Wii. There was a third game in the series, Pikmin 3, which was released on the Wii U and finally, Hey, Pikmin! was released on the 3DS in 2017.

In 2015, Nintendo hinted that Pikmin 4 was in development.

What do we know about Pikmin 4?

Pikmin 4 has been in development since 2015, however it may not be a high priority title for Nintendo. Talking to Gamerant, Shigeru Miyamoto said: “We’re working on Pikmin 4. So, you know, when we’re in development we have to create a list of priorities and tit has been hard to kind of fit that into that list, but we’re hopefully starting to see that on the list now.”

In 2015 he said to Eurogamer that "It’s actually very close to completion. Pikmin teams are always working on the next one."

Now we're well into 2019 and still have no official word on when we can expect the game. We're hoping that Nintendo finally let us know when Pikmin 4 will be released in one of their upcoming Nintendo Direct sessions.

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