Pikmin 4 Is Already In Development And Is Closer To Release Than You Think

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In an interview with Eurogamer back in July, Nintendo boss Shigeru Miyamoto didn’t bother holding his breath about the prospect of a sequel to the critically-acclaimed Pikmin 3. Instead, he surprised everyone by stating Pikmin 4 was “actually very close to completion. Pikmin teams are always working on the next one.”

For those unaware, Pikmin has become a Nintendo flagship series in recent years, sitting alongside the likes of Mario and Zelda as a franchise that’s expected to see a new release within the lifetime of each piece of Nintendo hardware.

And just in case you thought the comments might be the result of a translation error, Nintendo later confirmed the comments: “We can confirm that Pikmin 4 is in development but that is all we can confirm at present.”

Forthcoming and cryptic at the same time, many have come to the conclusion that the absence of any mention of the Wii U in the statement means there’s a good chance that Pikmin 4 will release for the enigmatic Nintendo NX console.
No release date was announced either, but stay tuned for more news as it comes.

Source: VideoGamer