Return to Monkey Island release date revealed

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Return to Monkey Islandthe newest installment in Ron Gilbert’s popular point and click series, has a official release date. The title will debut on September 19the day on which the International day “Talk like a pirate,” according to one trailer shown during the event Opening Night Live of the Gamescom. The game will be available on PC e Nintendo Switch. Below we present the trailer.

The release date of Return to Monkey Island

Gilbert first announced the game during 2022, in what appeared to be a April Fool. However, a few days later it turned out that he was not joking and that the game would come true.

The new game is a direct sequel to The Secret of Monkey Island e Monkey Island 2: LeChuck’s Revenge. However, in a recent interview with The Verge, Gilbert e Dave Grossman have hinted that the game could also include the canon of other games in the series.

Below is a brief description of the title.

“A daredevil pirate returns! Return to Monkey Island marks the unexpected and exciting return of the creator of the series Ron Gilbert and represents the continuation of the legendary adventures The Secret of Monkey Island e Monkey Island 2: LeChuck’s Revenge. Inside, players can enjoy modern point-and-click gameplay as they explore islands and solve puzzles. Return to Monkey Island is a console timeline exclusive coming to Nintendo Switch this year. “

Those who pre-order the game will receive for free a set of horse armor, which appears to be an ode to The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion’s infamous horse armor DLC. According to the announcement trailer, the horse armor has “no practical use in the game”. We remind you that the title will officially debut on September 19, 2022. For more information you can consult the official site.