Balan Wonderworld is a 3D action platformer coming to Xbox Series X in Spring 2021

Balan Wonderworld Reveal Trailer
Balan Wonderworld Reveal Trailer (Image credit: Square Enix)

What you need to know

  • Square Enix is developing a new 3D action platformer for Xbox Series X and Xbox One platforms.
  • It'll be available in Xbox 2021, and will support Xbox Smart Delivery for Xbox Series X.
  • The game lets you change costumes to gain new abilities to traverse various obstacles and puzzles.

Balan Wonderworld is a new 3D action platformer game from Japanese developer from Square Enix that features a colorful and bright world filled with a wide cast of characters. It seems like the player can change their costumes to dramatically change their abilities, such as costumes that allow you to scale walls, fire water bullets, and more, with over 80 different costumes to choose from.

The game will be available in Spring 2021 for Xbox Series X and Xbox One.

It also seems the game will support 4K resolution and HDR, as well as Xbox Smart Delivery, which means you'll be able to buy it once and play the best possible version for the platform you're playing on.

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