Paper Mario: The Origami King Will Feature A Seamless Open-World
Paper Mario: The Origami King won’t be divided into chapters like previous entries in the series and will instead feature a seamless open-world. In an interview with Game Informer, the development team talked about the open-world setup for the game.
Players are able to see the five streamers holding Princess Peach’s castle hostage and use them as hints to where Mario’s adventure will take him next. Each location features a large map that Mario can traverse across.
“One major feature that makes the world where this adventure takes place special is that there are huge maps to explore at every turn,” says Masahiko Magaya, director at Intelligent Systems. “Because the game is laid out this way, we were careful during the design phase to make sure there is always something in the player’s field of vision to catch their attention.”
While Mario could walk across these large maps, a number of vehicles are at his disposal to help traverse the world, including a boot-shaped car and a boat. The open world contains side activities as well, with Toads that have been folded into origami scattered across the world. If rescued, the Toads may return to the hub-city of Toad Town to open a new shop or join Mario in battle.
Paper Mario: The Origami King launches on Nintendo Switch on July 17. You can learn about the game and its pre-order bonuses in our Paper Mario: The Origami King pre-order guide.
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