Square Enix released both a free demo and a new trailer called ‘True Happiness is an Adventure’ for the upcoming action-platformer Balan Wonderland. The demo offers a sneak peek at all the whimsy and magic the game has in store ahead of its March 26 release. By downloading and playing the demo, players can unlock platform-specific bonus costumes, which can be enjoyed when playing the full game after purchase.
The Blue Launcher costume shoots blue bullets studded with 〇 and × symbols to the front when standing still, which can defeat enemies or destroy blocks.
Star Launcher – Nintendo Switch Edition
The Star Launcher costume shoots sparkling star bullets to the front when standing still, which can defeat enemies or destroy blocks.
X Launcher – Xbox Series X|S/Xbox One Edition link
The X Launcher costume shoots green, glowing X-shaped bullets to the front when standing still, which can defeat enemies or destroy blocks.
Steam Launcher – Steam Edition link
The Steam Launcher costume shoots three linked valve-shaped bullets to the front when standing still, which can defeat enemies or destroy blocks.
* The bonus costume will be added to the full game by reading the demo play data.
* The bonus costumes will be unlocked from the release date of the full game.
*On PlayStation 5/PlayStation 4/Nintendo Switch/Xbox Series X|S/Xbox One, the full game must be played
with the account that downloaded the demo.
* To obtain the bonus costume, the demo and full game must be played on the same platform.
* For the Steam edition, the bonus costume can be obtained by playing the full game when save data from the demo is present. However, please be aware that purchasing the full game without save data from the demo present will prevent you from claiming the bonus.
True Happiness is an Adventure trailer, which showcases a range of the 80 in-game costumes and fantastical adventures that await in Wonderworld.
The free demo features three of Balan Wonderland’s twelve magical worlds, and also supports local two-player co-op that can be enjoyed with friends and family by plugging-in and pressing any button on a second controller. Players can battle Negati, play Balan’s Bout mini-games and collect Balan Statues together as Leo and Emma, combining abilities from different costumes to explore each wonderous world and access new paths that are unavailable in solo play.
About BALAN WONDERWORLD
The game is a wondrous action-platformer game themed around the mysterious Balan theatre; home to a mischievous maestro named Balan. The stars of the show will use special abilities from a multitude of characterful costumes as they adventure in the bizarre and imaginary land of Wonderworld.
Here memories and vistas from the real-world mix with the things that people hold dear.
Twelve different tales await our stars in Wonderworld, each with their own unique quirks. Players will explore all corners of these labyrinthine stages, battling Negati and playing mini-games that are hidden along the way, to get to the heart of each touching story.
BALAN COMPANY brings together talented videogame developers, visual artists, and composers to tell the greatest stories and provide the ultimate platformer experiences.
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