UK – 6th June 2016 – Playtonic Games today unveiled the E3 trailer for the highly anticipated upcoming 3D platforming adventure Yooka-Laylee and revealed it will showcase the game for the first time at E3 2016, from 14th to 16th June in Los Angeles.
Developed by Playtonic and published by Team17, Yooka-Laylee stars the charismatic new buddy duo Yooka and Laylee, who use an arsenal of special moves to explore – and expand – gorgeous 3D worlds filled with collectibles to discover, secrets to unlock and a cast of quirky characters to meet (or defeat). The game will be showcased, by appointment only, in the Concourse Hall room #8804.
Playtonic also announced today that Yooka-Laylee now has a firm release window of Q1 2017 on PC and consoles.
“We are really excited to release today the E3 trailer for Yooka-Laylee and confirm our presence in Los Angeles where we will showcase the game for the first time to the media and influencers,” said Gavin Price, Creative Director and MD of Playtonic.
“After a lot of soul searching and knowing through dialogue with our fans that they value quality and polish above all, we’ve made the difficult decision to lock the release of Yooka-Laylee to Q1 2017. While we felt confident we could ship the game in October as originally planned, the team has decided that it would like to add a few extra months’ polish to our schedule. Ultimately, this will allow us to release a better game to the thousands of fans who’ve supported us throughout development.
“We’re sure some will be disappointed by the prospect of a few extra months’ wait, however the Playtonic team is confident that we’ve made the right decision for the game and that you’ll be pleased with the results when the game arrives early next year.”
About Team17 Digital Ltd
Founded in 1990, Team17 Digital Limited is a leading international games label that hosts the Worms franchise, Yooka-Laylee, Way to the Woods, The Escapists, Beyond Eyes, Sheltered and many more from amazing developers around the world. Visit www.team17.com for more info.
About the Playtonic Games
Founded in 2014, Playtonic Games is an independent developer based in Derby, UK. Between them, the Playtonic team has over 100 years of combined experience working on legendary gaming franchises and is currently developing the much-anticipated 3D platformer Yooka-Laylee.