Earlier today, developer and publisher Dotemu unleashed a new launch trailer to commemorate the release of its arcade sports sequel, Windjammers 2.
Coming to PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, Stadia, and PC today, the competitive frisbee-centric experience may be a sight for sore eyes for those hankering for a spot of old-school 1v1 competition against their chums. Feel free to check out the new video down below:
Released back in 1994 for arcade cabinets and the NEO GEO – and later ported to PS3, PS4, PS Vita and the Nintendo Switch – the original Windjammers is a beloved classic that holds a special place in many gamers’ hearts.
As for the sequel, well, many outlets are praising the game for its fun pick-up-and-play feel and tried-and-true gameplay. In fact, our very own Omar Banat reviewed Windjammers 2 on Switch and absolutely loved his time with the game, ultimately awarding it a 4/5, concluding:
Overall, Windjammers 2 is a massive success that fans of the franchise will surely enjoy and those new to the game will quickly understand why the fans of the original game love it. The lack of game modes with meaningfully different gameplay is unquestionably disappointing. Yet, the core gameplay is just so good and enjoyable that hours will pass in the blink of an eye.
For more information about Windjammers 2, here’s the general gist courtesy of the game’s official Steam page:
25 years later, throwing flying discs at your opponents is still as cool as back in the days. Sequel to the NEOGEO cult classic Windjammers, Windjammers 2 is the perfect mix between what you loved about the classic title and brand-new mechanics.
Fast-paced, strategic, easy to learn but hard to master: Windjammers 2 follows the steps of the first episode and brings back what makes the Windjammers series an amazing fun and competitive game!
Windjammers 2 is available now for PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, Stadia, and PC.