This announcement also comes with a better look at the game's Adventure Mode in a short 43-second video.
From what we can tell, Luigi gets hold of a legendary racket which seems to be possessed by some kind of evil spirit. With full-blown tennis battles on hazardous courts, varying missions that challenge your skills, and monstrous bosses standing in your way, strategic tennis is at your fingertips.
Adventure mode will serve as a place to "master the basics" before going online. In the trailer, we see some sort of dark energy taking over Luigi, and it seems that it has already taken over Wario and Waluigi. And I'm sure Bowser somehow gets himself involved in the mix too.
Nintendo Switch owners who are anticipating the arrival of "Mario Tennis Aces [VIDEO]" won't have to wait long to play it. Nintendo has announced the dates for an early access beta for the hybrid console's exclusive that will allow players to test the single-player and online multiplayer functionality of the game before it arrives in Summer.
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Running from 1st June at 3pm United Kingdom time, to 4th June at 11:59pm United Kingdom time, the demo will allow players to compete against others for free, testing out their skills and (importantly) allowing them to see what the game is like to play.
Play a match to unlock "Overalls Mario" for use in the full game.
Perhaps as a show of confidence, Nintendo has announced the details for a special pre-launch online tournament for the newest title.
All participants will unlock a Classic Mario outfit for the final game assuming the save data for the demo is kept.