Get your spandex ready, because competitive frisbee game Windjammers 2 finally has a release date.
After almost four years since its announcement, Windjammers 2 will finally be released January 20, 2022. The original game was released on the Neo Geo in 1994.
The concept is pretty simple: you face off against another player, throwing a disc back and forth until one of you scores a goal. Different characters have different special moves, allowing them to bounce the disc in erratic ways. It became something of a cult classic, later released on the Wii Virtual Console in 2010. And it also received a port to the PS4 in 2017, and Nintendo Switch in 2017.
Windjammers 2 expands upon the original in a few different ways. The game obviously brings in new characters and arenas to compete in. But you can now jump to catch discs in the air, as well as performing slapshots or dropshots.
There will be an arcade mode, and online modes too. And most importantly, online will have rollback netcode. Rollback netcode is something typically used in fighting games that allows for smoother play online. It’s basically essential for games with fast paced movements like Windjammers 2.
Windjammers 2 will be coming to PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Xbox Game Pass & Xbox Game Pass for PC when it launches. And you’ll be able to play it on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S through their backwards compatibility features.
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