The wait is finally over for Blackbird’s Kraken on Nintendo Switch. Originally scheduled to arrive last month, the new downloadable content (DLC) is now available via the Nintendo eShop as a free content patch for owners of Slime-san. According to developer Fabraz, Blackbird’s Kraken increases the original game’s content considerably by introducing a new campaign, new levels, a new hub world and more. The official details and trailer for Blackbird’s Kraken are as follows:
This gigantic patch increases the game’s content by 30% with a new campaign, new levels, new hub world, new mini-games and features like leaderboards, HUE sliders and more! The best part about it? To celebrate the 30% increase in content, we’ve temporarily discounted the game by 30% as well! 30% more for 30% less!
- Leaderboards: Compete online for the best level & speedrun times!
- Button Mapping: Remap all of your controls to your liking!
- HUE Slider: Entirely change the color palette of the game!
- Reduce Eye Strain: An option in case the game was too harsh for you!
- Krazy Karting Minigame: Item based, karting madness for 2 players!
- Gloomy Minigame: A scary, intense FPS arena survival game!
- Easy Tutorial: Accessible at any time for a gameplay refresher!
New content – Blackbird’s content campaign:
- A totally independent campaign from Slime-san! Are you ready for an aquatic adventure?
- 25 normal and 25 NG+ levels within a giant kraken!
- A brand new boss fight, can you beat the Kraken?!
- 10 new target mode challenges that will test your skills!
- A customizable house that you can style and furnish to your heart’s content!
- 100 Bananas to collect and spend on furniture and house themes!
- Exciting new mechanics like the submarine mode, acid bubbles and suction cups!
- A independent speedrunning mode to compete with in leaderboards!
- An entire tropical Island you can explore and discover with tons of new characters!
- Loads of new cutscenes and story elements to experience and enjoy!
- New secret characters and set-pieces to discover across your journey!
- New music by Mischa Perella!
- More neat secrets!
- Loading Times: Have been shortened!
- Start-up Times: Have been shortened as well!
- Scrolling Level Performance: Has been significantly improved!
- Various minor bug fixes.