The next game in the Little Big Planet series arrives as a PlayStation 5 launch title on November 12. Sackboy: A Big Adventure, which trades side-scrolling for 3D platforming, will also release on PS4 on the same day. Though it’s not Little Big Planet 4, Sackboy does appear to be the closest to a mainline entry we’ve seen of the numerous spin-offs. As of now, only the PS5 version is available to preorder and no preorder bonuses have been announced.
For those who don’t plan on getting the PS5 at launch, you should know that the PS4 version has a free upgrade to the PS5 edition. The only exception to the free upgrade offer is if you purchase a physical PS4 edition of Sackboy and the PS5 Digital Edition.
Developed by Sumo Digital, Sackboy: A Big Adventure takes on an isometric 3D perspective similar to what we saw in Super Mario 3D World. Throughout the adventure, you’ll jump your way through 3D levels, topple baddies, and solve puzzles. Sackboy will have new moves and a collection of gadgets to utilize on his journey.
In the announcement trailer, we saw that Sackboy will be accompanied by a pirate, though her identity and story details have yet to be revealed.
Sackboy: A Big Adventure Announcement Trailer | Sony PS5 Reveal Event
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Sackboy: A Big Adventure will support local and online co-op, including the ability to play through the whole adventure cooperatively. There will also be co-op only levels scattered throughout the campaign. On PS5, Sackboy will make use of the PS5’s new tech, with haptic controller feedback, 3D audio, and fast load times.
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