Crossy Road turned a little bit of a factor when it launched 5 years in the past. The free-to-play Frogger-esque tapper featured a hen making its means throughout a busy roadway. Despite the straightforward premise, the sport turned an on the spot success.

It’s no large shock that a follow-up is coming, although the format of mentioned follow-up is considerably surprising. Crossy Road Castle, coming to Apple Arcade later this yr, is a 2D, multiplayer-centric platformer.

Early screenshots (seen within the gallery beneath) exhibit some acquainted faces, together with the well-known white hen, as nicely as the notorious Crossy Road eagle, who returns within the type of a boss struggle.

Outside of the graphical and character similarities, although, the video games seem to be completely completely different. Crossy Road Castle appears to have extra in widespread with masocore platformers like Super Meat Boy than it does the unique Crossy Road.

Thankfully, given the complexity of its platforming challenges, Castle will help controllers (together with the recently-added-to-iOS PS4 and Xbox One controllers), as nicely as native multiplayer for up to 4 folks.

At launch the sport will function one degree, “Unihorse Tower,” which is described as “climbing into the air forever.” More characters and ranges may also be added after launch, which is scheduled for later this yr.

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