Luigi’s Mansion 2 HD: release window, trailer and everything we know

published: 2023-09-17T16:56:11

Updated: 2023-09-17T16:56:23

Nintendo has announced its plans to remake Luigi’s Mansion Dark Moon for the upcoming Switch release. Here are all the currently known details.

Luigi’s Mansion Dark Moon – also known as Luigi’s Mansion 2 – was released on the Nintendo 3DS in 2013. It served as a sequel to the 2001 game Luigi’s Mansion on GameCube.

In the game, players must control Luigi and his Poltergust 5000 to rescue Mario from King Boo and find the Dark Moon Shards. Luigi must also capture ghosts from various locations to restore peace in Evershed Valley.

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The Mario remake marks another arrival to feature someone else taking the reins instead of the familiar protagonist. Nintendo also revealed Princess Peach: Showtime! Trailer during the same live as Luigi. Here’s everything we know about Luigi’s Mansion 2 HD.

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Luigi’s Mansion 2 HD release date

The upcoming remake has no official release date at the time of writing. However, it is scheduled to be released at some point Summer 2024.

Luigi’s Mansion 2 HD platforms

The Luigi’s Mansion Dark Moon remake is a Nintendo exclusive just like its predecessor. Therefore, it will only be available on Nintendo Switch. However, according to Nintendo Switch 2 leaks that place it at a 2024 release, it’s unclear how the game will perform on the upcoming console.

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Luigi’s Mansion 2 HD Trailer

Nintendo first announced the Dark Moon Remake in a short teaser during the June 2023 live show.

The game received an official full-length trailer during a September 2023 Nintendo Direct. The video showed Luigi tiptoeing with the Poltergust through various locations, including a former botanical research laboratory, a clock factory, and an ice mine.

A new version of Luigi’s Mansion 2 HD

“Recover the missing pieces of the Dark Moon spread across several distinct haunted mansions, each with their own puzzles to solve and ghosts to capture,” Nintendo’s description says. “Use our super-powerful ghost hunting tool, Poltergust 5000, to suck in ghosts (and window blinds) and blow air to search every nook and cranny of macabre and enchanted mansions.”

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In Evershade Valley, up to four players can play together locally or online to capture ghosts and help Luigi save the day.

This is everything we know about the new version of Luigi’s Mansion Dark Moon. Check out our other video game hubs below:

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