Picross S5 Announced for Switch

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Jupiter has announced Picross S5.

The latest in their picture crossword puzzle game series is coming to Nintendo Switch, via the eShop on November 26th. A price is set at $9.99.

Here’s the announcement trailer:

Here’s a rundown on the game, via its official website:

The 5th Picross in the S Series is chock-full of lighthearted puzzle fun!

Brand new puzzles for you to enjoy in all four regular game modes: Picross, Mega Picross, Color Picross, and Clip Picross, plus new large puzzles in the bonus Extra content!

New puzzles in all four Picross modes and Extra content:

There are a total of 300 Picross and Mega Picross puzzles, 150 Clip Picross piece puzzles, 30 Color Picross puzzles, and 5 Extra puzzles, a grand total of 485 puzzles! *Link play data from Picross S, Picross S2, and Picross S3 to unlock the third Extra puzzle. Without play data, puzzles remain locked and unplayable.

Check your total time records

The time taken to complete all puzzles in each mode, and the total time taken to complete all the puzzles, will now be displayed.

The total time will be shown only when you finish all the puzzles.

High contrast colors

The option to switch to colors that are easier to tell apart in Color Picross puzzles has been added.

Confusing coloring will no longer detract from the pleasure of puzzle-solving!

Niche Gamer Staff


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