Sackboy is the following PlayStation collection coming to cellular

A brand new free-to-play operating recreation primarily based on LittleBigPlanet is coming to cellular subsequent month.

Final Sackboy will probably be launched globally on Android and iOS on February 21.

The sport will probably be developed and revealed by UK/Malta studio Exient, below licence from Sony.

It’s additionally out there now for pre-registration on the Google Play retailer.

Final Sackboy – trailer

Final Sackboy is a 3D runner, performed with the same viewpoint to different runners like Temple Run and Sonic Sprint.

In it, Sackboy has to tackle the Final Video games, which is essentially the most prestigious impediment course match in Craftworld.

Based on the sport’s description, gamers will “battle acquainted enemies, swing via loopy obstacles, hop, skip, leap and weave [their] technique to the highest of the Final Video games”.

Gamers will have the ability to tackle rivals in head-to-head competitions, together with in ‘Each day Duels’, to win gold and different prizes.

There may even be “hundreds of clothes combos to unlock and improve” with a “rising catalogue of clothes choices being added on a regular basis”.

The sport is to not be confused with Run, Sackboy! Run!, a side-scrolling limitless runner which continues to be out there on Android and iOS.

Though Final Sackboy isn’t being instantly dealt with by Sony, it highlights its bigger purpose to get extra PlayStation properties on cellular.

A job advert noticed in April  2021 revealed that PlayStation was opening a brand new enterprise unit to adapt its “hottest franchises” for cellular.

In July 2021 it then employed former Apple Arcade content material boss Nicola Sebastiani as VP and head of cellular at PlayStation Studios to steer the corporate’s new cellular push.

In Could 2022, SIE president Jim Ryan then stated the corporate expects half of its annual releases to be on PC and cellular by 2025.

And in October 2022, PlayStation Studios head Hermen Hulst acknowledged that PlayStation was trying into “additional investments in areas that may strengthen the growth on to PC, on to cellular and into reside companies”.