THQ Nordic announced today that SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom – Rehydrated will release for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC on June 23, 2020 (pre-order at Amazon). You can watch the pre-order trailer and find out more info on the special editions below.
The digital pre-order for Xbox One and PC starts now, while the pre-order for Nintendo Switch (EU and US) begins on April 21, 2020. The boxed game will be available for pre-order at selected retailers on all platforms on April 21, 2020.
The Shiny Edition as well as the F.U.N. Edition will be available on June 23, 2020 for PC, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Switch.
The Shiny Edition (pre-order at Amazon) includes an 8″/20cm SpongeBob figurine with golden spatula and flexible tongue; wallstickers; 6 lithographs; SpongeBob SquarePants tennis socks; and the game itself.
The F.U.N. Edition (pre-order at Amazon) includes an 8″/20cm SpongeBob figurine with golden spatula and flexible tongue; a 7″/18cm figurine of Patrick; the Sandy 8″/20cm figurine; wallstickers; a set of Tiki keyrings; 6 lithographs; SpongeBob SquarePants tennis socks; and the game itself.
SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom – Rehydrated is officially described as follows:
“Are you ready, kids? The cult classic is back, faithfully remade in spongetastic splendor! Play as SpongeBob, Patrick and Sandy and show the evil Plankton that crime pays even less than Mr. Krabs. Want to save Bikini Bottom from lots of rampant robots with your mighty bubbles? Of course you do! Want to underpants bungee jump? Why wouldn’t you! Want to join forces in a brand new multiplayer mode? The battle is on!”
In the game, you’ll play as SpongeBob, Patrick and Sandy and use their unique sets of skills. Thwart Plankton’s evil plan to rule Bikini Bottom with his army of wacky robots, and meet countless characters from the beloved series.
The remake includes high-end visuals, modern resolutions and carefully-polished gameplay. It also includes a brand-new horde mode multiplayer for up to two players, online and offline. And there’s also restored content that was cut from the original game, like the Robo Squidward boss fight and more.