Yo-kai Watch 4 will be launching in Japan in just under two months’ time and, while we still haven’t heard any news of a western release just yet, Level-5 has shared some new information about the game.

First up is ‘Yo-makai’, the fourth world that you’ll be able to explore and home to the Yo-kai. This world was first seen in Yo-kai Watch the Movie: Forever Friends and joins the three variations of Springdale as another location in the upcoming game.

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Next, we have confirmation that a total of six human characters will be available to use in battle as Watchers. We already knew about Keita (Nate) and Touma, but Fumi-chan, Natsume, Akinori, and Shin will also be able to fight alongside the Yo-kai. You can see them all in this image below.

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The game will use an all-new system for befriending Yo-kai called Konkatsu (or ‘Soulmatching’). You’ll meet the mysterious monkey Yo-kai, Konsaru, who will introduce you to other monsters.

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That’s not all, though, as it has also been confirmed that physical toy connectivity will play its part – picking up Ark toys will allow you to get special items in the game – and several new Yo-kai have also been shared. Below we have Gomendako, Fuukun (who has two forms), Raichan (who also has two forms) and Narukama.

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Are you hoping for Yo-kai Watch 4 to make it over to the west? Will you be grabbing a Japanese copy? Let us know if you’re a fan of the series in the comments.

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