Nintendo Switch owners who are anticipating the arrival of "Mario Tennis Aces [VIDEO]" won't have to wait long to play it. Nintendo has announced the dates for an early access beta for the hybrid console's exclusive that will allow players to test the single-player and online multiplayer functionality of the game before it arrives in Summer. Throughout Adventure Mode, players will be able to hone their skills through varying missions and boss battles.
Nintendo also released an overview trailer for Mario Tennis Aces, showing off more of the racquet break-ability as well as the story mode (which looks incredibly extensive). It's up to Mario to solve the mystery of the island and find a way to save his brother.
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We were also treated to a brand new Adventure Mode trailer this morning, which gives us a very brief rundown of the game's story and the various enemies you'll encounter in your quest to save Luigi. Each racket effects Mario's attack, defense and durability so choose wisely. Currently, there are 15 confirmed characters: Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach, Daisy, Wario, Waluigi, Bowser, Bowser Jr., Yoshi, Donkey Kong, Boo, Toad, Toadette, Rosalina and Chain Chomp.
Aside from Super Smash Bros, Mario Tennis Aces is probably the biggest first-party game landing on the Switch this year.
For our thoughts on Mario's last astroturf appearance, check out IGN's review of Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash.
Mario Tennis Aces will be available for the Nintendo Switch on June 22nd, 2018. Are you excited for this new addition to the franchise?