The demo will not have a time limit and will include “an assortment of vibrant and exciting 2D levels”, a “Pagie Challenge”, tonics, and access to the Impossible Lair. All progress made in the demo will be saved to continue with when you buy the full game.
Why is this happening now? Well, according to the developers, their studio is so small that they didn’t have the resources available to get a demo out before the game released, because it involves a lot of extra work.
Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair is a sequel to 2017’s Yooka-Laylee, but is a 2D, side-scrolling, platformer rather than 3D. Yooka the chameleon and his bat-friend Laylee must still work together to make it through all the levels, though.
The Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair demo will be out on Steam on 23 January, with a PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch version following on 30 January. An Xbox One demo is planned, but doesn’t have a release date, yet.
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