"This was unintentional"
Image: Team 17
Next week, 30th June was meant to see the release of the Pokémon-meets-Metroidvania game Monster Sanctuary’s next big update. Titled ‘The Forgotten World’, this update adds 9 new monsters, a brand new area, new game modes, a randomiser — basically, tons and tons of fun stuff!
But if you own the game on Switch, and started up your system today, you may have noticed this monster collecting game received a surprise update. And, if you booted up the game, you might discover that The Forgotten World is live.
Publisher Team 17 has admitted the update was released a bit early, but it has also reassured fans that it won’t be removing the changes and will instead leave them be.
News about the Monster Sanctuary Forgotten World Update pic.twitter.com/xlVWdmIndh— Team17 (@Team17) June 24, 2022
This has only happened with the Switch version of the game. And, as a result, Team 17 has asked fans to keep things spoiler-free for those who have to wait until next week. This is all a little bit like sending an email or a message before finishing it, but for game development! Except the update is ready and complete.
In case you don’t know what The Forgotten World update brings, here’s a little teaser, and you can see every single addition the free update brings over on the official website.
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[source twitter.com, via nintendoeverything.com]