Snake Pass: Arcade Mode Pack Free Update Arrives Today

Snake Pass released one year ago today (review here) and it is now receiving a free update adding the Arcade Mode Pack. This utilizes all 15 levels form the story and changes them into a time-based score attack game. You’ll have to eat as much fruit as possible to earn huge scores and you can compete with friends with online leaderboard support. Time to dust off that Snake Pass icon and get to it! If you don’t yet own the game, there’s a special sale starting today for 50% off!

 

 

Independent developer Sumo Digital, the studio behind AAA blockbusters Sonic & All-Stars Racing: Transformed and LittleBigPlanet 3, today announced that on its one year anniversary, the slithery physics platformer – Snake Pass, is getting a free update on PlayStation®4, Xbox One™, Nintendo Switch™ and PC. The Snake Pass: Arcade Mode Pack transforms the gameplay of Snake Pass into a time-based score attack game, using all 15 levels from the story. Snake Pass is a retro-inspired platformer, where players slither, curl and climb their way through increasingly challenging worlds filled with intricate obstacles and fiendishly mind-bending challenges.

Snake Pass: Arcade Mode Pack adds a whole new way to play Snake Pass! Snake around each of Snake Pass’ 15  levels, eating as much fruit as possible to earn huge scores! Rack up massive multipliers and race to the gate before the time runs out as you compete with friends with full online leaderboard support. The Snake Pass: Arcade Mode Pack is sure to bring you back to Haven Tor time and time again for another bite! Upon completion of a level in the story, Arcade Mode will be unlocked for it. When selecting the level, you will see an “Arcade Mode” option available, select it and start racking up those high scores!

“We could not think of a better way of passing on our thanks to all of our fans, who have played Snake Pass over the last year”, said Seb Liese, creator of Snake Pass. “The Arcade Mode Pack, introduces a new way to play, as you compete with friends across global leaderboards to see who can be the world’s slickest slitherer!”

To celebrate its one year anniversary and the release of the Arcade Mode Pack, Snake Pass will be discounted by 50% on Nintendo Switch eShop, Xbox One Store and Steam from March 27th to April 10th! PlayStation players won’t be left out either, expect news of a similar discount at a ssslightly later date.

Snake Pass is available now on Nintendo Switch via the eShop, Xbox One via the Xbox Games Store, PlayStation 4 via the PlayStation Store and PC via Steam or the Windows Store. Snake Pass supports HDR on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 4 Pro, Xbox One X and Xbox One S, for players with an HDR compatible TV.  On PlayStation 4 Pro and Xbox One X, Snake Pass also supports higher resolution visuals or a higher frame rate mode.

When a mysterious intruder threatens the tranquillity of their home, it’s up to Noodle the Snake and Doodle the Hummingbird to embark on a daring journey to save the day. Controlling this dynamic duo, you must ‘think like a snake’ and slither, curl and climb your way through 15 levels across 4 increasingly challenging themed worlds. Snake Pass is a unique take on the platforming genre that is intuitive and fun to learn, but will gradually test your snake charming skills to the limit!

 

Craig has been covering the video game industry since 1995. His work has been published across a wide spectrum of media sites. He’s currently the Editor-In-Chief of Nintendo Times and contributes to Gaming Age.

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