Prope’s Rodea the Sky Soldier is coming to the Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, and Nintendo Wii, but the game isn’t identical on all platforms. The Wii release is quite different from its contemporaries and is truest to Yuji Naka’s original vision for the game, and NIS America has released an official video that goes through everything that is exclusive to this version of the game.
The two minute Rodea the Sky Soldier starts by going over some of the more expected differences. Since the Wii Remote is used to play the game, there are motion controls for this platform. A cursor appears on screen and players use that to direct Rodea. This also means some levels are designed differently for this platform. Exclusive power-ups appear, like a power wing that aids Rodea in-flight, since this version doesn’t allow players to customize Rodea with machines. People can also access Graviton collecting bonus stages.
The biggest difference is the inclusion of multiplayer in the Wii’s version of Rodea the Sky Soldier. Up to four people can compete in races to see who can fly to the end of areas the fastest in local, split screen multiplayer. Each player controls a different colored Rodea.
Rodea the Sky Soldier will come to the Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, and Nintendo Wii on November 10, the same day Fallout 4 and Rise of the Tomb Raider will be released. The only way to get the Wii version of the game is to get a launch copy of the Wii U game.