It Almost Happened: Pikmin 3 Deluxe is coming exclusively to Nintendo Switch on October 30 (see Amazon). Like other “Deluxe” Switch titles, this is an upgraded version of a Wii U game, in this case Pikmin 3. The upcoming Switch version has a handful of new features added to enhance the experience, but we Will come back to those below. In the meantime, here’s where you can pre-order it now. Preorder Pikmin 3 DeluxePreorder Pikmin 3 DeluxeOn AmazonView In Pikmin 3 Deluxe, you play as a trio of aliens who have landed on a mysterious planet that looks a lot like Earth. But unlike our blue orb, this planet is populated by tiny, helpful creatures called pikmin. It is also home to vicious alien predators who love to gobble up your colorful new friends. Your job is to accompany the pikmin and explore the planet in search of food, while solving environmental puzzles and fending off predators. Everything you do requires you to send out pikmin to do it, so that they will bring food back to your ship and fight enemies for you, even if they seem outmoded. You’ll just want to make sure you’re sending the right kind of pikmin for the task. New in the Deluxe version, a two-player co-op mode, additional side missions, and a handful of difficulty settings in various ways. It also includes all DLC released for the original. For more information on the game you can check out our Pikmin 3 review. No Pikmin 3 Deluxe pre-order bonuses or special editions have been announced, but we will be adding any new ones. Relevant pre-order information here if it appears. In the meantime, take advantage of these other pre-order guides for upcoming Nintendo Switch, PS4, Xbox One, and PC games. Other pre-order guides Chris Reed is Esports Ray’s buy and trade editor. You can follow him on Twitter @_chrislreed.