Balan Wonderworld: New Platform Game Coming in March 2021

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Balan Wonderworld

PS5™, PS4™, XONE™, XSX™ & Switch – US, EU & JAPAN

  • Square Enix and Arzest will bring this platform game on March 26, 2021. 
  • This game is created by the Sonic the Hedgehog creators. 
  • Pre-order is now available here at Playasia! 


During the Xbox Games Showcase pre-show, the game publisher Square Enix and the game developer Arzest announced Balan Wonderland. This is a new 3D action platform created by the Sonic the Hedgehog creators, Yuji Naka and Naoto Ohshima.

Recently, the companies announced the official release date. So, mark your calendars, folks, as Balan Wonderland is coming on March 26, 2021, for the PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC via Steam.

Watch Yuji Naka and Naoto Ohshima presenting the game. 

Game Overview

Here’s the official game description below. 

BALAN WONDERWORLD is a wondrous action-platformer game themed around a mysterious musical theatre.

The stars of the show will use special abilities from a multitude of characterful costumes as they adventure in the bizarre and imaginary land of Wonderworld. Here memories and vistas from the real world mix with the things that people hold dear.

Twelve different tales await our stars in Wonderworld, each with their own unique quirks. They will explore all corners of these labyrinthine stages, using all the tricks and gimmicks hidden along the way, to get to the heart of each touching story.

Thanks, Gematsu


Are you ready for this upcoming platform game next year? Balan Wonderworld is now available for pre-order here at Playasia. So, what are you waiting for? Click the button below to pre-order yours now!




  • Wonderworld exists in people’s hearts and imagination – The setting for this tale is the fantastic, bizarre land of Wonderworld; a place where people’s happy and positive memories mix with their restless worries and negativity. Leo and Emma are led into Wonderworld by the mysterious clown Balan and set off on a journey to find what is important to them. Before they can return to the real world, they must first restore the lost balance in their hearts
  • Over 80 different costumes open up all the action you could want! – The stars of the show can use powers from the inhabitants of Wonderworld by wearing their colourful costumes, with over 80 different ones to try on! Bash your enemies, walk in the air, freeze time or manipulate all kinds of objects… the possibilities are endless when you pick up a new costume
  • Two Legendary Creators Reunite! – Come one, come all and enjoy the pinnacle of Square Enix storytelling in an all-action world of wonder created by the legendary Naka Yuji. For the first time in 20 years Naka Yuji and Oshima Naoto join forces forming the BALAN COMPANY team; founded around, bringing together action game development, video and music production professionals from both inside and outside of the company
  • 2-Player Local Co-op Mode – Enjoy an even more wondrous adventure as one player controls Leo and the other controls Emma in 2 Player Co-op Local Mode. Co-operate together combining the abilities of two differentcostumes which will surely open new paths as you wander through Wonderworld!


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