Kirby, Bandana Waddle Dee, Meta Knight, and King Dedede are reuniting again for a familiar adventure! Kirby’s Return to Dream Land brought four-player co-op to the series, added some great copy abilities, and introduced the world to Magolor. Now it’s coming back with a fresh look and some new content as Kirby’s Return to Dream Land Deluxe.

Read on to learn the best ways to secure your copy of this Wii-era revival that helped define a whole generation of Kirby games. 

 

When does Kirby’s Return to Dream Land Deluxe release?

 

Kirby’s Return to Dream Land Deluxe will arrive exclusively for Switch on February 24th, 2023.

 

What’s new in Kirby’s Return to Dream Land Deluxe on Switch?

 

This remake of Kirby’s Return to Dream Land will bring the Wii game to HD for the first time! With that comes a new art style, making use of shaders for a “softer” aesthetic. King Dedede also has a new look compared to the original release, appearing more consistent with his Forgotten Land design.

 

 

An all-new Copy Ability is also here! Mecha Kirby adds a high-powered option to Kirby’s impressive lineup of skills here. 

Other additions include new and returning sub-games. Magolor’s Tome Trackers offers up a scholarly matching game, and Samurai Kirby will put your reflexes to the test in this familiar, feudal face-off.

 

Are there any pre-order bonuses for Kirby’s Return to Dream Land Deluxe?

 

So far, no pre-order or early purchase bonuses have been announced for Kirby’s Return to Dream Land Deluxe. For what it’s worth, Kirby and the Forgotten Land had a few spread across retailers, so there’s a recent precedent for RTDLD to do the same. 

 

Is there a Kirby’s Return to Dream Land Deluxe special edition?

 

No special edition has been announced for Kirby’s Return to Dream Land Deluxe. Typically, Kirby games don’t get that sort of treatment, nor do they see any tie-in consoles or accessories. 

 

Is there an eShop demo for Kirby’s Return to Dream Land Deluxe on Switch?

 

No demo is currently available for Kirby’s Return to Dream Land Deluxe. It wouldn’t be surprising to see one come to the eShop closer to release.

 

Where can I pre-order Kirby’s Return to Dream Land Deluxe?

 

 

 

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Written by Ricky Berg

When he isn’t writing for Nintendo Wire, Ricky’s anticipating the next Kirby, Fire Emblem, or if the stars ever align, Mother 3 to be released. Till then he’ll have the warm comfort of Super Smash Bros. to keep him going.