A long-awaited Pikmin title will be launching on a handheld for Nintendo 3DS. New to the series, this adventure game will be a fast-paced side-scroller that follows Olimar around two dimensional levels with enviromental puzzles and enemies. For the first time, Pikmin will be launching on a handheld console so players will have to tap the touch screen where they want to throw the Pikmin. Announced in the latest Nintendo Direct, the game is scheduled to launch in 2017.
— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) September 1, 2016