Endless Ocean Luminous is an adventure simulation game for the Nintendo Switch. It is the third installment of the Endless Ocean games, and was released on May 2, 2024.


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Online gameplay screenshot.

As with previous installments, Luminous takes players on an underwater journey to document and explore the sea life at Veiled Sea, taking the role as scuba divers. There are be over 500 species to explore, ranging from mythical to extinct creatures; structures are also explorable.

One of the new mechanics will include region changes per dive, and online play with a maximum of 30 players in which they can use emotes and share in-game locations.

The gameplay is controlled at a third-person view.


Series developer Arika returned to develop the game.


The game was first announced at the February 2024 Nintendo Direct: Partner Showcase presentation.

The game was released on Nintendo Switch on May 2, 2024.


The film has received mostly mixed reviews from critics; while some praised its "relaxing" gameplay and exploration, many have criticized its levels of simplicity, lack of enough features including from the past games, and its single-player mode. On Metacritic, the game has a score of "63" based on 46 reviews.[1]



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