Luigi's Mansion 3 is the third game in the Luigi's Mansion series that is set to release on Nintendo Switch in October 2019, on the Halloween. The game is likely centered around Luigi's adventures in haunted mansions where he has to deal with all kinds of supernatural beings, similar to the first two games.
The gameplay will be similar to Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon with everything pertaining to Luigi and his way to hunt ghost, on top of that is added new ideas made for Luigi's Mansion 3 like Gooigi, which allows co-op play as well as allow the player to control a character with different abilities in single player. The world structure and the ghost themselves are based on Luigi's Mansion according to Kensuke Tanabe as he felt that this was one of the few thing missing from the second game.
Luigi, his Polterpup, Mario, Princess Peach and her court are invited to go on vacation in a gorgeous hotel. This is revealed to be a plot orchestrated by King Boo to get his revenge on Luigi and capture his friends.
According to an interview of Kensuke Tanabe and Yoshihito Ikebata made by Kotaku , the game's develoment started on the Wii U in 2016 as soon as Next Level Games finished the development of Metroid Prime: Federation Force.
The game was originally revealed in a Nintendo Direct in September 2018. It was later showcased in more details during E3 2019. A trailer showcasing the basic synopsis of the game as well as some new gameplay elements. The Scarecraper was also shown to return.
- Luigi's new Poltergust was teased in a trailer for the inclusion of Simon Belmont in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, almost a month before Luigi's Mansion 3 was made known to the public. It's name is Poltegust G-00 and there are many improvements to the original models, being able to throw plungers and a jet propulsion which makes Luigi jump.
- It is the fourth Mario game to star only Luigi, with the first being Mario is Missing!