During the fan-led Mother Direct 2023, where roughly an hour of news was shared pertaining to fan projects for the Mother franchise, the highly anticipated fan remake of Earthbound, MOTHER², revealed a new trailer.
The project has been in development for years, comprised of talented diehard fans who seek to create a fresh yet familiar Earthbound experience for veterans and newcomers alike.
This new trailer showcases the playable cast: Ness, Paula, Jeff, and Poo, alongside several development updates. Specifically, the naming screen for party members has been implemented, the battle menu UI has been expanded, and new locations have been added. Magicant and the base of the Happy Happyism cult are some of the more standout locations.
The following note has been shared by the development team and should be emphasized:
“This is an unofficial fan-made game and is not affiliated, associated, authorized, endorsed by, or in any way connected with Nintendo of America Co. LTD, or any of its subsidiaries or affiliates.
Development footage is shown and is subject to change.
Please support Nintendo by playing Earthbound via Nintendo Switch Online.”
For more information and updates on this project, you can follow the MOTHER² Twitter account.
You can view the latest trailer for MOTHER² below:
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