Yo-kai Watch 4 details GeGeGe no Kitaro side quest, gacha machines, character growth, and yo-kai befriending system

Help Kitaro find Medama-Oyaji.

Level-5 has released new information and screenshots of Yo-kai Watch 4: We’re Looking Up at the Same Sky introducing the recently announced GeGeGe no Kitaro side quest, gacha machines, character growth, and the yo-kai befriending system.

Get the details below.

■ Medama-Oyaji Has Gone Missing!? Look for Him with Kitaro

Kitaro and Medma-Oyaji from GeGeGe no Kitaro will appear during an in-game quest. Natsume and the Yo-kai Detective Team meet him in the park.

Help Kitaro search for Medama-Oyaji, who he seems to has lost sight of. Listen to the eyewitness accounts of the yo-kai, and track down Medama-Oyaji!

Yo-kai Watch 4

Yo-kai Watch 4

Yo-kai Watch 4

Yo-kai Watch 4

Yo-kai Watch 4

Yo-kai Watch 4

■ Each of the Four Worlds Has “Gacha”

Gacha machines with different appearances exist in each of the four worlds of Yo-kai Watch 4. By advancing the story, you will be able to visit a facility known as “Gasha Land” in the Yo-makai world at any time to play gacha. Get coins from treasure chests and rewards to play tons of gacha!

Yo-kai Watch 4

—From left to right: modern day gacha (Keita’s world), future gacha (Natsume’s world), past gacha (Shin’s world), and yo-kai gacha (Yo-makai world).

Yo-kai Watch 4

■ Develop the Skills of the Six Watch Users

There are six Watch users that can participate in battle. Each has a different weapon and special moves. And by strengthening their Watch Skills, you can battle at an even greater advantage. Strategically alot points to develop each character!

—The six chosen Watch users. From left to right: Shin, Touma, Keita, Natsume, Fumi-chan, and Akinori.

Yo-kai Watch 4

—Each character’s watch has six parameters: Ghost, Body, Technique, Heart, Love, and Friendship. You can obtain the points necessary to strengthen these parameters through means such as leveling up in battle.

Yo-kai Watch 4

Yo-kai Watch 4

■ New Yo-kai Befriending System: “Konkatsu”

The yo-kai befriending system in Yo-kai Watch 4 is completely new. By “Soulsucking” from yo-kai during battle, you will get “Souls.”

By trading in Souls, which are crystallizations of a yo-kai’s power, “Konkatsu” (Soulmatching) consultant Konsaru will introduce you to wonderful new friends. Discover who you are fated to meet!

Yo-kai Watch 4

Yo-kai Watch 4

Yo-kai Watch 4

Yo-kai Watch 4

Yo-kai Watch 4: We’re Looking Up at the Same Sky is due out for Switch on June 20 in Japan. Read more about the game here.

View the screenshots at the gallery.

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