Kick your workout up a notch with martial arts fitness, exclusively on your Nintendo Switch
London, United Kingdom – 19th August – Marvelous Europe Limited are today excited to announce that the rhythm-based fitness game, KNOCKOUT HOME FITNESS, will launch exclusively for Nintendo Switch on 8th October 2021. Developed in partnership with a leading health specialist group in Japan, KNOCKOUT HOME FITNESS will be released physically and digitally across Europe and Australia with English, French and German localisation and is now available to pre-order physically from participating retailers.
In KNOCKOUT HOME FITNESS players will be able to immerse themselves in body strengthening fitness routines inspired by numerous martial arts practices, including Boxing, Karate and Muay Thai, to deliver calorie-burning exercises simply by using the Nintendo Switch joy-cons.
As part of these calorie-burning exercises, players will be supported by one of four different in-game trainers, with each having their own personality and style of delivering the routines, all of which will be fully voiced in English, French and German languages.
By using the motion controls of the Nintendo Switch joy-cons players will punch, jab, squat and kick their way through different workout routines by matching their movement in time with the beat. Those looking to improve their fitness long term can embrace the Personal Training Mode, a daily training program that is customised to your specific goals with your in-game trainer, while those looking for something more casual can enjoy 3-minute Fitness Mode, a quick and easy workout with lots of different exercises and routines to explore.
Whether you embrace your personalised fitness program, or take part in 3-minute exercises, progress of your workout activities can be monitored within Progress Reports. Here players will find stats related to their in-game workouts and can monitor any goals set.
KNOCKOUT HOME FITNESS is about exploring your own personal workout, your way, in your own time and this title will feature customisable options, including a mirror mode, as well as motivational soundtracks spanning genres such as EDM, Techno, Trance, Rock and Hip Hop, to keep you motivated during your workout.
KNOCKOUT HOME FITNESS will launch physically and digitally for the Nintendo Switch within Europe and Australia on 8th October 2021. Further information relating to KNOCKOUT HOME FITNESS, including available retailers, can be found on the official Marvelous Games website.
About KNOCKOUT HOME FiTNESS:
Developed by fitness experts and using various martial arts as its core, Knockout Home Fitness is a rhythm fitness game that combines proven fat-burning aerobic exercises with training that will strengthen the whole body, with just the joy-cons as your apparatus.
Choose from one of four personal trainers to guide you through 60 expertly crafted workouts, including Kick Boxing, Boxing, Karate, Muay Thai, Kung fu and more. Whether you need a strict instructor or a kind supporter, these trainers are always there to build your motivation and encourage you as you progress towards your fitness goals.
Exercises are easy to follow by working out in time to the music. Pick the perfect motivational beat from a choice of 25 music tracks spanning genres such as EDM, Techno, Trance, Rock and Hip Hop.
▪ Exercise Inspired by Martial Arts: Martial arts are renowned for their incredibly effective workout, combining cardio, strength training, agility and flexibility. Knockout Home Fitness uses workouts from a variety of martial arts to efficiently work the whole body, including Kick Boxing, Boxing, Karate, Muay Thai and Kung Fu.
▪ Your Own Personal Trainer: Created in partnership with FiNC who have helped 10 million people get fit via their AI personal training app, trainers in Knockout Home Fitness use 60 effective programmes to create a workout experience tailored to your personal fitness goals.
▪ Make Your Workout Work For You: Follow tailored programmes that take as little as 10 minutes, or sweat it in a full 30-minute workout. Use ‘3 Minute Fitness’ mode for quick bursts or to top up your workout. No matter the level you choose, every rep is tracked and counts towards your goals in the game’s inbuilt reporting mode, ‘My Report’.
▪ Workout to the Beat: Players can easily follow the action by working out to the rhythm, including on-screen counts and clear visuals. Pick the perfect motivational track from a choice of 25, spanning genres such as EDM, Techno, Trance, Rock and Hip Hop. Your workout will adapt to your song of choice, so every rep feels personal to you.
About Marvelous Europe
Founded in April 2012, Marvelous Europe Limited is the European arm of Marvelous Inc. a publicly listed entertainment company based in Tokyo. Marvelous is both a game developer and publisher with our popular PC and console titles including Story of Seasons and Rune Factory, in addition to third-party acquisitions such as Granblue Fantasy Versus and Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin.