If you’re looking for more information on Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair, then you’ve come to the right place. We’ve put together this list of frequently asked questions just for you!

What is Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair?
Rescue Queen Phoebee’s Royal Beettalion Guard and prepare to take on Capital B’s most dastardly challenge yet in this brand new platforming adventure hybrid!

Yooka and Laylee must combine their abilities to take on a series of challenging and vibrant 2.5D levels, as well as explore and solve puzzles in the beautiful 3D overworld.

If you’d like to see the game in action, check out our YouTube playlist!

When was it released?
Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair released on October 8th 2019.


Which platforms is Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair available on?
The game is available on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC (Steam and GOG).

Note: The game will be available on Steam at 6PM BST / 10AM PT / 1PM ET

Can I buy a boxed version?
Yes! You can buy boxed versions for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

Please check with your preferred retailer if they will be stocking this.

How much does it cost?
The standard edition of Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair is £24.99 / $29.99 / €29.99 digitally.

A Digital Deluxe Edition is available on Steam and GOG for £39.07 / $47.57 / €45.87 digitally.

What’s included in the Digital Deluxe Edition?
The Digital Deluxe Edition includes…
– Base game
– Trowzer’s Top Tonic Pack (see below for more info on this)
– Original soundtrack
– Digital graphic novel


I pre-ordered the game, do I get anything extra?
If you pre-ordered Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair digitally or from a selected retailer, you would have received the exclusive ‘Trowzer’s Top Tonic Pack’ – a collection of four cosmetic Tonics including Large Head Tonic, Glow Worm Tonic, D.I.S.C.O. Tonic and Yooka 64!

I didn’t pre-order, can I get these extra Tonics at a later date?
Yes. We will have more information on this soon.


What are Tonics?
Tonics allow you to mix up your gameplay by modifying various aspects of the game. There are more than 60 Tonics in Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair which include infinite rolling, harder enemies and super speed. They can also unlock new environmental and visual effects!


How does the game run on Nintendo Switch?
Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair runs at 60fps both docked and in handheld mode.

Is there a platinum trophy on the PS4 version?
Heck yes there is!

Does the Nintendo Switch version support the use of the Nintendo Switch Pro Controller?
Yes! Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair on Nintendo Switch supports the use of the Nintendo Switch Pro Controller.

Which languages will Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair support?
Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair supports the following languages…

Console: English, French, German, Spanish, Japanese, and Simplified Chinese
PC: English, French, German, Spanish, Japanese, Simplified Chinese and Polish

How many hours of gameplay is there?
This all depends on you! There are 40 levels, a sprawling overworld and a lair that can be tackled at any time! On top of this, there are lots of collectibles, alternate level states, Pagie challenge levels and Tonics to experiment with, so playthrough times will vary!

Are there collectibles in the game?
Yes, lots! You’ll need to be on the look out for T.W.I.T coins and quills in each of the levels, as well as collecting Tonics and members of Queen Phoebee’s Royal Beettalion along the way too!

Can I stream/upload video content of this game to my YouTube/Mixer/Twitch channel?
Yes of course! We actively encourage players to capture in-game footage and share to their channels once the game has launched.


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