Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair is next week’s free EGS Game.

Subscribers can claim a free Epic Games Store game every week on Fridays. This week’s game is Daemon X Machina by Marvelous First Studio, which is up for grabs from January 28 to February 3. You can check out that game here. While the game of the week is already being offered, another game is teased for the next week. For next week, the free EGS game is going to be Playtonic Games’ Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair.

About Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair (Free EGS Game February 4 – 10, 2022)

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But what is Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair? If you were a big fan of the game Banjo-Kazooie from back in the day, then this game should be on your radar. It’s developed by Playtonic Games, which is founded by former Rare developers who worked on Banjo-Kazooie. Yooka the Chameleon and Laylee the Bat explore 2.5D levels in this game, unlike the 3D game of the original Yooka-Laylee. Fantastic 2D platformers aren’t that common anymore nowadays, so if you’re in the market for that, then you should definitely try out this fantastic platformer. If you miss yourself some Donkey Kong Country, then this is the game for you. If you’re a big fan of great level design and collectibles that will truly challenge your platforming, then Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair is the game for you. Plus, it’s being offered as a free EGS game, so what’s your excuse not to play it?

If you’re not too keen on waiting, then you can grab Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair now, which is currently on sale on the Epic Games Store.