Aero The Acro-Bat: A batty Merry Christmas is an upcoming game of Aero The Acro-Bat Series. It is planned to be launch at December 25th.
It is three weeks before Christmas, in the North Pole, Santa and his elves were preparing the toys for the children, until they suddenly got ambushed by an evil clown named Ektor and his army of snow clowns. He plans to ruin Christmas forever and harvest children's sadness, so he can take over the world. He manages to capture all the elves, all but one female elf named Mina, she manages to escape and she rides a young reindeer in training named Maxwell and the two fly off. Meanwhile Aero was flying through the night sky during his winter vacations from the circus, when suddenly he bumped into Mina and Maxwell, the two crash land on the softy snow. After explaining to the bat about the situation, Aero decides to help the elf and the little reindeer. In the other hand Ektor realizes what was going on in through his computer monitor and charged his army in order to get rid of the three threats. Can Aero defeat the wizard and save Christmas before its too late?
The game is a 2D sidescroller just like the previous games, however except that the stages are winter themed with snow and so on, it has a total of twelve stages with five levels, each level has a mission while the last level has the boss, followed by a cutscene. The player can play as either Aero, Mina or Maxwell. Aero's move set remain the same except that he was earned two new abilities called: Super Drill. A upgraded and more powerful version of his signature swirl attack, which can be used when holding B to charge and let it go in order to perform the attack. His second attack is the: Shooting Star Rainstorm. After collecting enough Rainbow colored stars, Aero causes shooting stars to fall on the entire screen, instantly defeating many foes, it can also be used in a boss battle where it can decrease half of the boss's HP. Mina can dash very fast, hit the enemies with a large candy cane and throw snowballs at the enemies. Maxwell can charge at the enemies and hits them with his antlers, he can also kicks them with his hooves and jump on them.