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Wonderfully ridiculous What the Golf swings onto Switch next week

Developer Triband’s acclaimed, and almost entirely ridiculous, golfing oddity What the Golf is heading to Switch next Thursday, 21st May.

What the Golf, for the benefit of those poor souls yet to feel its joys upon them, initially launched on PC and iOS (as an Apple Arcade offering) late last year. What starts out as a briefly ordinary golfing affair rapidly spirals out of control, mutating into a faintly WarioWare-esque mini-game compilation, in which the basic rules of the sport are re-jigged and re-written each time.

Sometimes your ball might be an office chair, requiring a good hard punt up a ramp to reach the hole; other times, it might develop adhesive tendrils requiring you to swing it gracefully toward your goal. Some challenges go all horde mode, asking you to defend a fixed point with frantic ball thwacks, and still others see you navigating space bovines in zero-gravity.

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