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This New Switch Game Has Every Meme Lover's Attention

She's the star of a wildly popular children's TV show (with a banned episode to her credit) and a meme-worthy sensation — and now, she's getting her very own video game this fall. "My Friend Peppa Pig" is officially set to drop Fall 2021, and the excitement surrounding Peppa Pig's next adventure is palpable.


While not everyone is into kids' games certainly isn't for everyone, this new title is sure to spark plenty of fodder for the long-standing history of Peppa Pig memes. The internet has been cracking up for years over various aspects of the character and show. For starters, there's her 7'1” height, which blew the mind of many a meme-maker. As noted by Vox, she's also risen to fame among the LGBTQ+ community thanks to her taste in music, which also earned her social media shout-outs from Charli XCX and Lil Nas X. That type of internet clout isn't too shabby for a cartoon pig whose target audience is preschoolers.

Since "My Friend Peppa Pig" features fully customizable avatars, adventure, and character interactions, there should be plenty of juicy meme-creating opportunities ahead. Even in these early stages of hype, fans have taken to Twitter to crack jokes about the game's inevitable competitive scene, its speedrunning potential, and the possibility of future prank birthday gifts.


Gaming's Hog-Wild Hit

The official trailer for "My Friend Peppa Pig" dropped Thursday, May 20, so it's likely only a matter of time before new memes start popping up. The sneak preview clocks in at just over a minute long and mainly focuses on Peppa sharing her excitement about meeting a new friend (the gamer) with her family. She gets hyped about showing her new friend places like the Snowy Mountains, the beach, and Potato City, a veggie-forward theme park from the "Peppa Pig" show. The trailer also includes the release date: Oct. 22, 2021.


Hardcore meme lovers have reason to keep their eyes peeled for more details on Peppa Pig's gaming debut. Weirdly enough, recent esearch has show that pigs may be the gamers of the future — so hopefully those curly-tailed gamers will get an opportunity to test out "My Friend Peppa Pig" for themselves. 

According to Collider, Outright Games' "My Friend Peppa Pig" will be released for the Switch, PS4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and PC. It retails for $39.99, so start adding those coins to your piggy bank.