The Yooka-Laylee developer and publisher Playtonic Games has issued a warning via social media about a new scam currently doing the rounds – linked to a game it’s publishing.
It seems “someone” is offering a beta test opportunity for MegaWobble’s Lil Gator Game. scheduled to be released on the Nintendo Switch and multiple other platforms this year. Apparently, it’s actually a scam.
Here’s the full rundown from Playtonic, advising players not to click any links provided in scam messages:
“It has come to our attention that someone is offering beta testing for Lil Gator Game. We can confirm this is a SCAM and not from Playtonic or @LilGatorGame. If we were offering this to our communities we would announce it on our Twitter and not via any other channels.
“Please do NOT click the links provided in the scam message! If you receive any suspicious messages claiming to be from Playtonic please let us know. Stay safe everyone”
In Lil Gator Game, players will embark on an “adorable” adventure – discover new friends and uncover everything an island has to offer as they climb, swim, glide and slide about. You can learn about this game in our original story:
Be on the lookout for a Lil Gator release date announcement in the near future.