Pikmin prerelease information
Some information about prerelease content in Pikmin exists, in the form of trailers and gameplay footage. This content differs from what can be found in the final game. The videos, screenshots, etc. shown here are about development versions, and although their exact labels are not known, fans commonly call them "beta", "alpha", "pre-alpha", or "prerelease" versions.
Some unused content also exists inside the final version, that hints at what sort of content was meant to appear in the final version, but that information is listed on the unused content page instead.
The game's trailers showed footage that contained some changes from Pikmin's final version. These following 3 trailers are presumably ordered chronologically.
The following is different from the final version:
The following changes from the final version can be spotted:
The following differences from the final version can be seen:
E3 2001 Tech Demo Show Off
The trailer at the start of this video is the same as trailer 1, but it has an extra clip at the end, split into four quadrants, with the following things being noteworthy:
The following can be noted in the gameplay footage that comes after the trailer:
Japanese Pikmin website gameplay
This video is from the Japanese Pikmin website and could be downloaded in two formats: one for a higher quality version of the video and a lower quality version. The following differences can be noted:
IGN Pikmin GameCube gameplay video
The pre-rendered clips on the enemy reel show some enemies in places where they can't be found in the final game, as well as areas that look a bit different. The enemy reel was probably recorded before some of the levels' layouts changed.