Cut the Rope gets 'Lantern Box' update for Chinese New Year

Year of the Candy Snake

Cut the Rope gets 'Lantern Box' update for Chinese New Year
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Cut the Rope players can celebrate the Chinese New Year (which just so happens to be this Sunday) by playing some brand-new levels, courtesy of ZeptoLab's illuminating new Lantern Box update.

This oriental-themed level pack, which went live today, contains 25 fresh challenge screens for Cut the Rope fans to overcome.

What's more, ZeptoLab is introducing a never-before-seen gameplay element in this update. Yep, magical paper lanterns.

As you can see from the trailer (below), these lanterns possess the ability to teleport candy. Drop some candy into one lantern, and you can then choose which lantern you want your sugary payload to fall out of.

Sweets for the sweet

This fresh Cut the Rope mechanic opens up a whole new world of snack delivery possibilities, giving players who have already bested January's Steam Box update something else to get their teeth into.

App Store shoppers can download the Latern Box update right now. Android users should expect the update later today.

On you go, then. We can hear Om Nom's stomach growling.

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James Gilmour
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