In an interview with Eurogamer, Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto confirmed that Pikmin 4 is in development and more than that, is “very close to completion.” He didn’t give any details on when we can expect to see the game or what console it would be on.
The last game in the series, Pikmin 3, was released for Wii U in 2013. Previous titles were released for the GameCube in 2001 and 2004. You play astronaut Captain Olimar who has crashed on a strange planet inhabited by creatures he calls pikmin. By strategically utilizing the abilities of the different pikmin, you find parts and rebuild your ship.