Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Will Release on Switch in May

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Will Release on Switch in May

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Will Release on Switch in May

The Nintendo Switch had an excellent 2017, which was driven in part by Nintendo's focus on putting a bunch of first-party franchises on the console early.

With the Nintendo Switch outpacing the Wii U's sales, it's clear that many gamers skipped Nintendo's last generation console entirely.

With a tentative date of "spring", Donkey Kong will swing into the craziness of Mario + Rabbid: Kingdom Battle only on the Nintendo Switch. This includes all of the DLC that was eventually released, so what we'll get on the Switch is certainly the definitive version of Hyrule Warriors. New costumes themed around Breath of the Wild are also included.

While the game will largely remain the same, it will feature a new mode starring Funky Kong.

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New for this release is Funky Kong, who can double jump, pull off infinite rolls and infinite underwater corkscrews. and can use his surfboard to bounce across spikes and hover in the air.

Are you excited about playing Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze on the Switch?

No, Nintendo isn't calling it Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze POLAR EDITION or anything, just the plain old original title. This new mode will make the game much more accessible to a younger audience.

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