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Super Monkey Ball Banana Rumble release date, news & gameplay

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Get ready for some super fun gaming action, because Super Monkey Ball Banana Rumble is bouncing its way onto Nintendo Switch! If you’re a fan of this classic game (or even if you’re a Monkey Ball newcomer) prepare to be wowed by all-new monkey-based craziness…

Super Monkey Ball Banana Rumble release date

The release date for Super Monkey Ball Banana Rumble is set for 25th June 2024. Mark your calendar and prepare for some serious (and not-so-serious) monkey rolling action!

How much will Super Monkey Ball Banana Rumble cost?

Wondering how much you’ll need to part with to get rumbling? Well, Super Monkey Ball Banana Rumble will be priced at £39.99 for the standard edition. There’s also a deluxe edition available for £69.99, which includes additional in-game content, a digital artbook, and the game’s original soundtrack.

Super Monkey Ball Banana Rumble platforms

It’s good news for Switch owners, bad news for well, all other console gamers. Super Monkey Ball Banana Rumble will be exclusively available on Nintendo’s gaming console only.

The Nintendo Switch is the perfect gaming machine for a game like Super Monkey Ball Banana Rumble. Whether you prefer to play at home in front of the TV or on-the-go, you'll be able to join in on the monkey rolling madness wherever you are.

How to play Super Monkey Ball Banana Rumble

The rules of Super Monkey Ball Banana Rumble are simple. Mastering the game is the tricky part! Take control of your favourite monkey character and it them through a series of increasingly difficult levels. The monkey is encased in a ball – a super ball if you prefer - which you roll through the level, avoiding obstacles and navigating to the finish line.

In addition to the classic maze navigation, Super Monkey Ball Banana Rumble introduces several new game modes and mini-games that add lots of variety to the gameplay. These include races, battles, and even a story mode where each character embarks on their own unique adventure. Talking of characters, let’s meet them…

Who are the main characters in Super Monkey Ball Banana Rumble?

The mischievous yet lovable monkeys of Super Monkey Ball are back, and they’re better than ever. Each character comes with their own unique abilities and attributes, adding a layer of strategy to your choice of monkey for different levels and challenges. Here’s a quick rundown of who you'll be rolling with:

  • Aiai. The classic Super Monkey Ball character, Aiai is known for his speed and agility.

  • Meemee. With her cute pink bows, Meemee is a ninja monkey known for her stealthy moves.

  • Gongon. The strongest of the Super Monkey Ball bunch, Gongon is able to plow through any obstacles in his way.

  • Baby. The youngest addition to the crew, Baby is a curious and playful monkey known for his naughty ways.

How many hours of gameplay will Super Monkey Ball Banana Rumble have?

For such a fun and simple sounding game, Super Monkey Ball Banana Rumble actually has loads of depth with a serious amount of content to enjoy. The main story mode alone should give you 20-25 hours of gameplay, as it includes a series of progressively difficult levels, each with its own unique challenges and environments.

On top of that, the various mini-games and additional modes should add another 10-15 hours to your gameplay, depending on how much you enjoy exploring all the game has to offer. And if you’re a completionist who just has to collect every banana and unlock every secret, you’ll get even more hours of Banana Rumbling fun.

Will Super Monkey Ball Banana Rumble have a multiplayer mode?

Yes it will! Super Monkey Ball Banana Rumble features a multiplayer mode where to four players can compete in different banana-filled challenges. Whether it's racing to the finish line or seeing who can collect the most bananas, you’ve got lots of options for taking on friends and family.

You can also test your ball rolling skills against players from around the world, with online multiplayer options matchmaking you with other players - giving you the chance to compete in games of up to 16 players and climb the global leaderboard.

What Super Monkey Ball Banana Rumble features are player customisable?

Customisation is a big part of the fun in Banana Rumble. You can change the colour of your ball, and also personalise your monkey’s appearance with a wide range of costumes and accessories from pirate hats to superhero capes. Special skins are available as rewards for completing certain in-game challenges or as pre-order bonuses. So, if you want to create your own unique look, go for it!

You can also customise the controls and difficulty settings to suit your playing style, from casual gaming to hardcore super-frantic monkey balling.

Can I pre-order Super Monkey Ball Banana Rumble?

Yes, you can pre-order Super Monkey Ball Banana Rumble. In fact, you can order physical copies for Nintendo Switch at Currys right now, for delivery on the day of release. You can also bookmark our upcoming games page to stay in the loop and pre-order games.

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