After weeks of rumors about a collaboration between Microsoft and Nintendo, a new challenger has showed up. Indeed, furry platforming pals Banjo and Kazooie are joining Nintendo’s 70 or more character roster for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.
Since release, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has had various DLC characters, including Joker from Persona 5, and Piranha Plant from the Mario games. With Banjo-Kazooie, Nintendo can actually now say that it has characters from both Sony, Microsoft, and Sega under its belt, which is absolutely wild to think about.
Obviously, Banjo-Kazooie is no more interesting to Nintendo platforms — the duo initially debuted on Nintendo 64 hardware, back when Rare wasn’t owned by Microsoft. Beside re-releases, everybody haven’t seen quite a bit of either character since 2008’s Nuts and Bolts, which was released for the Xbox 360.
While Nintendo didn’t report a price point for Banjo-Kazooie, it’s important that they’ve said that every “challenger pack” will individually cost $5.99 each. Challenger packs accompany a new warrior, stage, and music tracks. All as of now arranged challenger packs will be out by 2020. On the off chance that everybody add Banjo-Kazooie to the list, which presently likewise incorporates Dragon Quest’s saint, that implies there are two additional characters left to uncover. A “fighters pass” is additionally available, which packages all DLC packs for $24.99, making them accessible when they’re out.