Yesterday, Famitsu revealed that Tabegoro! Super Monkey Ball will be released on October 31st in Japan. A few hours later, SEGA announced that Europe and North America will get it two days earlier, on October 29th (for $39.99, with retail release confirmed). Since this is a remake of Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz (originally released on Wii back in 2006), it’s no surprise SEGA went with Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD for the English title!
This remake will feature updated graphics, but also optimise control schemes, online leaderboards, and even a brand new mini-game mode called Decathlon. As tha name implies, it features a series of 10 mini-games that you have to play in a row.
Here’s the debut trailer for the game:
And next, here’s the list of key features and some screenshots:
- Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz is Back in HD: Originally released on the Wii in 2006, Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD reinvigorates the original game with 100 single-player stages, 10 multi-player mini-games, revamped control schemes, updated graphics, and more.
- Online Leaderboards: A first for the series, players can now compete with others around the world through online leaderboards for single-player Time Attack and the all-new Mini-Game Decathalon Score Attack modes.
- No Monkey Business – Play Your Way: Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD is available on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Steam. With uniquely optimized control schemes for each platform, everyone from first-time rollers to world-record holders can jump right in to the fun.
Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD (Switch) comes out on October 29th in Europe and North America, and October 31st in Japan. The Upcoming Games page has been updated!
Source: SEGA PR