Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze coming to Switch on May 4

Beginner-friendly mode starring Funky Kong added.

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, which was first released for Wii U in February 2014, is coming to Switch on May 3 in Japan, and May 4 in North America and Europe, Nintendo announced.

Here is an overview of the Switch version, via Nintendo:

Donkey Kong, Diddy Kong, Dixie Kong and Cranky Kong return for the franchise’s debut on Nintendo Switch. This title includes all the fun and challenge of the original game, plus a new beginner-friendly mode that lets players enjoy this critically acclaimed adventure as groovy surfing simian Funky Kong. Funky Kong can double jump, hover, perform infinite rolls and even perform infinite underwater corkscrews. Thanks to his sturdy surfboard, even spikes can’t slow him down.

Watch the first footage of the Switch version below (from 11:48 to 12:47). View the first screenshots at the gallery.

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