This week, Nintendo introduced the return of Diddy Kong in Mario Kart Tour, his first appearance in the series in 11 years. Additionally, they revealed that Peachette will also be a playable character in the upcoming smartphone title.
Here are the highlights:
“His trademark red cap and star-pattern shirt make him instantly recognizable!”
Here’s a look at Diddy Kong in action:
Diddy Kong is back after 11 long years, for the first time since his appearance in #MarioKart Wii! Plus, he returns with a new special Item – a pair of Banana Barrels! Pre-register now and get ready to paint the course yellow on 9/25 with tons of banana peels! #MarioKartTour pic.twitter.com/1BVOXFg0zd
— Mario Kart Tour (@mariokarttourEN) September 6, 2019
As for Peachette, a screenshot of her appearance in-game was revealed:
As for Peachette’s exclusive in-game item, more info is set to be revealed in the upcoming days.
Mario Kart Tour will be available on Android and Apple iOS devices on September 25, 2019. You can check out more gameplay here.