Hello Kitty Joins Super Monkey Ball: Banana Mania as DLC

Super Monkey Ball: Banana Mania Hello Kitty

Sega have revealed Hello Kitty will be a launch DLC character for Super Monkey Ball: Banana Mania.

As previously reported, the game is a remake compilation of Super Monkey Ball, Super Monkey Ball 2, and Super Monkey Ball Deluxe; just in time for the series 20th anniversary. Players must choose their monkey- each with their own stats, and bowl down tilting courses. Do you nab all the bananas you can across over 300 stages, minigames, 4 player co-op, and story mode? Or do you go for the fastest time?

Guest unlockable characters thus far have included other Sega stars; such as Sonic the Hedgehog and TailsBeat from Jet Set Radio, Kazuma Kiriyu from the Yakuza, and Morgana from Persona 5. Hello Kitty will not only be truely a guest character, but also paid DLC.

You can find the announcement trailer below.

Hello Kitty will be available October 5th for $4.99 USD.

You can find the rundown (via Steam) below.

Roll through wondrous worlds with AiAi and friends as you race to stop monkey mad scientist Dr. Bad-Boon from blowing up Jungle Island! Join the all-star monkey team of AiAi, MeeMee, GonGon, Baby, YanYan and Doctor as you bounce, tilt, and roll your way across hundreds of delightfully crafted levels and mazes. It’s monkey business for the gang as you take down Dr. Bad-Boon and steal back your beloved bananas!


  • The ultimate Super Monkey Ball Experience – More than 300 stages from Super Monkey Ball, Super Monkey Ball 2 and Super Monkey Ball Deluxe.
  • Go Bananas with 12 fun minigames including Monkey Racing, Monkey Soccer, Monkey Bowling, Monkey Baseball and much more!
  • Challenge your friends as you compete for the top banana on the online leaderboards!
  • Immerse yourself in the Super Monkey Ball world with creative comic-book-style storytelling in Story Mode.
  • Want to be the coolest monkey on the block? Customize your character and Super Monkey Ball to make it your own!

Super Monkey Ball: Banana Mania launches October 5th on Windows PC (via Steam), Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S.

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Ryan was a former Niche Gamer contributor.