The Super Monkey Ball series has been delivering memorable platforming and party game experiences for two decades now. In celebration of the franchise’s 20th anniversary, publisher Sega is releasing Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania, a remaster of the first three games in the series. Along with improved graphics, the game also includes new content for players to explore. It’s likely not a release that fans of the series will want to miss, so let’s look at the release date for Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania.
Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania release date
Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania will be released on October 5, 2021. The game will be available for PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Nintendo Switch, and Steam for $39.99 USD. The game’s Digital Deluxe version costs $49.99 USD and includes extra cosmetic items, including the classic character pack, as well as the Sega Legends pack, which will let you roll around as a Dreamcast, Saturn, or Game Gear.
Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania features over 300 stages compiled from the original Super Monkey Ball, Super Monkey Ball 2, and Super Monkey Ball Deluxe. There’s 12 unique minigames, as well as a full story that can be played either alone or with friends.
The Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania roster includes several recurring characters from that series, as well as some other popular faces from the Sega family. This includes Sonic The Hedgehog, Tails, Beat (Jet Set Radio), and Kiryu (Yakuza). DLC characters include Persona 5’s Morgana, Hello Kitty, and Suezo (Monster Rancher).
Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania will be released on October 5, 2021 and costs $39.99 USD. More details about purchasing the game can be found on its website. We had the chance to play a slice of the game and preview it ahead of its release and walked away pretty excited for the full launch.