Insiders: Nintendo will release a new Donkey Kong this year from the authors of Super Mario Odyssey

Development team from Nintendo EPDresponsible for the platformer Super mario odyssey, working on a new part Donkey kong

This was reported by several sources at once, including youtuber. LonelyGoomba, insider Zippo and profile portal Nintendo lifeAccording to the first, the project will be three-dimensional, like “Odyssey”, but the other two argue that the game is created in 2D or 2.5D

As Zippo added, the new project will not be a continuation of the Country series, since the Nintendo EPD is allegedly not interested in creating sequels to games to which they have nothing to do, however, in the new part, Kremling Crew, Diddy and Cranky should return.

The project should be released by the end of 2023 as part of the celebration of the 40th anniversary of the franchise, and the announcement will probably happen on E3 2023

The latest title in the franchise is Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze from Retro Studios, which was released on Wii U in 2014. In 2018, the platformer was re-released on Switch, and Retro Studios itself is now working on Metroid Prime 4

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