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Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle director Davide Soliani has spoken about the pressure faced while making the game, and actually thought that people would end up hating it. He even believed it’d be the last game he’d work on.

To be fair, when the title leaked before its official reveal, many had doubts that a crossover between the Mario and Rabbids franchises would work. Soliani told GamesIndustry that he initially saw “the worst messages” on forums, but the consensus changed once the official announcement was made.

Ubisoft has just announced that the original Mario + Rabbids game, Kingdom Battle, has been played by over 10 million people. This news comes in celebration of the game’s fifth anniversary, only a few months before the launch of its sequel, Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope.

Additionally, Ubisoft have also shared an interview with the game’s Creative Director Davide Soliani, Lead Producer Xavier Manzanares, and Associate Producer Cristina Nava which covers the transition they went through in beginning work on Mario +Rabbids Sparks of Hope.

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle Nintendo Switch Online Game Trial

Original (6/28): Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle will be the next Nintendo Switch Online Game Trial in Europe, a listing on the eShop reveals. This should apply to all PAL regions.

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle can be played for free with an active subscription between July 4 and July 10. Any progress made in the game can be transferred to the full version.

Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot recently stopped by the IGN Unfiltered podcast to talk about his career, the company and its various games, and more. For a few minutes, the crossover Switch game Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle was discussed.

Guillemot first shared the following about the origins of the project:

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle

It’s a busy time for Switch software updates. Not only is Nintendo providing patches for some of its older titles, but Ubisoft has also updated Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle.

Today’s update provides direct access to challenges, UI improvements, and bug fixes. You can find the full patch notes below.

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle

We have a sales update on Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle, straight from the game’s director. Since launch, the Switch title has managed to sell over two million copies.

Ubisoft hasn’t said too much about Mario + Rabbids’ sales on the record. However, as of last September, it was the best-selling third-party game on Switch.


Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle just had its one year anniversary. To celebrate, Ubisoft has shared a number of statistics, including the most picked roster, enemies defeated, more.

Here’s the full message from Ubisoft with an infographic:

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle

Best Buy is currently running a special, offering a free copy of Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle with the purchase of a Switch. The offer lasts until August 25. You can place an order here.


Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle - Donkey Kong Adventure

The Donkey Kong Adventure DLC in Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle in out now for all players. Have a look at the launch trailer below.

The next update for Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle has gone live. Version 1.7.561410 is now available.

If you have the season pass (or Gold Edition), you can begin playing the Donkey Kong Adventure DLC. It’ll be available to all players tomorrow.

Note that in order to begin playing the DLC, you need to complete Ancient Gardens (World 1) once.

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