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Nintendo has prepared a new Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze trailer to promote the game’s early launch on Switch in May. We have the video below.

Nintendo UK have revealed a pre-order bonus for Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze on Switch. By reserving the game on its official store, you’ll receive the exclusive Donkey Kong Tall Mug pictured above.

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze launches for Switch on May 4. Pre-orders can be placed on the Nintendo UK store here.

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze is nearing its May 4 launch on Switch. Ahead of its release, Digital Foundry is taking a look at the game to see how it stacks up to the Wii U original.

First, let’s talk resolution. Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze ran at 720p on Wii U. When docked on Switch, it increases to 1080p. Digital Foundry estimates the portable resolution to be roughly 648p.

We’re two weeks out from the Switch version of Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze. That means the game’s North American website has opened, accessible here.

The Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze site has just about what you’d expect. Visit the link for videos, plenty of details about the platformer, and more.

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze finally has a listing on the North American Switch eShop, and pre-loading is now available. That means you can be ready for the launch of the digital version by paying for the game in advance and downloading the required data. Then on launch day, you’ll just have to connect to the internet one time to begin playing.

Just in case you’re curious, Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze can also be pre-loaded in Europe. That option has actually been available for quite some time.

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze takes up 6.6GB on Switch.

Source: Switch eShop

Nintendo has uploaded a pair of new Japanese commercials for Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze on Switch. We have both below.

Nintendo has published a pair of new trailers for the Switch version of Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze focusing on DK himself and Funky Kong. Find both videos below.

Amazon Italy is listing a special edition for Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze on Switch. The package includes the game, a keyring, and some stickers. Pre-orders can be placed here.

It’s unclear if this special edition is available only in Europe. The package could also be exclusive to Amazon Italy.

A short Japanese overview trailer has just been released showing off the Switch version of Tropical Freeze. You can check it out down below.



Our latest look at Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze on Switch is here. In the video below, you can get a look at 1-2 Shipwreck Shore and some Funky Kong surfing action.

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