The Rebellious Axel Drifts into Super Monkey Ball Banana Rumble as Part of SEGA Pass DLC

IRVINE, Calif. – June 13, 2024 – Alright, let’s get it on! As part of the SEGA Pass DLC, Super Monkey Ball Banana Rumble will welcome the crazy taxi driver Axel from the to the roster as a playable character! Super Monkey Ball Banana Rumble launches exclusively for the Nintendo Switch family of systems June 25, 2024.

Race and roll with Axel as he joins AiAi and friends, causing chaos along the way! Axel will be playable across both Adventure Mode and Battle Mode, with different stats to help him on the courses. Plus, for Axel only, all in-game bananas will switch to coins in homage to the franchise so you can make some crazy money.

Fans who purchase the Super Monkey Ball Banana Rumble Digital Deluxe Edition on the Nintendo eShop for £59.99 will receive both the standard edition of the game and the SEGA Pass, which includes a total of six additional playable characters – Sonic, Tails, Knuckles, Amy, Axel, and an additional playable character – from iconic SEGA franchises, along with a set of 15 bonus SEGA-themed character customization items.

The SEGA Pass will also be available as a separate purchase for £22.49, so those who choose the Digital Deluxe Edition will save on the bundle! Individual character packs will also be available for £4.49 each. All content is scheduled to be released over the coming months.

For more information on the game, please visit the official website at and the official social accounts on X, Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok, and stay tuned as SEGA reveals the final character coming to the SEGA Pass ahead of the official game launch on June 25.



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