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Kirby™ has met his match in battle…himself!
Kirby is entering a tournament against his toughest rival yet…himself! 1-4 players can fight in local* or online** battles. Pick from 10+ abilities and 10 battle types to compete in countless matchups. Hoard treasure in Ore Express, knock out opponents in Slam Hockey, shoot missiles at Robo Bonkers, and more! There's a single-player story mode too!
As you uncover King Dedede's nefarious plan, you'll unlock abilities and battle types in the Cake Royale tournament. In this competition, you’ll learn the basics of battle while earning Boost Orbs that power up Kirby, as well as nostalgic headgear to wear in other modes, and even a new playable character. Then dive into battle! 4 players can enjoy battling together via local wireless*, Online Ranked mode, or with Download Play. Compete in 2-on-2 or Free-For-All battles. May the last Kirby standing win!
The demo allows players to try 3 battles in the single-player and multiplayer* modes. Try the Sword, Cutter, and Beetle ability, and transfer Meta Knight and coins as a bonus to the main game once the full version is purchased!
- Nintendo 3DS
- Release Date
- 19 Jan 2018
- No. of Players
- up to 4 players
* MSRP: Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price. Actual price may vary. See retailer for details.
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* If eligible for a Just for You offer, the final price reflects the combined Sale and Just for You offers. The Just for You offer is discounted from the sale price.
©2017 HAL Laboratory, Inc. / Nintendo. Kirby and Nintendo 3DS are trademarks of Nintendo. © 2017 Nintendo.
*Additional games and systems required for multiplayer mode. Sold separately.
**Wireless Internet access required for online play. For more info, go to support.nintendo.com.
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