As anticipated, it was a matter of time before LEGO and Nintendo revealed the new sets as part of their Super Mario collaboration, which would be inspired by Donkey Kong. The long-awaited announcement took place today and we can confirm that more of Donkey Kong’s friends will be made into figures, as well as what each set will include and its price.
As expected, the LEGO Donkey Kong sets would be specifically inspired by the Donkey Kong Country subseries, so we will be able to see Donkey Kong, Dixie Kong, Diddy Kong and even Rambi the rhino, protagonists of each of the 4 sets. that will make up the collection.
However, the sets include other characters, such as Cranky Kong, Funky Kong, Squawks, moles and sharks, and will be compatible with Mario, Luigi and Peach interactive LEGO figures. Best of all, each set will allow you to recreate classic scenes from the franchise, such as the mine levels. Below we leave you what is included and what each set costs.
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What is included in the Donkey Kong’s Tree House Expansion Set?
Perhaps this is the most relevant set of the 4, since it will include Donkey Kong and his grandfather Cranky Kong, protagonists of the most important games in the franchise, apart from Donkey Kong’s home, which will have its hammock, a television and even his iconic bongos. It will be possible to visit Cranky Kong to get some coins or discover a secret compartment. The set will have 555 pieces and will be priced at $59.99 USD.
What is included in the Dixie Kong’s Jungle Jam Expansion Set?
As the name suggests, this set will be inspired by the Dixie Kong musical scene and Mario, Luigi and Peach will be able to get on the track and join the rhythm of the primates and Squawks. It will be made up of 174 pieces and will cost $26.99 USD.
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What is included in the Rambi the Rhino Expansion Set?
While Nintendo and LEGO forgot about Enguarde, Rambi will appear in the sets; in fact, she will have one of her own. It will be the cheapest, since it only includes him and some blocks and a banana, but it will be a great addition for fans who want Donkey Kong to explore along with him. It will consist of 106 pieces and will be priced at $10.99 USD.
What is included in the Diddy Kong’s Mine Cart Ride Expansion Set?
This is the most expensive set, since it will cost $109.99 USD, and it will obviously be the largest (1157 pieces) and attractive for fans of the series, since they will be able to recreate the emblematic levels in minecarts (with 1 mole and shark), In addition to that it will include Diddy Kong and the fan favorite, Funky Kong along with his ship that he has at home. Other characters from the LEGO Super Mario series will be able to jump on the mining cart.
The sets of this new collection will be available from August 1, 2023.
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