Beat from Jet Set Radio joins Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania as a playable character

Beat from Jet Set Radio joins Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania as a playable character

Let’s get scratchin’!

That’s right, the protagonist of Sega’s graffiti-spraying, city-skating 2000 action hit will be rollin’ right into the world of Monkey Ball this October. As Sega mentions in its announcement below, Beat will be included as a free, unlockable character from launch – it’s sad that this kind of thing has to be explicitly explained these days, huh?

Highlights

  • — Super Monkey Ball (@SuperMonkeyBall) August 4, 2021

  • Beat from Dreamcast classic Jet Set Radio is coming to Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania as a playable character, free and unlockable on all platforms through normal gameplay at launch! 🎨#SuperMonkeyBall #BananaMania #JetSetRadio pic.twitter.com/A50xTUtGt1

Are you happy at this latest Monkey Ball reveal? Will you be picking up the game when it launches on 5th October? Let us know in the comments.

Sonic and Tails have also previously been confirmed to be playable, and paid DLC will also be available for the game, including one pack that actually lets you play as a Game Gear, Dreamcast, and Sega Saturn. Yes, games consoles inside balls collecting bananas. Welcome to 2021.