For a few weeks legendary video game music composer Grant Kirkhope has been teasing work on a new project, and now the secret is out. Kirkhope, who is most known for his work on the Banjo-Kazooie franchise and most recently Yooka-Laylee, went to his official Twitter account to seemingly confirm his involvement in writing music for the upcoming Mario + Rabbids title. See the tweet below:
ME writing music for MARIO!!!! ….. beyond excited !!!!
— Grant Kirkhope (@grantkirkhope) June 12, 2017
Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle just had a big reveal during Ubisoft’s #UBIE3 event, and announced a release date of August 29th. The game will be launched exclusively on the Nintendo Switch.