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You can score as the latest Strikers—Pauline and Diddy Kong—hit the field with a free software update for the Mario Strikers: Battle League game, available now exclusively for the Nintendo Switch family of systems. You can gear up for Striker with the Barrel Gear Set, monkey around on the Planetoid stadium, and check out the newly added Strikers Ranking, also included in the update.


Here is a list of newly added playable characters and more in Mario Strikers: Battle League. Please note: a software update is required to access the newly added content.


New playable characters

Pauline and Diddy Kong hit the field in this free update!


Ready to roughhouse, Pauline’s powerful strength and speed attributes mean opponents are never safe from her tackles. Pauline's Hyper Strike is Swing Solo.


Diddy Kong’s balanced combo of speed, passing, and technique attributes make him a dominant midfielder. Diddy Kong’s Hyper Strike is Barrel Boom.


New gear

The free update adds the Barrel Gear Set to the in-game gear. When equipped, this gear increases the strength and shooting attributes at the cost of other attributes.


New stadium

The free update adds Planetoid to the list of stadiums.


New ranking

Players can check their individual rankings in the newly added Striker Ranking.


*Software update required.

ESRB Rating: Everyone 10+ with Cartoon Violence, Comic Mischief