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Mario Kart – WII: How To Unlock Funky Kong?

Mario Kart Wii is a racing game which is developed and published by Nintendo for Wii. Mario Kart-Wii is the sixth installment in the Mario Kart series, and it premiered in April 2008. Yasuyuki Oyagi is the director of the game, and Hirotake Ohtsubo and  Yoshihisa Morimoto are the designers. Asuka Ota and Ryo Nagamatsu are the composers of the game. Katsuhisa Satu is the programmer of the game. You can either play the game in single-player mode or multiplayer mode. It is your choice. The game also includes a two to four-person split screen. Let us understand the gameplay of Mario Kart.

The player chooses one of many characters mentioned in the game and participate in different kind of races and battles in which they use go-kart bikes and cars, which is solely based on the location the player has chosen. Mario Kart Wii features 24 playable characters. All are from the Mario series. In this game, the players are from the previous series of games like Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach, Yoshi, Toad, Donkey Kong, and Bowser. Characters such as Rosalina and Dry Browser will be featured for the first time in the game. So the fans of the game are looking forward to these characters. 

Mario Kart wii

Mario Kart Wii

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How to Unlock Funky Kong?

Funky Kong is a fictional character in the game Mario Kart Wii. He is one of the Kong from the Donkey Kong franchise. He was first seen in Donkey Kong Country. What’s his skillset? Funky Kong is a skilled mechanic and possesses the ability to create many vehicles from limited raw materials available. Funky Kong is the owner of Funky’s Flights in Donkey Kong Country. In Mario Kart Wii, Funky Kong was first seen in the Mario series. Funky Kong has a good speed bonus, but it doesn’t match the speed of Baby Luigi and Baby Daisy.

Funky Kong is an unlockable character. How the player unlocks the character? To unlock Funky Kong, you need to first unlock the four expert staff ghost data for DK Mountain. Win 25 wifi races or play a whopping 2250 games. The player does not necessarily finish these tasks but chooses the one which interests them. Funky Kong is a unique character in the game, and players love the characters who possess such great abilities and are unique. Winning and playing 25 Wifi races is the easiest option to get him.

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Funky Kong in Mario Kart Wii

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What are the other characters in Mario Kart Wii?

The characters in the Mario Kart Wii are broadly divided into three categories: light weight, middle weight, and heavyweight. The lightweight ones include Baby Mario, Baby Luigi, Baby Peach, Baby Daisy, Toad, Toadette, Koopa Troopa, and Dry Bones. The medium-weight ones include Mario, Luigi, Peach, Daisy, Yoshi, Birdo, Diddy Kong, and Browser Jr. The heavyweight ones include Wario, Waluigi, Donkey Kong, Funky Kong, King Boo, Rosalina, and Dry Browser. There are two Miis also. Characters in the game are the players or the animals that the audience of the game plays with. The different player possesses different abilities and stats.

How does the Audience rate Mario Kart Wii?

Mario Kart Wii received ‘generally favorable reviews on Metacritic. Reviewers from around the world said that the gameplay is familiar and somewhat safe, and more predictable than that of Mario Kart: Double Dash. Mario Kart Wii was given a special mention in the book 1001 Video Games you must play before you died in 2010. Anthony John Agnello and David Roberts of Games Radar+ ranked Mario Kart Wii #11 in their 2017 list of best Mario Kart games. Mario Kart had a successful launch and sold over 300,000 copies on the launch day itself in Japan.

To sum up today’s article, we discussed and elaborated on the special character in Mario Kart Wii, which is Funky Kong. We discussed how the players in the game could unlock this special and unique character. We also discussed other characters that are available in the game Mario Kart Wii.   

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My name is Shimon Oberoi. An enthusiast, still a learner, but a curious one. I give my 100% to everything I do. A girl with the head full of dreams.

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