In the same VGC interview with former Rare composer Grant Kirkhope, Steve Mayles and Chris Sunderland commented on Banjo-Kazooie as a DLC fighter in . Super Smash Bros. Ultimate .
Steven Mayles, the bird's character and bear's original character designer, said he was "pleased" to see the adorable duo returning to his spiritual home after eleven years in the wild and joking "Dixie Kong" was next turn.
"I'm excited about all the passionate banjo fans who never lost the faith that their heroes would one day return!
Chris Sutherland, the main programmer of the original banjo games, explained how great it was Seeing the Nintendo 64 stars back in action.
Despite the positive response, Kirkhope still has doubts about a future sequel to the Banjo Kazooie series ̵
"Me Do not think Rare has any appetite for it … I do not think they believe it's going to sell, and even in my mind I'm not sure … It's easy to dig into my Twitter feed, but that's it in comparison, only a small audience. "
He also believes that there is no chance that the original team will come together again. So it depends on who Rare and Microsoft asked to work on it in the future.
"You have to find the right people to do it, for example Ubisoft Milan was perfect for Mario, and the Killer Instinct people did a good job."
At the moment, however, the composer is simply happy that Rares mascots have returned to their spiritual home and believe the fans would agree with him.
"They were born on Nintendo consoles. I think they are at home on Nintendo, but that's just my personal opinion, and I think the fans agree. "
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