Nintendo has updated this legendary Diddy Kong rendering and Donkey Kong fans are wondering why

While there hasn’t been much Donkey Kong news on the Nintendo scene lately, it seems that an image of Diddy Kong has recently gone viral.

That’s because it corresponds to an updated render of the character. The art was originally created for Mario Party DS and has now been updated to feature more realistic looking arms, legs, tail, face and hair.

This is the new one:

And here is the original:

The new render has been found on Nintendo Japan’s official website and it is currently unknown why it was created. Some suggest that a new Mario Party could be on the way, although nothing is confirmed.