After a good few months of waiting, the newest and biggest update for Super Bomberman R it out and it comes packed with new content, which includes 10 new characters added to the shop and we’ve got the official patch notes right here:



Ver2.0 Update Notice:

  • The new Battle Mode “Grand Prix” has been added.
  • The Grand Prix mode offers the following new features from normal battles.
    • Each battle is 2 rounds and the team with the most total points wins.
    • Each character has different power-ups.
    • When you lose a life in the Grand Prix mode, you are resurrected after a certain time instead of turning into a Miso Bomb.
    • Soft blocks will start falling after a certain time has elapsed.
  • You can play with the following two rules.
    • Crystal – Compete points by collecting the crystals in the stage.
    • Basic Bomber – Compete points by defeating the opponent team.
  • The Bomberman Bros. each have different individual characteristics but can equip a cartridge to gain features and special abilities of other characters.
  • Up to 6 Nintendo Switch can be connected in the Grand Prix mode for a network battle.
  • The Bomber Planet World can be accessed when beating the Story Mode in Standard Mode.
  • Two new Battle Stages for Standard Mode are available in the shop:
    • Nine Areas.
    • Critical Path.
  • The performance of Belmont Bomber, Vic Viper Bomber and Pyramid Head Bomber’s special abilities have been adjusted.
  • The punch and kick controls have been slightly adjusted.
  • The camera work has been slightly adjusted.
  • Fixed other various small bugs.


New Characters:

  • Option Bomber – A
  • Option Bomber – B
  • Reiko Bomber
  • Shiori Fujisaki Bomber
  • Jehuty Bomber
  • Anubis Bomber
  • Dracula Bomber
  • Princess Tomato Bomber
  • Bubble Head Bomber
  • Goemon Bomber


New Shop Accessories:

  • Starry Sky Solar System Series
  • Crab Series
  • Castlevania Series
  • Gradius Series
  • Silent Hill Series
  • Rumble Roses Series
  • Tokimeki Memorial Series
  • Mystical Ninja Series



There is also a new trailer out that properly showcases Grand Prix mode, which you can see here:

Source: Konami & Konami (YouTube)

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