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Official Super Bomberman R Update Press Release

Earlier we reported on the changes that have arrived for Super Bomberman R with the free DLC update. It has now been confirmed that the game runs at 60 fps instead of 30 in Battle Mode.

Also, it has been announced future DLC is on the way. Konami has revealed some new Bomberman costumes from established franchises, like Castlevania, Silent Hill, and Gradius:



Read the official press release below for details, and read our full review of the game here!


Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. today released free DLC for Super Bomberman R, which gives gamers access to four new stages for battle mode and two new series of accessories using gems acquired in-game.

New DLC for Super Bomberman R includes:


  • 4 New Stages

o    Lagoon – features a moving floor that can be used to access a higher level

o    White Cross – features a crossroad of slippery floors

o    Power Zone – All players start with maximum firepower

o    Speed Zone – All players start with maximum speed


  • 2 New Accessories

o    Crown

o    Bomb


Super Bomberman R also received an update today, which offers a series of improvements and features. As part of the update, players can experience ‘Battle’ mode in 60 fps and have the option to choose the AI’s level of difficulty, as well as change the camera angle in ‘Story’ mode. Additionally, various adjustments have been made to improve controls, fix minor bugs, among others.

Additional items will also be released at a later date, including new characters such as Vic Viper Bomber from Gradius, Belmont Bomber from Castlevania, and Pyramid Head Bomber from Silent Hill.

Super Bomberman R launched globally on March 3, 2017, exclusively for the Nintendo Switch™, marking a fitting return for the beloved multiplayer series. All key Bomberman elements return for the new title as players guide their Bomberman around maze-like areas using timed bombs to open walkways and take out opponents within timed sessions. In Super Bomberman R, up to eight players can compete locally or online in the competitive ‘Battle’ mode, or up to two players can work cooperatively in ‘Story’ mode to clear stages in order to save the galaxy.

Super Bomberman R is now available exclusively for the Nintendo Switch™ at SRP of $49.99.

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Craig Majaski

Craig has been covering the video game industry since 1995. His work has been published across a wide spectrum of media sites. He's currently the Editor-In-Chief of Nintendo Times and contributes to Gaming Age.

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