Super Bomberman R Gets Improved Framerate, New Content via 1.3 Update – Guest Characters Announced

Konami has updated Super Bomberman R to version 1.3.

The new update brings with it 60FPS play, four new versus stages, two new accessories, and more.

Konami also revealed three planned guest characters for the game, including: Belmont Bomber from the Castlevania series, Pyramid Head Bomber from the Silent Hill series, and Vic Viper Bomber from the Gradius series. A release date for the new characters wasn’t confirmed, but here’s a look at them:

Here’s the full run down of patch notes, via the official website:

  • Four new VS stages have been added to the shop (White Cross, Lagoon, Max Speed, Power Zone).
  • Two new series of accessories have been added to the shop (Crowns, Bombs).
  • The frame rate of the entire game has been improved. We also made slight adjustments and improved the controls as well.
  • Less lags are likelier to happen when every participant in the Online Battle have good network connection.
    (If you want to find opponents with good connection, set Other > Basic Settings > Network Settings to the very left.)
  • Made it possible to press L/R to change the inclination of he map in the Story Mode. Other > Basing Settings will also allow you to fix the camera position as well.
  • You can now choose the strength of the COM on the Multiplayer Battle Mode.
  • The strength of the Five Dastardly Bombers on the Story Mode have been adjusted.
  • The difficulties of Beginner and Normal have been reduced, making it easier to beat them.
  • Adjusted the heights and slopes on some maps to improve the visibility.
  • If you continue a certain number of times in the Story Mode, you will be able to continue without paying anymore gems.
  • Changed the BP (Battle Point) increase/decrease rate for the League Battle.
  • Fixed other various small bugs.
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