Super Bomberman R Adds New Grand Prix Mode, New Characters, Stages, And More In Ver. 2.0

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Super Bomberman R went live with its Version 2.0 update that introduces a new Battle Mode called “Grand Prix” as well as some new character and accessories at the shop, and plenty more.

The above is a new video showing the Grand Prix mode in action.


Here are the full details from Konami’s patch notes:


  • 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.


  • 10 new characters are available in the shop.
    • 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


  • 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


  • 9 new accessories are available in the shop.
    • Starry Sky Solar System Series
    • Crab Series
    • Castlevania Series
    • Gradius Series
    • Silent Hill Series
    • Rumble Roses Series
    • Zone of the Ender Series
    • Tokimeki Memorial Series
    • Mystical Ninja Series


  • 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.


Super Bomberman R is available on the Nintendo Switch.

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