Konami Shares Release Date For Super Bomberman R 2, Pre-Orders Open Now
Tick tick, boom!
That’s the sound of Konami announcing the launch date for the latest addition to the explosive Bomberman franchise.
Super Bomberman R 2 (SBR2) will blast onto all major consoles with a physical release on September 12th, 2023. And a digital release the following day with the addition of a PC version via Steam.
The game features a brand-new story mode where the Black Moon starship ravages across the galaxy — destroying the cities on the planets it visits. As the threat looms across the universe once again, can the 8 Bomber Brothers and their new friends, the Ellons, save the universe and keep the peace?
Additionally, (SBR2) features four exciting battle modes!
Castle: Fight in 1 vs 15 asymmetrical matches online in this new attack vs. defend battle mode! A defending player is tasked with creating a map and placing defensive traps to slow down the offense. Different terrain options, wall placements, defensive gimmicks and the help of new character types called “Ellons” are at the defending player’s disposal. The attacking side must blow through the defender’s gimmicks to reach all the treasure chests and win.
Battle 64: Be the last player standing in this battle royal classic. This chaotic mode features 64 players, but only one can come out victorious.
Grand Prix: Compete for crystals and knock out other players. Team battles are a blast in this game mode.
Standard: The beloved classic battle mode from Super Bomberman R 1 (SBR1) and Super Bomberman Online returns.
There’s also a new “Stage Editor — a powerful tool for players to craft their own stages and share them online for others to play in the new “Castle” battle mode.
SBR2 will include crossplay and launch on the PlayStation5, PlayStation4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Steam and Nintendo Switch.