Super Bomberman R 2: Trailers, platforms & everything we know

Andrew Highton
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Super Bomberman R 2 is ready to deliver more of the explosive gameplay that the series has become known for over the decades and we’ve got all the latest on the next Bomberman game.

Classic multiplayer experiences will never die and if you look back down the years then you’ll be hard-pressed to find many games that have captured the essence of local co-op multiplayer more than Bomberman.

Its crazy mazes and variety of abilities and upgrades make each game of Bomberman feel alive and adrenaline-fueled and each entry has stuck quite rigidly to the time and tested formula that has helped the franchise retain a large audience.

The Nintendo Direct Mini on June 28, 2022, unveiled Super Bomberman R 2, and this is everything we know about it so far.


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Bomberman is quite an iconic presence in gaming’s heritage.

Does Super Bomberman R 2 have a release date yet?

Currently, Super Bomberman does not have a definitive release date.

However, following Super Bomberman R 2’s announcement, we know that Konami is aiming to release the game in 2023, but they haven’t been able to narrow it down to a date or even a month just yet.

The reception to Super Bomberman R, the first game since the closure of original developers Hudson Soft, was a bit mixed, so understandably Konami wants to make the game the best it can be.

Super Bomberman R 2 trailer

June 28, 2022, saw the very first footage of the game including story details and actual gameplay as well. It depicts the eight Bomberman Brothers and introduces new battle modes along with many other additional elements.

Super Bomberman R 2 gameplay

It’s hard to reinvent the Bomberman formula all these years later, but credit to Konami they are changing things up in Super Bomberman R 2 with the addition of the new Castle Mode.

The new game mode has tower defense vibes in that one player needs to set up Bombermen to defend their base, whereas an attacker needs to conquer that base. The debut trailer also confirmed that there would be a new Story Mode to complete as well.

Furthermore, Battle Royale and Grand Prix Battle Modes help to flesh out the content of the game

Super Bomberman R 2 platforms

Super Bomberman R 2 is going to be available to buy on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Steam, and Nintendo Switch.

This will allow players of all consoles to experience the flurry of a game of Bomberman.


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