Super Bomberman R/Updates

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Within two weeks of its launch, Super Bomberman R would receive its first update, making various fixes to the controls in response to player feedback. Over the next year and a half, a steady stream of further updates would continue to improve the game experience while adding various new features:[1]

  • 1.2 - March 17, 2017
    • The Room Number option was added to online play.
    • Controls were changed to improve precision, speed, wall collisions, and stopping a kicked bomb.
    • Changes and bugfixes were made to reduce lag in online play.
    • Minor bugs were fixed.
  • 1.3 - April 21, 2017
    • The White Cross, Lagoon, Max Speed, and Power Zone battle stages were added.
    • The Crowns and Bombs accessory sets were added.
    • Frame rate, controls, and lag were improved.
    • The COM difficulty setting was added.
    • Beginner and Normal difficulties were adjusted, and the general difficulty of the rivals was decreased. Additionally, some Story Mode maps were modified for visibility, and a feature was added so that, after a number of continues, the player does not need to pay gems to continue again.
    • The BP rate was adjusted.
    • Minor bugs were fixed.
  • 1.3.1 - May 17, 2017
    • Various errors were fixed.
  • 1.4 - June 29, 2017
    • Vic Viper Bomber, Simon Belmont Bomber, and Pyramid Head Bomber were added.
    • The Conveyor Belt Classic, Panic Factory, Plain Floor, and Desert Fort battle stages were added.
    • The Item and Snowflake accessory sets were added.
    • The Team Battle option was added.
    • Gems were added to all Battle modes (originally, only League Battle rewarded players with Gems).
  • Minor bugs were fixed.
  • 1.4.1 - August 2, 2017
    • A bug causing player movement speed to increase in the Power Zone battle stage was fixed, and other minor bugs were fixed.
  • 2.0 - November 14, 2017
  • 2.0.1 - December 6, 2017
    • Lag in the online Grand Prix mode was reduced.
    • Pyramid Head Bomber's special ability, "Execution", was renamed to "Judgement".
    • In Smuggler's English line "...Ah, these damn balloons", the word "damn" was removed from both the caption and the recorded dialogue. Footage of the old line may still be seen in this YouTube video.
    • Minor bugs were fixed.
  • 2.1 - June 27, 2018
  • 2.2 - September 19, 2018.
    • Civilians mode was added to Grand Prix.
    • Alucard Bomber, Mimi Bomber, Nyami Bomber, Upa Bomber, and Caesar Bomber were added.
    • The pop'n music, Polyhedron, and Boat accessory sets were added.
    • BOMBER TIME was implemented to online play.
    • Bill Bomber's special ability's speed was decreased from 0.11 seconds to 0.18 seconds.
    • MAX was assigned both Plasma Bomber's Plasma Bomb ability and Grand Prix stats.
    • All Five Dastardly Bombers' special bombs were fixed so that they are now affected by Skull effects.
    • Random battle stage selection was added.
    • "Item locations in all Grand Prix stages have been adjusted".
    • Minor bugs were fixed.


  1. Super Bomberman R Official Website, Konami Digital Entertainment, 6/27/2018. Accessed 6/7/2019.