A trailer surfaced introducing a line of new characters that will be making their way to the roster for Super Bomberman R. One that’s an eye opener is Solid Snake and Naked Snake from the Metal Gear Solid franchise will be coming, and both will be voiced by David Hayter. The original voice of Snake before Kiefer Sutherland took the role for Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain.
Previously announced was Super Bomberman R coming to other platforms after launching exclusively on Nintendo Switch for a year, with each version on Xbox, Playstation and PC getting an unique character that compliments their platform.
Along with the Solid Snake and Naked Snake being announced in the trailer, other characters introduced to the roster are Metal Gear Rising’s Raiden, Legend of the Mystical Ninja’s Ebisumaru, Contra’s Lance and Bill, Enders/Gradius’ Vic Viper, and Tokimeki Memorial’s Ayako Katagiri. And WWE Superstar Xavier Woods will be coming with the list of Konami characters.
SWITCH FANS! In addition to the new Motherbase maps, game modes, Naked and Solid Snake + a host of other SBR characters, the wait is OVER! MAX and @XavierWoodsPhD are now LIVE for Super #Bomberman R on the Nintendo #Switch! #HaveABlast pic.twitter.com/oKi1xYZFjd
— Konami (@Konami) June 27, 2018
As the versions for Xbox One, Playstation 4 and PC are showcased in the trailer, the Nintendo Switch version will also get new exclusive characters in the new update. Max from Bomberman Max for the Gameboy is now available for Switch owners.
Featured in the trailer along with revealing the Metal Gear Solid characters is that Motherbase from Metal Gear Solid V will be a new map added to the game. Alongside with the new map comes a new gamemode introducing a checkpoint rule that will change up how you play the traditional game.
The new ‘explosive’ update for Super Bomberman R is available now for Xbox One, Playstation 4, PC and Nintendo Switch.