Pre-orders have opened for Super Bomberman R ahead of its June 14th release date and players on Microsoft's family of Xbox One consoles are in for a treat in the form of an exclusive in-game character inspired by the Halo franchise's Master Chief.
The character is called, Master Chief Bomberman, and he was revealed earlier today on the official Konami Twitter account. "Master Chief Bomberman is a SPARTAN-II Supersoldier," the tweet read. "This ultimate soldier wears state-of-the-art combat armor, called “Mjolnir,”! A highly capable combatant and exclusive to the Xbox, we are HYPE to have this super solider join Super Bomberman R!"
Master Chief Bomberman is a "SPARTAN-II Supersoldier," This ultimate soldier wears state-of-the-art combat armor, called “Mjolnir,”! A highly capable combatant and exclusive to the @Xbox , we are HYPE to have this super solider join Super Bomberman R! @majornelson pic.twitter.com/v43gbI9ZtY
— Konami (@Konami) March 15, 2018
Super Bomberman R is an action-adventure multiplayer puzzle game that features a variety of different game modes to play either online or offline. Here's the official game description.
Super Bomberman R is coming to Xbox One! Play alone or with a friend in a Story Mode jam-packed with different levels. Re-experience classic Battle Mode, or discover the brand new Grand Prix Mode in which team play is just as important as individual skills! New characters are joining the fight. Play locally or online with friends and players from around the world! Super Bomberman R is the biggest Bomberman game ever!
- Story Mode: A campaign playable alone or with a friend in local co-op. Join the 8 Bomberman heroes and help them to defeat the Evil Emperor Buggler!
- Battle Mode: The classic and fun Battle Mode is back. Play with up to 8 players locally or 8 players online!
- Grand Prix: Grand Prix is a new competitive mode in which teamwork is key. Which team will show the best skills and be crowned as the best in the Universe!?
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