ININ Games will release a PlayStation 4 version of platform action game Bubble Bobble 4 Friends this winter in America, Europe, and Australia, the publisher announced. It will be available both physically and digitally. In Japan, developer Taito will publish the title.
The PlayStation 4 version of Bubble Bobble 4 Friends will be “greatly expanded” with new content (new stages and game modes), which will also be made available for the November 2019-released Switch version via a free update. Like the Switch version, the PlayStation 4 version will also include the original arcade version of Bubble Bobble.
To celebrate the announcement of the PlayStation 4 version, ININ Games and Taito are hosting a fan art contest (English / Japanese). Ten winners will be selected to have their artwork and name featured in the game’s end credits, as well as win a copy of the game.
Here is an overview of the game, via its official website:
The popular dragons Bub and Bob are back! Bubble Bobble 4 Friends is the latest game in the legendary Bubble Bobble series from Taito.
Play alone or with up to three friends in couch co-op mode and jump your bubble dragons through 100 levels to defy the wicked magician Bonner and his henchmen. The bubbles don’t just let you trap your opponents, either—your dragons can also jump on them to reach higher platforms.
Collect E-X-T-E-N-D bubbles to activate and upgrade skills, such as lightning and bomb bubbles. Develop countless new strategies to travel through the worlds and take advantage of air currents.
The original Bubble Bobble arcade game from 1986 is also included, which captured the hearts of players around the world and still has fans humming its title melody today.
A celebration for fans and fun for the whole family!
- Single-player mode.
- Up to four players in cooperative play.
- 100 Stages, five Bosses.
- Skill System – Learn and upgrade special skills.
- Includes legendary Bubble Bobble arcade game from 1986 (with two-player co-op mode).
Watch the PlayStation 4 announcement trailer below. View a new set of screenshots at the gallery.