The classic arcade series Bubble Bobble is getting a new entry soon with Bubble Bobble 4 Friends on Nintendo Switch, and fans of the series will be able to purchase a retail version of the game as well as a Collector’s Edition.
Publisher Strictly Limited Games confirmed that the Bubble Bobble 4 Friends regular edition and Collector’s Edition will become available for pre-order later this week, on October 27th. The regular edition will only include a copy of the game while the Collector’s Edition will include a lot of additional goodies.
- Exclusive cover with individual numbering
- High-quality collectors box with magnetic closure
- Original soundtrack from TAITO’s legendary “House Band” Zuntata (includes the soundtrack from Bubble Bobble 4 Friends and the original music from Bubble Bobble)
- Hardcover book, providing fascinating insights into Bubble Bobble
- 2 sheets with a stylish marquee and artwork stickers
- Bubble Bobble Instruction Card
- Bubble Bobble Arcade Flyer
Even though the regular edition may not include any additional goodie, it will still be numbered, to highlight it will be an exclusive, limited release.
Bubble Bobble 4 Friends will keep the spirit of the series intact, featuring a huge number of stages that players will be able to complete solo or together with friends. For the first time ever for the series, the game will feature four players co-op.
Those fearing that the game will not be as good as the classic arcade release will rest assured that this will not be the case, as the game is being developed by the original TAITO team.
Bubble Bobble 4 Friends launches in Europe on November 19th. The game will release in North America early next year.