A new update for Super Bomberman R has released today, adding a Grand Prix mode, nine new characters, three stages, accessories and fixes various bug issues.

Joining the roster, Solid Snake, Naked Snake and Raiden from the Metal Gear series, Bill and Lance (Contra), Max, Vic Viper ZERO (Zone of the Enders), Ebisumaru (Ganbare Goemon),  Ayako Katagiri (Tokimeki Memorial), and Xaviver Woods (as himself). David Hayter will be returning to voice Solid Snake and Naked Snake.

Patch notes via Konami.

The Grand Prix mode now has the new “Checkpoints” rule.

[Checkpoints]
Players scramble for areas known as “Checkpoints” in the stage.
Occupied checkpoints provide a certain amount of point every 10 seconds.
At the end of the round, additional points are given for the occupied checkpoints.

– 3 types of Metal Gear stages have been added for you to enjoy the Checkpoint rule.

New characters are available in the shop.
– Solid Snake Bomber
– Naked Snake Bomber
– Raiden Bomber
– Bill Bomber
– Lance Bomber
– Vic Viper ZERO Bomber
– Ayako Katagiri Bomber
– Ebisumaru Bomber
– Xavier Woods Bomber
– Max

– New accessories have been added.

-The rules for accomplishing a perfect in Grand Prix have been changed.
– In Crystal, a perfect is accomplished when you possess all the crystals in the stage for 15 seconds.

– Various other small bugs have been fixed.

Super Bomberman R released on Nintendo Switch on March 3rd, 2017, and is now available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC via Steam. Ratchet & Clank Bomber will be exclusive to the PS4 version, Master Chief for Xbox and P-body from Portal series for Steam.