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One of the games announced at the Stadia Connect was Super Bomberman R Online. This is an updated version of the Bomberman R which is available on Switch, PC, Xbox One, and Playstation 4. The Stadia version of the game will feature a new mode in BATTLE 64 and will feature Crowd Play.

Whats different?

The big difference in the Stadia version of Bomberman R is Battle 64. This is a Bomberman version of a Battle Royal. A Battle Royal is a game with a large number of people playing a multiplayer game at once. In Bombermans’ case this 64 people.

In the Stadia version Crowd Play is built into the game. Crowd Play is Stadia Only feature in which you can play along with your favorite streamer. This forms a virtual queue and if you own a game that supports and the streamer has activated the feature you could be playing alongside them.

Super Bomber Man R Online for the first time will include new customization.

How does Battle 64 mode work?

The object of this mode is to be the last player surviving. So you will need to use your bombs to kill other people and dodge theres! In Bomberman, there are a number of power-ups to make your bombs stronger so you will need to pay attention to what is going on!

With the screenshot above like Fortnite, the players’ area shrinks as time goes on and you will need to move areas as time goes on. This is something you will need to keep an eye on along with what else is going on screen.

Crowd Play

Bomberman R Online will be one of the games to take advantage of Crowd Play. This is one of the first images of how Crowd Play will be implemented into the games. If you are watching a Stadia streamer all you will need to do is click on the link.

Customisation

You will be able to fully customize your character in Bomberman. These customisation option will include options from the original Super Bomberman R and there will be

For the first time ever there will be bomb skins available. These skins will change how the bombs look and what explosions they will have. So far we can see there will be a popcorn one.

Details of the release date, game modes, and online elements will be talked about at a later date.

I can’t wait to play Super Bomberman R Online. What do you think about it?

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By Duncan Baxter

I have been playing since the Commodore 64 days and have basically played every console going since then including the Ouya! I have been a fan of cloud gaming since the Onlive days and that was my favorite platform. Cloud gaming will revolutionize how we play games going forward and it is just a matter of time when it takes off.

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