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  Bubble Bobble 4 Friends will launch on PC this summer as Bubble Bobble 4 Friends: The Baron’s Workshop
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08/05/2021
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press.]

Tokyo, Japan – 5 August 2021. TAITO Corporation today announced their hugely successful Bubble Bobble 4 Friends will launch on PC this summer as BUBBLE BOBBLE 4 FRIENDS: THE BARON’S WORKSHOP.
 

The upcoming PC release of Bubble Bobble 4 Friends: The Baron’s Workshop will feature all the original and downloadable content from the PlayStation®4 and Nintendo Switch™ releases, plus a new PC-exclusive Workshop mode where players can create new stages using dozens of block types, enemies and gimmicks unlocked as they play through the game. Players can share their own stages and download endless original creations from around the world on Steam Workshop.
 

First launched in 1986, Bubble Bobble is an iconic arcade classic in which twins Bub and Bob clear stages of bullies by blowing and bursting bubbles. Bubble Bobble 4 Friends is the latest edition in the classic Bubble Bobble series and the first new sequel in 24 years. Join Bub and Bob as they journey with their friends Peb and Pab on a quest to defeat their old enemies Bonner and Baron Von Blubba in 200 stages of platform puzzle action.

Bubble Bobble 4 Friends: The Baron’s Workshop features:

  • 1-4 player couch co-op.
  • 4 Friends – With 100 stages to take on!
  • Arcade of the Future – Play 100 more super-difficult stages with no continues for pro Bubble Bobble players.
  • The Baron’s Workshop – create, share and download new Bubble Bobble stages with players around the world.
  • Original Arcade Mode – A faithful port of the classic Bubble Bobble for 1-2 players, with scanlines and screen ratio options for a truly authentic arcade experience.
  • Global online leaderboards – Challenge your friends’ best scores across every game mode.

Bubble Bobble 4 Friends: The Baron’s Workshop will be available this summer on Steam for $39.99 / £30.99 / €39.99.

Visit the Bubble Bobble 4 Friends official website and follow Taito on Twitter @TaitoCorp.

 

Media Contact

Grahame Gallacher @ Honest Public Relations

[email protected]

 

About Bubble Bobble

The Bubble Bobble series is an action game with puzzle elements. First released to arcades in 1986, players control the bubble dragons, Bub and Bob, to clear stages. With numerous sequels and spinoffs across various hardware platforms, Bubble Bobble 4 Friends is the first sequel in 24 years for the main series.

 

About Taito Corporation

TAITO Corporation (TAITO) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd. With headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, TAITO operates core businesses such as game arcade operations, manufacturing coin-operated game machines, and mobile phone content services. A seminal part of gaming history, TAITO caused a worldwide sensation with its arcade legend, SPACE INVADERS, and developed such fan favorites as PUZZLE BOBBLE (BUST-A-MOVE) and ARKANOID. Today, TAITO continues to thrill game lovers of all generations by offering both classic and new family-oriented titles on the latest gaming platforms. TAITO delivers a wide range of entertainment experiences with the goal of providing consumers with fresh surprises and new discoveries.

More information on TAITO can be found on the Internet at https://www.taito.co.jp/en.
 

Trademarks

*TAITO, the TAITO logo, and Bubble Bobble are trademarks or registered trademarks of TAITO Corporation, registered in Japan and other countries.

*Nintendo Switch is a trademark of Nintendo.

*PlayStation and PS4 are registered trademarks of Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.

©2021 Valve Corporation. Steam and the Steam logo are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of Valve Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries.

*All other company and product names are trademarks or registered