Bandai Namco announced today that Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘N’ Fun! for the Nintendo Switch and Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum Session! for the PlayStation 4 are now available.
Both of these title have unique features that tailor the drumming experience to each platform. Drum ‘n’ Fun! for the Nintendo Switch introduces motion-control play which has players using the Joy-Con controllers as drum sticks, and also features characters like the Squid from Splatoon and the pink puffball Kirby.
Drum Session! for the PlayStation 4 is more competitive based, featuring a Ranked Mode that has Taiko players compete against each other worldwide through the use of ghost data. Guest Sessions with characters like Hatsune Miku, Hello Kitty, and more are also available. “Taiko World Fest” will come to this title starting today, and will run through November 13. During this special event, players will be able to earn bonuses by playing ranked matches against other players.
You can view the launch trailer for Drum ‘n’ Fun! below:
Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun! – Launch Trailer
According to Stephen Akana, Brand Manager for BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc.:[testimonials user=” email=” name=” position=” photo=”]“Taiko no Tatsujin offers a unique rhythm game experience for video game fans in the West by introducing the Japanese taiko drum to many who may be unfamiliar with it. The game comes alive with a colorful cast of adorable characters and wide range of catchy music.”[/testimonials]
Stay tuned for our review of Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum Session!, which will publish next week.