Leading video game publisher and developer Bandai Namco Entertainment America Inc. announced today that TAIKO NO TATSUJIN: RHYTHM FESTIVAL is coming to Nintendo Switch on September 23, 2022. Pre-orders for the game are now available for the Standard Edition and Drum Controller TAIKO NO TATSUJIN. The Digital Standard Edition and Digital Deluxe Edition with 90-day access to the Taiko Music Pass will be available on launch day.
In TAIKO NO TATSUJIN: RHYTHM FESTIVAL, Players will be able to hone their drumming skills through 76 songs available in Taiko Mode or play Story Mode to embark on a journey to become a Drum Master alongside DON-Chan and Kumo-Kyun. Players will also be able to show off their skills in online battles or play with friends with local co-op “Party Mode.” TAIKO NO TATSUJIN: RHYTHM FESTIVAL includes customization with items like costumes and dog tags that players can customize by earning “Don Coins” as they play. Also, players with save data from the 2018 version TAIKO NO TATSUJIN: DRUM ‘N’ FUN will receive three bonus songs, as well as customization items.
The TAIKO NO TATSUJIN rhythm game franchise, which began in 2001, has seen countless titles and songs. TAIKO NO TATSUJIN: RHYTHM FESTIVAL It will be the first title in the series to offer the Taiko Music Pass which gives players access to a catalog of over 500 songs along with monthly updates adding new songs.
Fans can also see TAIKO NO TATSUJIN: THE ANIME in Youtube. The anime series follows Kotaro and his friends on their quest to become Taiko masters, with the help of DON-Chan and other characters from the TAIKO NO TATSUJIN franchise.