Bandai Namco’s Taiko Drum Master will get a brand new arcade upgrades beginning March 2020. These will seem in cupboards at arcade recreation facilities all throughout Japan. [Thanks, Game Watch!]
This new model of the sport will likely be way more responsive, with new 120fps screens to assist scale back after photographs for sooner songs. Taiko Drum Master’s new screens can even have brilliant LED screens to actually assist the gameplay pop.
Additionally, gamers could discover that their accuracy will improve with the sport’s extra correct response instances. Bandai Namco has shortened the time between the strike of the sticks and the sport’s basic “don” and “click,” which can assist gamers grasp sooner songs with fewer errors.
There can even be a collection of recent songs, together with entries from Hatsune Miku’s “Otome Dissection,” Weathering with You’s “Is There Still Anything That Love Can Do?,” and Undertale. Notably, “Megalovania” is without doubt one of the songs that will likely be featured from the indie RPG. Other updates and options win poor health embody a brand new rating system and code readers for occasions.
For taiko lovers who stay outdoors of Japan, there’s really a model of Taiko Drum Master on the Nintendo Switch and the PlayStation 4. While these aren’t the identical because the arcade expertise, the house console variations have their very own distinctive properties. In reality, gamers can get pleasure from on-line play, ranked play, and quite a lot of songs starting from Anime to J-Pop to Touhou.
Taiko Drum Master’s new model launches on March 24, 2020 in arcades in Japan. Gameplay will nonetheless be ¥100 (~$1) per participant.