ININ Games and developer Taito have revealed that Bubble Bobble 4 Friends: The Baron Is Back, an updated version of Bubble Bobble 4 Friends, will launch on Nintendo Switch on 17th November.

The game will arrive both physically and digitally on that date across North America, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand, with the Japanese release following shortly afterwards. If you own the original game, you'll also be able to download all of the new content from The Baron Is Back in a free update.

Here's an official overview and feature list (thanks, Gematsu):

Bubble Bobble 4 Friends on Nintendo Switch received praise and acclaim from the critics and fans although many requested more content. Taito and ININ Games listened, hence its return and PlayStation 4 debut along with a favorite character to spice up this platform feast. Conveying even more exciting challenges and more “Bubble Bursting” addictive mayhem, it looks and plays like a dream.

Beware though the infamous Baron marks his appearance within 100 unique new stages: twice as many stages as before to offer unprecedented confrontations!!! Nintendo Switch will not miss out either for, if you purchased the original title, the extra content can be downloadable free on release and new purchasers of course will get this bumper game in full!

In Game Elements
Four-player cooperative mode.
- Total of 200 levels.
- Original arcade version included.
- Online ranking feature.
- Return of a fan-favorite villain: Baron von Blubba.

That's a lot of new free content coming your way if you own the original game, and perhaps a great place to jump in if you haven't tried it yet.

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