New Collab in Taiko No Tatsujin: Rhythm Festival Adds 11 New Tunes

Get ready for new tunes. Bandai Namco

Bandai Namco Entertainment America announced that a total of 11 new tunes have been added to Taiko No Tatsujin: Rhythm Festival as a result of a new collaboration. This one is with none other than Focus On (Nijisanji). All the new tracks are available on the Taiko Music Pass.

The 10 tracks in the new song pack are actually popular original songs from the Taiko No Tatsujin series. These ones though are those there were covered by a group of VTubers from Nijisanji. These include "FAMIRES WARS" being covered by Honma Himawari, "BOKU WA Synth" by Hanabatake Chaika, and "Fly Away" with a cover by Fushimi Gaku.

The 11th track is an original collaboration song that's also from the Nijisanji group. It's titled as "KOKODOKO? Maybe DOKKA Island!"

Players who manage to play the collaboration songs before September 28 get to unlock Mini Characters based on the VTubers. Mini Characters are customization items which can be equipped and appear next to Don-chan and Katsu-chan.

In Taiko No Tatsujin: Rhythm Festival, players are invited to go on a whimsical adventure across a music festival in colorful Omiko City. Serving as guides are DON-Chan and the new character Kumo-Kyun. The game offers multiple modes to play, practice, and master the endlessly fun experience of playing digital Taiko drums. The base game has 76 songs available including new tracks "Gurenge," "Feel Special," and "Racing into the Night."

The gameplay features the Story Mode where players vie to become a Taiko master, and multiplayer modes, and Online battles, with new exclusive rewards every season. There's the "couch co-op" Party Mode where players can play with friends and compete in different fun mini-games like "Great Drum Toy War." Finally, the Taiko Mode allows for endless play and practice.

The game also offers an engaging customization system where players have the chance to earn "Don Coins" as they play. This can help them acquire fun in-game items, such as costumes and nameplates that factor into gameplay.

Taiko No Tatsujin: Rhythm Festival is available on the Nintendo eShop for $19.99. There's also a demo available on the same platform. Since its official launch, various DLCs have been released for the game.

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