Bandai Namco have announced that Taiko no Tatsujin is out now on Switch with Drum 'n' Fun and PlayStation 4 with Drum Session.
For those on Switch you can use the Joy-Con as drumsticks, letting you play in a way that uniquely replicates the popular arcade-style experience. Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun! also features 20 multiplayer rhythm-based mini-games that can be played by up to 4 players. Additionally, in the Rhythm Games Mode, players will be able to use characters from classic Nintendo games including Kirby from Kirby and Squid from Splatoon 2. Nintendo Switch players in Europe will also be able to purchase the Taiko Drum Set + Switch Game bundle to experience the closest thing to the arcade version.
Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum Session! for PlayStation 4 plays to the spirited competitive side of Taiko with its Ranked Mode, enabling players to connect online and test their skills against Taiko player’s ghost data around the world. Players will also have the chance to unlock costumes, sound effects, and greetings for the Taiko no Tatsujin mascot, Don-chan, and play Guest Session with popular characters such as Heihachi from Tekken, Pac-Man and Hello Kitty.