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Bit Boy!! Arcade

The 1.1 update for Bit Boy!! Arcade was made available in Europe earlier this month. That same patch has now been extended to North America as well.

To recap, here’s what’s new in Bit Boy!! Arcade version 1.1:

– New Title Screen.
– Completely new Bonus Level Round Hill offers 3 phases to play and comes with a brand new music track.
– New Cinema Construct for watching all the sequences again.
– Improved Camera Control: Look around using the Circle Pad or C Stick*, Hold L- or R-Button to zoom.
– New intuitive Head-tracking-Camera activated by ZL/ZR: Look around the corner by moving your head.*
– 60 frames/second support on main screen and in the Construct level hub.*
– New ShadowMan design and animation for a better visibility.
– Get an 1UP extra life by reaching a score of 400.000 in a phase.
– The EASY MODE can now be activated at any time without having to lose 2 lives in a phase.
– After you have beaten the boss you can now enter any single Rainbow Run or Boss phase.
– New info screen during sequences recommends use of headphones and informs about how to skip the sequence.
(*Feature only available on New Nintendo 3DS)

In the bonus level Round Hill, players need to revive all of the Pixel Flies to be able to reach the portal. The Item Blocks need to be unlocked first similar to Boss Phases.

Source: Bplus PR

A 1.1 update for Bit Boy!! Arcade is now available in Europe. This version adds several elements and features, including a new level, cinema mode, C-stick support for the New 3DS, and more.

Developer Bplus announced the update news on Twitter just a short while ago:


Here’s the full rundown of Bit Boy!! Aracde’s 1.1 update:

Bit Boy!! ARCADE Version 1.1

– New Title Screen.
– Completely new Bonus Level Round Hill offers 3 phases to play and comes with a brand new music track.
– New Cinema Construct for watching all the sequences again.
– Improved Camera Control: Look around using the Circle Pad or C Stick (New 3DS only), Hold L- or R-Button to zoom.
– New intuitive Head-tracking-Camera activated by ZL/ZR: Look around the corner by moving your head. (New 3DS only)
– 60 frames/second support on main screen and in the Construct level hub. (New 3DS only)
– New ShadowMan design and animation for a better visibility.
– Get an 1UP extra life by reaching a score of 400.000 in a phase.
– The EASY MODE can now be activated at any time without having to lose 2 lives in a phase.
– After you have beaten the boss you can now enter any single Rainbow Run or Boss phase.
– New info screen during sequences recommends use of headphones and informs about how to skip the sequence.

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Bplus is currently working on an update for Bit Boy!! Arcade. Specific information has not been shared, but we know that it will add New 3DS enhancements of some sort.

According to a Bplus Miiverse post:


Bit Boy!! Arcade will finally be launching on the eShop next month, according to a listing on Nintendo’s website. The game will apparently be available on April 17 in North America (and the European release shouldn’t be too far behind).

You can find an overview for Bit Boy!! Arcade below.

Bit Boy!! Arcade is done and is currency going through testing with Nintendo of Europe. All that remains now is the game’s release date. At present, developer Bplus seems to be considering a simultaneous launch in North America and Europe.

The company wrote on Twitter earlier today:


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Bplus Games has nearly wrapped up work on Bit Boy!! Arcade. Earlier today, the studio wrote the following in a tweet:


Bit Boy!! Arcade doesn’t have a release date just yet, but it shouldn’t be too long before it arrives on the 3DS eShop.

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