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Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun

Bandai Namco has announced that the new Private Match update for Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun. A new trailer has been shared to promote the patch’s arrival, which you can find below.

Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun is available for Switch. We have more information about the Private Match feature here.

Bandai Namco is continuing to update the Switch rhythm game Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun. It’s now been announced that a Private Match feature will be added, which goes live this winter.

Here’s a rundown of the mode:

Bandai Namco has uploaded a trailer to highlight the new eSports Tournament update for Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun. View the video below.

Bandai Namco has dated and detailed the new “eSports Tournament” update for Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun. It’s set to arrive on August 19, the company announced today.

Here’s a rundown of the update:

Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun! has surpassed one million copies shipped on Switch worldwide, Bandai Namco has announced.

In celebration of the news, a free “I LOVE Games Pack” DLC pack will be offered to players. Tracks will be added from Mr. Driller DrillLand, Kotoba no Puzzle Mojipittan, Katamari Damacy, God Eater, Tales of the Abyss, Ace Combat: Joint Assault, SoulCalibur II, and Tekken 6: Bloodline Rebellion plus the music pieces Namcot Medley and Fun Taiko Dojo. The DLC pack goes live on July 9 in Japan, though other regions will presumably have access around the same time.

An eSports tournament update for Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun! is also planned for this summer which allows eight players to compete at once. You’ll be able to watch others through a Spectator Mode as well.


Adding in the Online Ranking Match mode, where you can go online and battle players from around the world, a version update has rolled out for Taiko no Tatsujin Drum ‘n’ Fun, bringing the version number up to 1.2.0. Online Ranking Match Mode includes four leagues and ten Weekly Battle Songs. Players can also earn Reward Points to get new Player Icons. You can take a look at the Japanese update trailer here for a look at some of the new features:


Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun! players looking for some fresh content can now get their hands on brand new Undertale DLC. A few tracks can be accessed in Taiko Mode after purchase.

The DLC includes:

Bandai Namco has released a new DonKatsu Fight mode for Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun.

In it, players are pitted against each other in a one-on-one fight. The objective is to knock down your opponent’s HP by using power-ups. The mode supports local multiplayer as well as CPU versus.

Here’s a trailer for DonKatsu Fight:

Rhythm game Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun is getting some Pokemon DLC in Japan. On February 7th, a DLC pack will be available for 400 Yen which will contain three new tracks:

  • Pokemon Let’s Go, Pikachu! & Let’s Go, Eevee! Game Music
  • Pokemon Sun & Moon anime opening: Future Connection
  • Pokemon anime opening: Mesaze Pokemon Master ~20th Anniversary~

It’s currently not known if this DLC will be available for the Western versions of Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun as well.

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Coming up after the European version was posted earlier this week, Bandai Namco of America has also posted a new launch trailer for Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun.

Although it lacks the live-action aspect of the UK trailer, this footage offers another look at gameplay and a listen to even more of the game’s music.

Check out the video for yourself below.