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Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun

Taiko Drum Master: Nintendo Switch Version! has arrived in Japan. Get a look at a bunch of footage in the video below.

Taiko Drum Master: Nintendo Switch Version! will be offered in English, but not in the traditional sense. The game will be sold with an English interface in Southeast Asia markets, and English text will be patched in on August 9.

But could Bandai Namco be making official plans for the west? That could certainly be the case.

Bandai Namco provided the latest information on Taiko Drum Master: Nintendo Switch Version! today. Find some details and screenshots for the party games below, courtesy of Gematsu.

Taiko Drum Master: Nintendo Switch Version! had previously been announced only for a Japanese release. Today though, Bandai Namco revealed that an English version is being prepared for Asia. A release is planned for August 9.

Japan is getting Taiko Drum Master: Nintendo Switch Version! slightly earlier on July 19. It will feature Japanese voice-overs along with Japanese, Chinese, and Korean text. English text will be included in a free patch on August 9.

Bandai Namco issued the first commercial for Taiko Drum Master: Nintendo Switch Version!, coming to Japan in July. View it below.

-Performance characters

A new element is performance characters, each performance character has a skill that supports your performance. There are two performance characters being Kirby and Squid from Splatoon.

Now that Taiko Drum Master: Nintendo Switch Version! has a confirmed July 19 release date in Japan, Bandai Namco has shared the official boxart. We have it above.

Taiko Drum Master: Nintendo Switch Version! was previously given a summer release window in Japan. Today, Bandai Namco announced a final release date of July 19.

We have the first trailer for Taiko Drum Master: Nintendo Switch Version! below. It shows Kirby and Inkling from Splatoon as performance characters.