Bandai Namco Entertainment unveiled the latest addition to the Taiko no Tatsujin franchise: Taiko no Tatsujin: Rhythm Connect, a smartphone game set to launch for iOS and Android in Japan, Indonesia, Thailand, Hong Kong, and Macao.
Embracing the free-to-play model, the game will offer optional in-app purchases. The trailer was streamed to entice fans and introduce the tentative song list, boasting an impressive lineup of over 600 tracks. The collection includes 19 vocaloid, 59 classical, 5 variety, 19 video game, and 469 “Namco Original” tracks.
Fans have been eagerly engaging with the Taiko no Tatsujin series across various platforms. Notably, Taiko no Tatsujin: Rhythm Festival premiered on the Nintendo Switch last September, gaining much acclaim. Additionally, in January 2022, Taiko no Tatsujin: The Drum Master launched on Xbox Game Pass, captivating audiences on Xbox consoles and PC.
The franchise’s appeal stretches beyond gaming consoles, with the Taiko no Tatsujin: Rhythmic Adventure Pack collection making waves on the Nintendo Switch in December 2020. This collection comprises two thrilling adventures, Taiko no Tatsujin: Rhythmic Adventure 1 and Taiko no Tatsujin: Rhythmic Adventure 2, providing an unforgettable experience for players.
Across the seas, Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun! and Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum Session! struck a chord with players in the Americas and Europe. The former offered a physical edition in Europe, while the latter saw an English release in Southeast Asia, expanding the franchise’s global reach.
As Taiko no Tatsujin: Rhythm Connect prepares to conquer the mobile gaming world, fans eagerly await the opportunity to embark on a rhythmic journey like never before. With its rich selection of tracks and engaging gameplay, the game is poised to keep players tapping to the beat for hours on end.