Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Cowabunga Collection Update
It’s out! The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Cowabunga Collection update is live and brings “Turtles In Time” to online co-op mode.
Yesterday, Digital Eclipse released details about their upcoming TMNT compilation, The Cowabunga Collection. Today, in a Livestream, they went more in-depth on the update.
You can now download the game’s first update to the Switch and play one of the most iconic TMNT games with friends online.
New TMNT Cowabunga Collection Additions:
- The Home Menu icon has been modified to display the box art(Nintendo Switch).
- The arcade controller for the PlayStation 4 is now compatible, with joystick support also added for the PlayStation 5.
- Xbox’s arcade stick is now supported, adding joystick support for both Xbox and PlayStation.
- Players creating online lobbies now have the option to set the lobby size for two games up to four players. Hosts will only be able to restrict it to two or three people.
- In an online lobby, players can now set the frame delay to “Automatic,” which adjusts the input lag depending on how many players are present.
- STORY MODE ON/OFF has been added as a feature to Tournament Fighters, allowing users to enable Ultimate Attacks.
- The Japanese version of the Tournament Fighters game now has an added feature of Group Mode which can be enabled or disabled.
- The JP/NA arcade version of the game received a new update, allowing users to choose the number of lives per coin from one to five.
- The North American arcade version of Turtles in Time can now adjust the number of lives per coin from 1 to 8.
- The JP/NA arcade version of TMNT has been updated with new features, and the difficulty can be adjusted.
- NA arcade Turtles in Time has a new enhancement where the difficulty can be adjusted.
- A new feature has been included in the NA arcade’s Turtles in Time. Players can now choose to turn the Game Loop ON or OFF. When the Game Loop is ON, the game will automatically restart from the start once all credits have been viewed.
- A new “Special” button has been added to (JP/NA Arcade),” “TMNT: Turtles in Time (NA Arcade),” “Turtles in Time,” and “Hyperstone Heist.” Players can press the attack and jump buttons simultaneously for easier special attacks.
- All Game Boy games now have a new color improvement. The “Game Boy Color Mode ON / OFF” was added. In addition, each Game Boy title has a new option in the Pause Menu named “Color Palette.” Apart from other filters, players can pick between four shades: Black and White, Game Boy Green, Game Boy Pocket Green, and Game Boy Light Blue.
- The sound for various games and the main menu have been adjusted.
- New pages for Tournament Fighters NES and Genesis have been added to the Strategy Guide.
- Strategy Guide now includes new pages for Tournament Fighters and Hyperstone Heist for Genesis.
- The visual settings for each game are saved separately.
Other Fixed Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Issues:
- The German translation for “Punch Repeatedly” on page 11 of the Strategy Guide has been corrected.
- The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles show icon in the music player now displays the correct image rather than a cassette tape.
- On page 5 of the Strategy Guide Turtles in Time. Turtle Tip 3 screenshot has been replaced.
- Even if the options are modified, Stage Select enhancements will continue to work in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtles in Time.
- In Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Hyperstone Heist, the Stage Select feature now works with two players.
- Navigating the menu screen of The Manhattan Project has been improved.
- The Extra Credits enhancements to TMNT: Tournament Fighters are now functional.
- The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtles in Time manual at the museum now includes pages 18 to 19.
Digital Eclipse has promised a similar level of quality and polish to its next series of updates, previewing one major upgrade after the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Cowabunga Collection update – online gameplay for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III: The Manhattan Project!