Spongebob Squarepants: Battle for Bikini Bottom Rehydrated Gets Horde Mode

Spongebob Squarepants: Battle for Bikini Bottom Rehydrated Gets Horde Mode

Horde mode comes to Spongebob Squarepants: Battle for Bikini Bottom Rehydrated allowing up to two people to play online or couch co-op.

Did you ever play Spongebob Squarepants: Battle for Bikini Bottom wishing for a multiplayer mode to play with your friends? Well, you are in luck! Spongebob Squarepants: Battle for Bikini Bottom Rehydrated will include a brand new co-op experience.

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The new multiplayer mode coming to the beloved game is horde mode. Up to two players, both online or couch co-op, can join together to take about a bunch of robots and the evil Robo-Squidward. There are a total of 26 islands and 7 playable characters, each with their own special attacks. Here are the characters you will choose from if the trailer (you can watch it above) is any indication:

  • Spongebob
  • Squidward
  • Patrick
  • Mr. Krabs
  • Gary
  • Sandy
  • Plankton

For those unaware, Spongebob Squarepants: Battle for Bikini Bottom Rehydrated is a full blown remaster of the original 3D platformer that launched back in 2003. It is, by far, the most beloved Spongebob game. While it had middling reviews, it has garnered a cult following with the speedrunning community.

Personally, I have never played it. I grew up watching Spongebob Squarepants, but it came out the same year as Tony Hawk’s Underground and NBA Street Vol. 2. I didn’t have time for cartoons when I was shreddin’ the gnar and breakin’ ankles. Regardless, it’s cool THQ Nordic is bringing back this cult favorite.

Spongebob Squarepants: Battle for Bikini Bottom Rehydrated launches on June 23 for Xbox One, PS4, Switch, and PC. You can check out our preview where Staff Writer Cameron Hawkins says, “As a 3D platformer, it is still one of my favorites across the genre no only because of the design, but because of how true it is to the Spongebob brand.

There are a variety of editions to pre-order as well. This includes the Shiny Edition, which comes with a cool Spongebob figurine and other extra goodies for $149.99. If you are a true Spongebob fan, there is also the F.U.N. Edition which will cost you $299.99.