#IDARB Version I.5 and QR codes

After months of waiting, #IDARB has finally received its first major update, including new features, arenas, hashbombs, bug fixes, DLC and so much more! Most importantly, the game will be available on Windows 10 (soon) and allows cross-play with Xbox One, it’s also one of the few Xbox One games that supports up to 8 local players. Other Ocean is currently working on its online multiplayer to support up to four consoles, but for now, here’s a list of some of the new features and fixes added with the latest update:

  • Half-time Olympic mode, play a collection of half time show minigames, both locally and online
  • ‘Breakfast Stadium’ and ‘Moustache Cops Versus Cthulhu in Space’ levels added
  • Additional teams added (Including a Ready Up Live team)
  • Song sequencer – lets you combine tracks to create larger songs
  • Option to rename songs and sequences
  • Hoppy Street, Photon Bikes and Boom Chamber half-time games added
  • Voice Hashbombs, letting you activate hashbombs with the Kinect
  • Trading post added, upload and share your creations with friends (also unlocks achievements requiring the Kinect)
  • Endorsements, rage quits and half-time wins are now tracked per team and show up on the team’s stats
  • Rage quits under 10 seconds aren’t counted as a loss, but is a ‘Missed Connection’
  • Improved matchmaking and latency
  • Crowds added, including default and created characters
  • Added 37 new lines of VO
  • Added new logos to the advertisement loop you see in the arenas
  • Infinite fizz bug finally fixed
  • Supports side-switching after every round
  • Stop the tempo in the song editor by pressing Y
  • AI teammates are now available in local matches
  • Option to dim the screen with LT and RT, to help with QR code scanning
  • New credits sequence to accommodate continued contributions, and so much more…

You can view the full list of notes HERE


The Walking Dead/ Invincible Expansion

  • ‘Walking Dead’ and ‘Invincible’ arenas
  • Halftimenstein and Sky Knights half-time minigames
  • Custom hashbombs

Masters of the Universe Expansion

  • ‘Castle Greyskull’ and ‘Snake Mountain’ arenas
  • He-Karts and He-Math half-time minigames
  • Custom hashbombs

#IDARB also lets you create your own characters, songs and flags, giving players the freedom to create any team they want. With QR codes, and now with the Trading post feature, you’re able to share creations with each other and use them in your own game. Here is a collection of character, songs and flags, created by yours truly:


Halo [ALBUM]

Smash Bros. [ALBUM]

Mortal Kombat [ALBUM]

Killer Instinct Season 1 [ALBUM]

Tetris [ALBUM]

Achievement Hunter [ALBUM]

Misc. [ALBUM]


Part 1:

M83 – Midnight City Paramore – Misery Business Tetris – Theme A Lost Woods (Saria’s Song)
Owl City – Fireflies 3Oh!3 – Don’t Trust Me Pokemon Center Pokemon Center]
Iggy Azalea ft. Charli XCX – Fancy Michael Jackson – Rock With You Salt N Pepa – Push It Frozen – Let It Go
Smash Bros. Intro Darude – Sandstorm Nico & Vinz – Am I Wrong Super Mario Bros.
Vanilla Ice – Ice Ice Baby Michael Jackson – Billie Jean Clean Bandit – Rather Be Miley Cyrus – Wrecking Ball
OneRepublic – Counting Stars Ariana Grande ft. Iggy Azalea – Problem Eiffel 65 – Blue (Da Ba Dee) Fort Minor – Remember the Name
Might Morphin’ Power Rangers Killer Instinct Theme (2013) KI Jago Theme KI Maya Theme
KI Character Select KI Kan-Ra Theme

Part 2:


Linkin Park – In The End Disturbed – Meaning of Life Cutting Crew – (I Just) Died in Your Arms Vanessa Carlton – A Thousand Miles
Linkin Park – What I’ve Done Black Eyed Peas – Where is the Love? Missy Elliot – Get Ur Freak On Jason Derulo – Wiggle
Journey – Separate Ways Futurama Theme Nicki Minaj – Anaconda Destiny’s Child – Survivor
Daft Punk – Harder Better Faster Stronger XRay and Vav Theme Michael Jackson – Smooth Criminal Haddaway – What is Love? (Challenge)
Ol’ Dirty Bastard – Got Your Money] Guns N’ Roses – Sweet Child O’ Mine Van McCoy – The Hustle Imagine Dragons – Radioactive
YG – Bicken Back Being Bool Above & Beyond – Love is not enough (Slander Trap Remix) Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars – Uptown Funk Mortal Kombat Theme A
Mortal Kombat Theme B

Part 3:


Game of Throne Theme (Joined Tracks) IDARB – Team Red IDARB – Team Blue Quad City DJ’s – Space Jam
MGMT – Kids Kanye West – Power Maroon 5 – Sugar Fall Out Boy – Centuries
Coldplay – Viva la Vida Bag Raiders – Shooting Stars Chris Brown ft. Lil Wayne & Tyga – Loyal The Script ft. will.i.am – Hall of Fame
Ylvis – The Fox Alice DeeJay – Better Off Alone 2 Unlimited – Get Ready for This Mr. President – Coco Jambo
Real McCoy – Another Night RWBY – Red Like Roses Guren no Yumiya (Attack on Titan Opening Theme)


Standard Hashbombs:
bluebet10 or bluebet25 Bets 10 (or 25) points on Blue Team
redbet10 or redbet25 Bets 10 (or 25) points on Red Team
achievement Give the player an achievement
anytime All players turn invisible
barrel Screen does a barrel roll
boat Screen rocks side to side
bomb Ball turns into a bomb and explodes, players caught in the blast are put in the penalty box
block Goals are blocked
boo Triggers a jumpscare
cake Portals appear on both sides of the arena
chum Sharks appear on platforms, players who get attacked get sent to the penalty box
clown All players turn into clowns
decoy The ball creates multiple decoys
dopples Players get mirrored on the other side of the arena
error Error screen appears on screen temporarily
fart [unknown]
fireworks Fireworks appear on screen
fizz All players violently fizz around the map
flood Arena fills up with water
freedom Set free any players in the penalty box
freeze Any player who touches the ball becomes frozen in place, but is able to throw or pass the ball
friction Decreases player speed and jump height
fullmoon Moon appears and all players are turned into werewolves
fungus Green squares cover the arena temporarily
genesis IDARB appears on screen in the Sega font
ice Platforms become frozen
langzone Dave Lang from Iron Galaxy appears on screen
lasers Lasers shoot across the screen horizontally, players caught in the beam are put in the penalty box
lights Screen goes dark and the ball glows
llama A pixelart llama appears on screen
love All players are surrounded by love hearts
minecraft All players turn into Minecraft characters and the arena is Minecraft-themed
moonwalk All player models are flipped horizontally, making them walk backwards like the moonwalk
numbers [unknown]
oktoberfest Arena fills up with beer
phil Parrots appear on screen
rainbow All players have a rainbow trail temporarily
redbox All players turn into red boxes
reverse Controls are reversed temporarily
ricky Rick Astley appears on screen along with a similar tune to ‘Never gonna give you up’
shootout All players are able to shoot projectiles temporarily
smash All white platforms are destroyed
snow Snow falls on the arena, making platforms slippery
spikes Spikes appear on platforms, players who touch the spikes get sent to the penalty box
tiny Screen zooms out and shrinks the arena
toasty Toast appears on screen, referencing ‘Toasty’ from Mortal Kombat
Version 1.5 Hashbombs
biscuits Pictures of biscuits fly across the screen
breadbox [unknown]
deflate The ball flies around the map like a deflating balloon
gus Gus Sorola from Rooster Teeth appears on screen
vlasers Similar to ‘lasers’ there the lasers shoot across the screen vertically, players caught in the beam are put in the penalty box

If you want to share some of your creations, share it on our #IDARB thread on the RUL Subreddit