Capcom has announced that Mega Man X Legacy Collection (includes X1-4) and Mega Man X Legacy Collection 2 (includes X5-8) are coming digitally to Nintendo Switch in North America and Europe on July 24, 2018 for $19.99 / €19.99.
In North America, a physical edition will be available for $39.99 which includes one cartridge with the first collection and a digital download voucher for the second collection.
The X series introduced several new features to the fast-paced action platforming Mega Man franchise such as powerful armor upgrades, wall-jumping, and more mature themes. These collections will bring them all to current platforms alongside a host of new features both for long-time fans and brand new players.
- X series on modern consoles
Restore peace to a post-apocalyptic society of advanced robots-gone-wild as protagonist Mega Man X, and in later entries, options to play as iconic characters Zero and Axl.
- All-new multi-boss challenges
X Challenge Mode allows players to select a loadout and take on two bosses from various X games at once for a brand new twist on Maverick hunting. The new mode also features three difficulty options and online leaderboards.
- Newcomer friendly Easy Mode
New players can jump right in to the futuristic universe of the Mega Man X series with a new Easy Mode.
- Improved visuals and options
Experience the games as they first released with a monitor filter option that simulates CRT televisions or toggle the smooth filter on for a clean look to the charming, classic sprites.
- Museum of the era
Take a look back at the history of the X series with each collection’s massive repository of original production art, catalogs of collectible merchandise, music player filled with new and original tunes, plus a fully voiced and animated short film that serves as a prologue to the events of Mega Man X.
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