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Mega Man 30th anniversary celebration live stream recap announcement, Mega Man 11 screenshots/art

Posted on December 4, 2017 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Screenshots, Switch

The Mega Man 30th anniversary celebration live stream has concluded, but it wasn’t without some big announcements. Of course, the biggest news is the brand new Mega Man 11 for Switch and other platforms. Capcom is also bringing Mega Man Legacy Collection 1 and 2 to Switch along with all Mega Man X titles.

We have the official announcement recap from Capcom below. Included are some of the first official screenshots and art for Mega Man 11.

Legendary Series Returns in 2018 with Brand New Mainline Mega Man® Game and Legacy Titles for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation®4, Xbox One, and PC

SAN FRANCISCO – Dec. 4, 2017 – Today during the Mega Man® 30th Anniversary Livestream in partnership with Twitch, Capcom, a leading worldwide developer and publisher of video games, revealed Mega Man® 11, the next evolution in the long-running 32 million unit-selling action platformer series. Led by a talented, veteran development team at Capcom, the new game features tight side-scrolling action gameplay the series is known for while completely revolutionizing the experience for modern consoles. Mega Man 11 will be a great entry for both fans and newcomers to the series to dive into as it retains its signature challenge while offering a variety of difficulty options. The game is coming to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, and Windows PC in late 2018.

The classic series takes a leap forward in visual presentation in Mega Man 11 with a 2.5D design direction introducing beautiful, completely hand-drawn characters and environments. A freshly redesigned Mega Man takes on Dr. Wily’s berserk machines, defeating Robot Master bosses and taking their weapons, in an ever-evolving fight for justice with new and unique enemy designs. This is just a small taste of information of what’s to come in Mega Man 11 alongside the start of the series’ 30th anniversary year, and fans can look forward to more details on the game in Summer 2018.

The anniversary celebrations don’t stop with the thrilling announcement of Mega Man 11! Throughout 2018, fans and newcomers to the franchise can look forward to revisiting some of the most noteworthy games in the series’ history. Confirmed today, both Mega Man® Legacy Collection and Mega Man® Legacy Collection 2 are coming to Nintendo Switch in Spring 2018, making all 10 of the numbered series games playable on Nintendo Switch leading up to the release of Mega Man 11 later next year. The first collection, which includes the original six 8-bit games, sees the addition of a new Rewind accessibility option to go back in time following blunders. This feature will also roll out to existing owners of Mega Man Legacy Collection on PlayStation®4 system, Xbox One, and PC.

Also confirmed today, all eight games from the futuristic Mega Man® X series are coming to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation®4 system, Xbox One, and PC in Summer 2018. The X series introduced features such as powerful armor upgrades and wall-jumping, with more mature themes in this action platforming series. Fans can expect more information on these games in the coming months.

Since the initial release of Mega Man on the Nintendo Entertainment System in 1987, the character has become a legendary icon in gaming history. This is an exciting time to be a fan of Capcom’s beloved hero. Fans can stay tuned all throughout 2018 for more news on all the games announced today and other celebratory activities going on during the 30th anniversary year.

Source: Capcom PR

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  • Zeebor

    Brick Man there looks a bit… off.

    • Reggie

      He looks pretty typical for most Robot Masters in the series, so I dunno what you mean.

  • Reggie

    Oh my god. I rushed here after hearing the news. I can almost hardly believe this.

  • James Fox

    I found the trailer for MM11

  • Princess_Eevee9

    Thank you.. blessed Capcom…? New MegaMan game? An actual quality entry? Good Arceus these words are strange to say.

  • Stephen Yap

    No Mega Man Blanket!? No Mega Man Soapbars!? No Mega Man Back Scratchers!? I am so DISAPPOINTED in you, Capcom!!

    …but in all seriousness, it’s great to see Mega Man making a huge comeback after all these years!

  • Dylan W

    I am shocked that there aren’t more comments. But in all seriousness, A NEW MEGA MAN GAME AND THE FIRST 10 GAMES AS WELL AS ALL MEGA MAN X GAMES ON THE SWITCH???? Capcom just won a lot of love from me today. 🙂

  • Aiddon

    It’s almost like CAPCOM were waiting to announce this when MN9 flopped.