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Siliconera has shared new details about Mega Man Legacy Collection’s Challenge Mode in an article published today. Read on below for an information summary.

– Challenge Mode has many different objectives
– Ex: rush to defeat all of Mega Man 2’s bosses
– Ex: see how quick you can defeat Mega Man’s Yellow Devil
– One challenge blends stages from all six Mega Man games into one
– This begins on Cutman’s stage from Mega Man and after a fight with a Big Eye, a black hole whisks players to a stage from Mega Man 2
– Each stage transition reloaded Mega Man will a fully charged stock of weapons from the game he jumped into
– Challenges are timed
– Item 2 in Mega Man 2 creates a helpful rocket sled that lets you fly past bottomless pits in one of the Mega Man 2 challenges
– Players have five minutes to complete a challenge
– Your best time is saved
– Challenges include:

– Mega Man 1 – 6 (has levels from all six Mega Man games)
– Mega Man 1 Megamix (a remix challenge only with levels from Mega Man 1)
– Mega Man 1 Robot Rush
– Yellow Devil (a battle with Dr. Wily’s Yellow Devil)
– Mega Man 2 Megamix
– Mega Man 2 Robot Rush

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These details come from Capcom’s live stream for Mega Man Legacy Collection that was held yesterday…

  • Rapid fire is in and totally optional
  • No shoulder button weapon switching
  • Menus use Japanese artwork; U.S/EU packaging in the museum
  • Complete Works arranged music on menus, not in-game
  • All six games retain the one frame button lag from NES
  • Menu colors are based on the original Mega Man color coordinates from Capom’s old licensing manual
  • Replays limited to 100 individual replays
  • One save slot per game
  • Considering a hot key for save/load state
  • There’s a platinum trophy for PlayStation 4
  • No Navi Mode (i.e in-game hints)
  • The intent of this collection is to present MM1-6 on modern consoles in the highest quality possible. *If* sales are good, they will consider collecting other Mega Man games.
  • No 3DS details until much later
  • They did not specify why the Wii U is being left out, just one of those “not right now” answers

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On his Twitter page, Digital Eclipse’s Frank Cifaldi has been sharing additional details about the Mega Man Legacy Collection, which was announced earlier in the week.

Here’s a summary of what Cifaldi mentioned:

– Save slot for each game
– Won’t feature any new art that isn’t featured in the big Mega Man 25th anniversary art book
– No filter, NTSC composite simulation, RGB monitor filters
– Unclear if 3D will be supported
– Can stretch 16:9 if you want
– Not restoring unused content from the Mega Man 3 cart
– Audio is apparently “spectacular”
– The team contracted an expert to help with audio

On the project’s intent:


Decision to focus on the first six Mega Man games:


Mega Man Legacy Collection launches on the 3DS eShop this winter.

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