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Arcade Classics Anniversary Collection

Konami Arcade Classics Anniversary Collection physical

Original (6/6): Arcade Classics Anniversary Collection is another Switch release that’s getting the physical treatment. After its previous eShop launch, Limited Run Games has announced that it’s preparing boxed versions.

Below is an overview of the package:

Castlevania Anniversary Collection

In 2019, Konami delivered a trio of collections. Castlevania, Contra, and Arcade Classics are each packed with a bunch of different titles from the older days of gaming.

If you’ve yet to pick up these releases, you’ll be happy to hear that each one now has a major sale. The Castlevania, Contra, and Arcade Classics Anniversary Collections are down to $4.99 whereas they’re normally priced at $19.99. This is the biggest sale yet at 75 percent off.

In case you’re curious, here’s the list of everything included in these collections:

Castlevania Anniversary Collection

Konami has issued updates for all three of its arcade collections. Castlevania Anniversary Collection, Contra Anniversary Collection, and Arcade Classics Anniversary Collection have all been patched.

Today’s updates add in Japanese variants of the various games at no extra cost along with button mapping. We’re also hearing that audio glitches in the original Castlevania has been fixed.


Konami has started the distribution of a new update for Arcade Classics Anniversary Collection. Players should be able to access version 1.0.2.

Konami states that Arcade Classics Anniversary Collection now supports vertical mode, otherwise known as tate mode. Typhoon (A-Jax), Scramble, and TwinBee should all properly support the feature.


Just a day after we posted a trailer for Arcade Classics Anniversary Collection from Konami, early gameplay footage has been published by YouTube channel SeafoamGaming.

The video lasts almost a full hour and shows off a variety of games in the collection. Those interested can check it out below.

Konami has posted a trailer for the release of Arcade Classics Anniversary Collection on Switch. Check it out below.

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