Mega Man Games Returning With Two Classics In Cartridge Form (VIDEO)
This year marks the 30th anniversary of Mega Man, and Capcom is certainly not being shy with celebrating the special occasion for the Blue Bomber. Not only is Mega Man 11 confirmed to be in the works for all of the major consoles and PC, but there are also legacy collections being released for both the main entries in the franchise and the Mega Man X series of games as well.
Now, a retro-themed surprise for these two branches of the franchise have been announced, with special re-releases of two classic Mega Man games on cartridges. Check it out for yourself in the video below:
Production company iam8bit has announced that they are producing two special cartridge-based re-releases of Mega Man 2, first released on the NES, and Mega Man X, first released on the SNES. Each cartridge faithfully represents the original version of these two games, often considered to be the best of their respective branches of the Mega Man series.
Both cartridges will work on their original platforms, the NES and SNES respectively, as well as any newer hardware that plays these types of cartridges. Each of these re-releases are available for purchase on the iam8bit website for $100, with only 8,500 cartridges being made for each.
These special new cartridges come in newly designed boxes, with additional pack-ins and a premium instruction booklet. As a special bonus, 1,000 random purchasers of each cartridge will receive a special blue translucent glow-in-the-dark version of said cartridge. These are very nifty looking carts that pay tribute to Mega Man’s origins and celebrates his 30th birthday.
2018 is certainly looking to be a good year for the Blue Bomber. What do you guys think about these new cartridges for the two classic Mega Man games? Let us know in the comments below!
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