In May this year, Switch owners will be able to relive their Mega Man days as the Mega Man Legacy Collection and the Mega Man Legacy Collection 2, heads to the hybrid system. These two collections will feature all Mega Man 1-10 games and will be released as both digital and physical versions, Capcom confirmed today via their official blog.
The eShop release of the Mega Man Legacy Collection is currently priced at $14.99, while Legacy Collection 2 will cost $19.99. For the retail version on the other hand, both collections will cost $39.99 with Mega Man Legacy Collection 1 on the game cartridge, and Legacy 2 will be available via a download code included.
The Switch versions of both collections will feature several changes from the original Mega Man 1-10 games. These new iterations will include several challenge modes that will include remixed levels and online leaderboards, a sound mode that will allow players to listen to the game’s soundtrack, and museum mode, that will feature “a plethora of rare and insightful development archives.”
Together with the the announcement of the release date of Mega Man Legacy Collection 1 & 2, Capcom also revealed some details regarding the previously announced amiibo support on the Switch:
“If you have a regular or golden Mega Man amiibo, you’ll also gain access to eleven additional fan-made challenges (from the Mega Man Legacy Collection Challenge Contest), previously exclusive to the Nintendo 3DS version of the game and now making their console debut on Nintendo Switch. The second collection will have unspecified “new challenges” for players to unlock with amiibo.”
Both Mega Man Legacy Collection and Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 will be available on the Nintendo Switch on May 22. Are you excited to take a nostalgic trip with Mega Man? What is your favorite Mega Man game? Share your thoughts in the comments below.