Mega Man Collection 1 + 2 coming to Switch in May

Capcom has announced that both Mega Man Collection 1 + 2 will be coming to the Switch on May 22nd.

The game is coming to retail in America with the first collection on the card and a download code for the second collection. The first one has the first six Mega Man games, the second contains Mega Man 7 through 10.

Each of the games includes a challenge mode with different missions in each game to complete, a rewind feature like the SNES mini, a sound test option to play back all the music from the games and a museum filled with artwork. The trailer also says there’s amiibo support which will unlock further challenges with the Mega Man figure.

There must be a ton of artwork to justify it not all fitting on one cartridge, the games will also be available separately from the eShop.¬†We’ll follow up with Capcom in the morning to see what we’re getting here in Australia, cross those fingers.

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  • Anne Onimos
    February 20, 2018 at 6:05 am

    Here’s hoping we get the physical version in Australia!

  • Silly G
    February 20, 2018 at 6:22 am

    There is no justification for this. None. I can’t see how this could possibly need a cartridge bigger than 2GB let alone 8GB.

    Capcom can rot in hell. It’s this sort of BS that makes me want to avoid them altogether.

    • Phantom Ganon
      February 20, 2018 at 6:44 am

      Agreed. I’m excited for this, but this should seriously have been all on the one cartridge. Might change my purchase decision.

      • Oliver Phommavanh
        February 20, 2018 at 3:58 pm

        True. Another person commented on this on another nintendo site and I agree with him. He said that Capcom probably want to jip second-hand sales by giving you ‘half’ the game. Same with RE:revelations 1 and 2. Then again Nintendo are guilty too with Bayo 1 and 2…

        • Phantom Ganon
          February 21, 2018 at 5:43 am

          They definitely are too. But it’s one thing to not be able to fit two games like Bayonetta onto a single cartridge and take the cheap way out, and it’s another thing to not be able to fit a bunch of ROM dumps and some extra stuff on to a cartridge. I’ve read somewhere that the total filesize is something like 5GB, which is a lot less than the standard 8GB cartridge. Its just not good enough and if they’re trying to stop used sales, well then they’ve done it from my point of view, I just won’t buy the game at all.

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