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Dec 04

Mega Man 11 Announced, Coming to PS4 in 2018

The Blue Bomber returns! Get equipped with his newest side-scrolling 2.5D adventure late next year.

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Message from Dr. Light…

20XX has never looked better. After many unforgettable fights for everlasting peace, Capcom’s beloved Blue Bomber is making a triumphant return in Mega Man 11 on PlayStation 4 in late 2018!

There are few iconic video game heroes with a legacy as legendary as Mega Man’s. It’s been 30 years since the original 8-bit classic first released and made its mark on the side-scrolling action genre, influencing games for years to come, and even still today. As a new entry to the classic series created by a talented, veteran development team at Capcom, the tight side-scrolling action-platformer gameplay fans have come to expect makes a return while completely revolutionizing the game on PS4. Get ready to jump and shoot your way through uniquely designed stages in any order you choose before tackling all-new bosses and claiming their weapons as your own!

The core gameplay that Mega Man fans expect is met with an all-new visual direction with the introduction of a 2.5D style featuring 3D character models and beautifully hand-drawn environments that mark a huge leap forward for the series. Its Mega Man like you’ve never seen him before, complete with a new look that retains his instantly recognizable style while giving him a fresh, modern design.

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Looks like Mega Man is taking more than fashion cues from his enemies, too. It’s well-known that our hero changes colors when he switches to different weapons obtained from defeated Robot Master bosses, but take a close look at the trailer. In Mega Man 11, you’ll see he now takes on characteristics of bosses he’s foiled when wielding their weapons!

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Mega Man 11 has plenty for both new fans and series veterans to enjoy! Classic characters, including Mega Man’s canine companion Rush, will make their return to help Mega Man along the way. A variety of difficulty options are also available to ensure that everyone from newcomers to hardcore fans can enjoy the rewarding, challenging gameplay the series is known for.

This is just the start of Mega Man’s 30th anniversary, and we have even more in store to celebrate the Blue Bomber’s history throughout the anniversary year in 2018. If you’re a fan of the futuristic Mega Man X games, we’ve got great news for you – all eight Mega Man X games are coming to PS4 next year! We’ll have more info to share on these plans soon, so start thinking about which Mavericks you want to tackle first!

With the 30th anniversary year beginning this month, we just couldn’t wait to announce and share Mega Man 11 with PlayStation fans. The game is currently in development, so please enjoy just this small taste of the game, and look forward to more details about Mega Man’s brand-new adventure in Summer 2018. We hope you’re as excited as we are and thank you for your patience for this long-awaited treat!

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djsaiyan said:

December 4th, 12:19 pm

Well that sure does take a hot steamy dump all over Mighty No. 9

Between RE7, Monster Hunter World, and this, sure does look like Capcom’s gotten their act together. Bout effin’ time.

Now give me MML3.

Souledge94 said:

December 4th, 12:44 pm

Thank god its a brand new engine and not just nes graphics again.

gohan16ken said:

December 4th, 12:48 pm

Ok, now SFA4

Kishnabe said:

December 4th, 1:14 pm

Hopefully a Platinum this time around.

Looks already better than MNo9.

BlaqMagiq24 said:

December 4th, 1:34 pm

I’m more excited for the X Legacy Collection than MM11 but I’ll be buying both.

Now if we can get the Zero and ZX series into one collection for PS4.

DEATHSTROKE007 said:

December 4th, 2:15 pm

Best news all year long!

Cant wait for all the MM games !!!!

xxnike629xx said:

December 4th, 2:26 pm

Thank you so much!
I am excited for this! I think I might just rebuy Legacy Collection 1 and 2 on disc because of how excited I am. =D
I really like how they slightly modernized the look of Mega Man.

Please also do a good job with the other announced game, Mega Man X Legacy Collection.
Please make sure you guys give the option for Japanese voices for X4 ~ X8, and let us choose between the SNES or PS1 music for X3.

dkarlowicz10 said:

December 4th, 3:24 pm

I cannot wait for this one. I love the graphical upgrades. It looks fantastic. And also look forward to the MM X Legacy Collection. Capcom: you would make my day if you would also announce the Viewtiful Joe and Onimusha Legacy Collections on PS4. Those were not released on PS3, it would be awesome to see them on PS4.

gohan16ken said:

December 4th, 3:26 pm

For Mega Man 30th anniversary, Capcom is releasing Mega Man 11, bringing Mega Man Collection 1 and 2 to the Switch, and releasing all of the Mega Man X games on Switch, PS4, XB1, and PC. So every Mega Man game will be playable on modern consoles. Yet, that didn’t happen with Street Fighter’s 30th Anniversary nor for the 25th. Never have there been all of the SF games playable on modern consoles. This is frustrating!

ElektroDragon said:

December 4th, 4:22 pm

I could not be less excited if I tried.

    barbob75 said:

    December 4th, 5:17 pm

    Lol.

    Jisatsu_Kiddo said:

    December 5th, 3:32 am

    not enough blood huh?

ioanina said:

December 4th, 10:42 pm

Well, I can honestly say this newest installment of Mega Man looks stellar.

Sonic had his comeback in Sonic Mania. Now, it’s Mega Man’s turn!

I was kinda expecting that the iconic retro 8-bit pixel art style would be a bit evolved to a more fresh feel like Blaster Master Zero did, or the 32-bit style from MM8 making a comeback. The 3D style for MM11 may be a bit strange, but, Capcom’s trying something here, so, best we could do is to give ’em support.

This’ll not stop pixel artists trying to do 8-bit or above replications to it, though.

Well, here’s to Mega Man’s 30th anniversary & MM11! May it hope to spur Mega Man X9 & more! Looking forward to it!

disk-sama said:

December 5th, 6:19 am

mega mana maker when?

brazie555 said:

December 5th, 5:48 pm

NOICE!!!!!

Welmosca said:

December 6th, 2:10 am

More interested in the X Collection which I still can’t believe its coming but damn Megaman 11 looks great.

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