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More Mega Man Still Headed To Virtual Console, But It Might Take A While

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Earlier in the year, Capcom announced that more Mega Man games are headed to the Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console, including the numbered Mega Man games for the Game Boy, as well as Mega Man Xtreme 1 and 2 for Game Boy Color. However, it might be a while before you see these titles released.

 

Capcom’s Brett Elston writes on Capcom-Unity:

 

Still no concrete date set. There’s still a fair amount of coordination that has to happen among NOA/CUSA/Capcom Japan/Nintendo Japan, plus slotting in games when Thursday is the only day, per week, when VC games hit Wii U / 3DS. I would love to get them out this year—and am pushing for that—but it’s a bigger task than me simply setting a date.

 

But yeah, they’re definitely still coming (+ Xtreme and Xtreme 2).

 

We’ll have a follow-up report ready once Capcom have shared further details of their ongoing Mega Man support for Virtual Console.

Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.