News | Mega Man X Legacy Collection 1 and 2 Release Date

Capcom has announced the release date for the Mega Man X Legacy Collection.

Available as a physical duo in North America containing both Mega Man X Legacy Collection and Mega Man X Legacy Collection 2 or as separate digital purchases, the collection will release for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC on July 24th in North America and Europe.

You can read an overview & view a new trailer below:

Enjoy all eight games from the futuristic Mega Man X series with Mega Man X Legacy Collection (includes X1 to X4), and Mega Man X Legacy Collection 2 (includes X5 to X8) Both collections are coming to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC digitally on July 24, 2018. All titles are available digitally across Europe.

The X series introduced several new features to the fast-paced action platforming Mega Man franchise such as powerful armor upgrades, wall-jumping, and more mature themes. These collections will bring them all to current platforms alongside a host of new features both for long-time fans and brand new players.

Key Features

  • X series on modern consoles – Restore peace to a post-apocalyptic society of advanced robots-gone-wild as protagonist Mega Man X, and in later entries, options to play as iconic characters Zero and Axl.
  • All-new multi-boss challenges – X Challenge Mode allows players to select a loadout and take on two bosses from various X games at once for a brand new twist on Maverick hunting. The new mode also features three difficulty options and online leaderboards.
  • Newcomer friendly Easy Mode – New players can jump right in to the futuristic universe of the Mega Man X series with a new Easy Mode.
  • Improved visuals and options – Experience the games as they first released with a monitor filter option that simulates CRT televisions or toggle the smooth filter on for a clean look to the charming, classic sprites.
  • Museum of the era – Take a look back at the history of the X series with each collection’s massive repository of original production art, catalogs of collectible merchandise, music player filled with new and original tunes, plus a fully voiced and animated short film that serves as a prologue to the events of Mega Man X.


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