Capcom has announced that their official Japanese PR account for the Mega Man franchise has reached over 100,000 followers. So, to commemorate the occasion, the team has shared a new illustration by Shinsuke Komaki depicting MegaMan.EXE.
- Check out the release date announcement trailer and the latest updates during the Capcom Spotlight broadcast.
- The first two seasons of the Mega Man NT Warrior anime have been officially uploaded onto YouTube with their English dubs.
- The Mega Man Battle Network 20 Years Later manga has been officially translated.
- Character Renders + Profiles
For those unaware, Komaki played integral roles in the original Battle Network releases, as he drew the Japanese games’ box arts. Thanks to the Mega Man fan account The Rockman EXE Zone, for spotting this news.
Mega Man Battle Network Legacy Collection will be the next release for the franchise. It was initially announced for Nintendo Switch digitally with a 2023 release window. Over 1,000 illustrations and over 150 songs from across the series will be included. PlayStation 4 and PC versions via Steam were also officially announced soon after.
The physical release will include all 10 games, while the digital releases will be separated across two volumes.
The following titles are included:
- Mega Man Battle Network
- Mega Man Battle Network 2
- Mega Man Battle Network 3 White
- Mega Man Battle Network 3 Blue
- Mega Man Battle Network 4 Red Sun
- Mega Man Battle Network 4 Blue Moon
- Mega Man Battle Network 5 Team Protoman
- Mega Man Battle Network 5 Team Colonel
- Mega Man Battle Network 6 Cybeast Gregar
- Mega Man Battle Network 6 Cybeast Falzar
The Mega Man Battle Network series follows protagonist Lan Hikari and his Net Navi MegaMan.EXE as they and their friends battle foes threatening the safety of the Cyber Net, such as prominent viruses and the criminal syndicate WWW (World Three). Combat is action-strategy requiring players to move in real-time across a grid to avoid enemy attacks while attacking and equipping skills on-the-fly. MegaMan.EXE can also be upgraded and customized to better situate himself for various scenarios.
You can view the full new shared artwork of MegaMan.EXE below:
Mega Man Battle Network Legacy Collection will launch for PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and PC via Steam on April 14, 2023.
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