Mega Man is returning with new features in the upcoming October 2018 release.
The iconic hero of the Mega Man series is set to return in celebration of its 30th anniversary with the new release of Mega Man 11. This announcement comes at the same time as the release of their Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection (Read more about announcement here).
Mega Man 11 blends the classic side-scrolling action gameplay with new features and a fresh new look.
The Blue Bomber’s latest adventure will arrive on October 2, 2018 for PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and Windows PC.
The Mega Man 11 Storyline
In the events of Mega Man 11, long-time moustachioed series villain Dr. Wily is back to his mischievous ways and has had a true flash of evil genius. Dr. Wily decides to invest in an ambitious idea from his time at Robot University where he studied alongside Dr. Light, Mega Man’s benevolent creator. Dr. Light, who also recalls this inventive idea, decides to upgrade Mega Man with this powerful prototype known as the Double Gear system.
In a new trailer released today, fans can get a first look at the all-new Double Gear system as well as formal introductions to two of the game’s new Robot Master bosses: the egotistical brick-building block Man and the electrifying speed demon Fuse Man.
The Double Gear system in Mega Man 11 adds a unique new twist on the satisfying platforming action, offering options to enhance Mega Man’s speed and power on the fly while retaining the series’ core gameplay that gamers have come to know and love.
- Speed Gear – Introduces the ability to slow the flow of time, a useful tools for many situations such as navigating tricky platforming sections or avoiding fast-moving enemies or obstacles.
- Power Gear – Allows players to charge the Mega Buster to a new level, and weapon-based abilities become even more robust.
- Double Gear – When at critical health, Mega Man will gain access to a hidden ability to activate both gears simultaneously, unleashing maximum power and allowing for deft manoeuvres in the direst situations.
Fans of the iconic blue hero can look also look forward to Mega Man Legacy Collection 1 + 2 on Nintendo Switch newly released this month, with all 10 of the original series now playable on the platform.
You can pre-order Mega Man 11 on the official website. You can also pre-order from the links below: