PRESS RELEASE: Capcom Arcade Cabinet Details Revealed

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Capcom Arcade Cabinet

Capcom has just released the list of titles to be included in their Capcom Arcade Cabinet. Fifteen games will be released on XBLA and PSN incrementally starting February 19th until May. Once all 15 games are out, two more games will be released, free to those who purchased the first 15 titles.

When you download either a pack or just an individual game, you’ll play it on the Capcom Arcade Cabinet “platform,” which displays like an actual arcade cabinet on your TV. Additionally, the cabinet includes a DIP switch function that lets you adjust your lives and the game’s difficulty, among other settings, as well as a music player and the ability to make and share screenshots and videos. Some games will also have 2-player online play, global leaderboards, training modes with infinite lives and the option to select the Japanese or international version.

GAME PACK 1—$4.99/400MSP
February 19th (PSN) & 20th (XBLA)
Black Tiger*, Avengers, 1943: The Battle of Midway
* Black Tiger will be available as a free demo with one credit on XBLA, and free on PSN as an individual title.

GAME PACK 2—$9.99/800MSP
March 5th
Ghosts n Goblins, Gun.Smoke, Section Z

Avengers—$3.99 (PSN only)
1943: The Battle of Midway—$3.99 (PSN only)

GAME PACK 3—$9.99/800MSP
March 19th
Side Arms, Legendary Wings, Trojan

Ghosts n Goblins—$3.99/320MSP
Section Z—$3.99/320MSP

GAME PACK 4—$9.99/800MSP
April 2nd
Commando, The Speed Rumbler, Exed Exes (Savage Bees)

Side Arms—$3.99/320MSP
Legendary Wings—$3.99/320MSP

GAME PACK 5—$9.99/800MSP
April 16th
1942, SonSon, Pirate Ship Higemaru

The Speed Rumbler—$3.99/320MSP
Exed Exes (Savage Bees)—$3.99/320MSP

April 30th
Pirate Ship Higemaru—$3.99/320MSP

There’s still no word on what the two free bonus titles are or when they’ll be released. However, there’s also an All-in-One pack that will be released on May 21st. It will include all 17 games and cost only $29.99 (2000MSP).

Capcom Arcade Cabinet

Capcom Arcade Cabinet detailed

Following the recent announcement of Capcom Arcade Cabinet it’s now time to lift the lid and reveal the full list of classic 8-bit titles and how gamers will be able to transform their PlayStation3 or Xbox 360 into their very own customizable, HD 80s arcade.

Starting February 19 until early May, a total of 15 titles from 1984-1988 will be released on a staggered schedule available to purchase digitally either as a series of packs or individually, allowing players to choose what they want to buy. By purchasing all 15 titles, either separately or together, players will gain access to two bonus games absolutely free.

Downloading an individual title or pack will also give access to the Capcom Arcade Cabinet ‘platform’ which provides additional features including DIP switch functionality, a music player, and the ability to capture and share screenshots or video. When playing in standard mode, players will be able to access DIP switch-like settings to adjust their number of lives and difficulty, including a Casual Mode which tones down the difficulty level and makes it more attainable to see the end credits. Further features include 2 player online play for certain titles; a global leaderboard; a training mode with infinite lives to hone your strategy and an option to select either the Japanese or international versions of the individual titles.

In order to share their experiences with friends, PlayStation 3 users will be able to capture video of gameplay to post on YouTube, while Xbox 360 users will be able to upload screenshots to Facebook. Further additions include a sound gallery that allows players to listen to the background music of any of the games in their cabinet, and an art gallery which fills with new pieces as players progress through the games.

Game Pack 1 and the first individual title, Black Tiger, will be available on February 19. Xbox 360 owners will be able to play through the game with a single credit before restarting. On the PlayStation 3, players will have unlimited credits effectively giving them the full game for free.

Please see below for a full list of all the games and when they are available? Stay tuned to Capcom-Unity for further information as new packs are released.

Black Tiger demo February 19 (PSN)
February 20 (XBLA)
Titles: Black Tiger, Avengers, 1943: The Battle of Midway
February 19 (PSN)
February 20 (XBLA)
Titles: Ghosts n Goblins, Gun.Smoke, Section Z
March 5 (PSN/XBLA) $9.99/800MSP
Avengers March 5 (PSN)* $3.99
1943: The Battle of Midway March 5 (PSN)* $3.99
Side Arms, Legendary Wings, Trojan
March 19 (PSN/XBLA) $9.99/800MSP
Ghosts n Goblins March 19 (PSN/XBLA) $3.99/320MSP
Gun.Smoke March 19 (PSN/XBLA) $3.99/320MSP
Section Z March 19 (PSN/XBLA) $3.99/320MSP
Titles: Commando, The Speed Rumbler, Exed Exes (Savage Bees)
April 2 (PSN/XBLA) $9.99/800MSP
Side Arms April 2 (PSN/XBLA) $3.99/320MSP
Legendary Wings April 2 (PSN/XBLA) $3.99/320MSP
Trojan April 2 (PSN/XBLA) $3.99/320MSP
Titles: 1942, SonSon, Pirate Ship Higemaru
April 16 (PSN/XBLA) $9.99/800MSP
Commando April 16 (PSN/XBLA) $3.99/320MSP
The Speed Rumbler April 16 (PSN/XBLA) $3.99/320MSP
Exed Exes (Savage Bees) April 16 (PSN/XBLA) $3.99/320MSP
1942 April 30 (PSN/XBLA) $3.99/320MSP
SonSon April 30 (PSN/XBLA) $3.99/320MSP
Pirate Ship Higemaru April 30 (PSN/XBLA) $3.99/320MSP
Bonus Pack (for those who have purchased all five game packs or all 15 individual titles
Titles: Two titles (names to be confirmed)
TBC Free for those who have purchased all previously released packs or individual titles
Titles: All 17 games
May 21 (PSN/XBLA) $29.99/2000MSP
  • Not available as an individual title on XBLA