Mega Man Zero/ZX Legacy Collection Announced

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Prepare to megamerge.

Capcom have announced the Mega Man Zero/ZX Legacy Collection. This collection includes all four Mega Man Zero Games, Mega Man ZX, and Mega Man ZX Advent. The Legacy Collection will be available on the Xbox One, PS4, Switch and through Steam on January 21, 2020. Get your physical or digital copies in store for $29.99, or digitally on Steam (same price).

The collection features newcomer friendly modes, improved visuals and layout options, an in-game gallery and music player to take a look back at the history of the Zero and ZX series, and more.

Full details in the press release below.

PRESS RELEASE


Warning: New Challenges Incoming – Mega Man™ Zero/ZX Legacy Collection Jumps to Consoles and PC on January 21, 2020

Ready your Z-Saber and prepare to megamerge as old friends and new heroes from the Mega Man universe unite in Mega Man™ Zero/ZX Legacy Collection. All four Mega Man Zero games, Mega Man ZX, and Mega Man ZX Advent are being offered together for the first time on the Xbox One family of devices including Xbox One X, PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Nintendo Switch™ system, and Steam. The collection will be available at MSRP $29.99 on January 21, 2020 both digitally and at North American retail locations for consoles. PC players will be able to purchase the digital edition on Steam.

Mega Man Zero/ZX Legacy Collection brings the Zero and ZX series’ challenging boss battles, fast-paced platforming, and precise combat from hand-held to full-sized screens for the first time. Nostalgic players can choose to play using the original sprite art, or they can bash some bots using the new optional HD-smoothing filters. New players looking to cut a path through the Zero and ZX series’ stories can also use the optional Casual Scenario mode to reduce each game’s difficulty, and Save-Assist system to create save points mid-mission for a more approachable narrative experience.

Players can also take a break from the action, and dive into the in-game gallery featuring over 600 pieces of original production art from each series, while listening to the music player’s complete selection of both original compositions and new arrangements. Fans of the series looking for a challenge will also be able to test their “Biometal” against the all new Z Chaser challenge mode. More details on Z Chaser mode will be revealed at a later time.

GAME OVERVIEW
Enjoy six action-packed entries in the Mega Man series with Mega Man Zero/ZX Legacy Collection. The collection features two series of games alongside a host of new features for both long-time fans and brand new players. All four Mega Man Zero games, Mega Man ZX and Mega Man ZX Advent bring their blend of high-octane action and precise platforming for the first time to Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch and Steam on January 21, 2020.

Help X’s mentor and partner, Zero, save Neo Arcadia centuries after the events of the Mega Man X series by mastering some of the most challenging and thrilling boss battles ever across all four Mega Man Zero games. The Zero games build upon the fast-paced action platforming of the popular Mega Man X series and introduce new customization options including upgradable weapon skills, unique EX abilities, and gameplay-altering “Cyber Elves” that offer a wide range of enhancements.

Mega Man ZX and ZX Advent continue the story, taking place several hundred years after the events of the Mega Man Zero series. Mega Man ZX and ZX Advent build on gameplay elements from the Zero and X series, while allowing players to experiment with their abilities throughout the game world’s open map.

FEATURES

  • Zero and ZX series on modern consoles –
  • Join the Resistance as the titular fan-favorite protagonist in the four Zero games.
  •  Defend the innocent from Mavericks and discover your destiny as either the male or female protagonists of ZX and ZX Advent.
  •  All-new competitive rush mode – Z Chaser Mode allows players to race to complete challenges from both the Zero and ZX games. More details on this mode will be revealed at a later date.

• Newcomer friendly Casual Scenario Mode and Save-Assist System – New players can jump right into the futuristic universe of the Mega Man Zero and ZX series with a new Casual Scenario Mode. Bounce back from mistakes using the new optional Save-Assist system to revive at the most recent map checkpoint without losing a life.

• Improved visuals and layout options – Experience the games as they were first released with a monitor filter option that features the original sprite art, or toggle the smooth filter on for a clean look to the charming, classic sprites. Freely choose from a variety of layout options for the ZX series’ dual-screen displays and controls at any time.

• In-game gallery and music player – Take a look back at the history of the Zero and ZX series with each collection’s massive repository of original production art, including a music player filled with tunes from the original games. Those who pre-order the collection will also have access to the ten special arrangements included in the Mega Man Zero/ZX Reploid Remixes.

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