Capcom is feeling generous for the 25th anniversary of the Street Fighter saga. It is in a retro look that Mega Man will confront the cast of the legendary fighting game. Street Fighter X Mega Man will be released on December 17, 2012 on PC for free, as part of the festivities. Take a look at the trailer, and press release.
Two Beloved Franchises Collide For the First Time in Retro 8-bit Glory!
SAN MATEO, Calif.— December 8, 2012 — Capcom, a leading worldwide developer and publisher of video games, recently shared plans to release a new fan-made crossover title featuring two of the company’s most iconic franchises. Street Fighter® X Mega Man® will celebrate the closing ceremonies of the 25th Anniversary of Street Fighter® and kick off the festivities taking place in 2013, when Mega Man takes center stage as “The Blue Bomber” reflects on his own 25 years of gaming greatness. The Street Fighter X Mega Man game will be released as a PC download beginning on December 17, 2012 and will be offered to fans for FREE through Capcom’s official website, Capcom-Unity.com
“Our fans have been so supportive of the 25th Anniversary efforts on Street Fighter, that we wanted to provide one last surprise and token of our appreciation,” said Christian Svensson, SVP of Consumer Software at Capcom USA. “This game symbolizes the passion and dedication of our fans and with the 25th Anniversary of Mega Man coming up, we felt it was our duty to bring this wonderful experience to everyone who has shared the last 25 years with us and both of these celebrated franchises.”
Involving a true collaboration between a company and its fans, Street Fighter X Mega Man was created and developed by Singapore native Seow Zong Hui (aka “Sonic”), with direction and support provided by Capcom. The game stars Mega Man and features eight original Street Fighter-themed levels and bosses inspired by the legendary fighting game series. Each boss character will utilize their individual strategies and special moves against Mega Man, as players attempt to mega blast their way through each uniquely charming 8-bit world.
In addition to the retro look and feel that embodies Street Fighter X Mega Man, an original soundtrack created by Luke Esquivel (aka “A_Rival”) provides a classic backdrop to the action. Amazing mash-ups of memorable Street Fighter and Mega Man® themes complete the crossover of the century!
For more information on Street Fighter X Mega Man, please visit: http://press.capcom.com and <1ee7>http://www.capcom-unity.com.1ee7>
and we'd be getting quantum break 2 instead of remedy going multiplatform (they had 2 back to back poor sellers) (0 minute ago)
@KORNdog: Assuming, since I have no knowledge of how much porting costs, it takes $1-2 million to port to XB1, that's a 2 to 5 times return, no? (0 minute ago)
@Sdarts: define "well" in the context of a multimillion dollar dev cost project? they may have broke even, if that. if they sold "well" we'd be getting a sequel instead of insomniac making spiderman (2 minutes ago)
@KORNdog: A publisher earns $42 of every $60 game, the other $18 are the 30% cut that Sony, Microsoft, Steam, etc. get for selling in their stores. So $48 x 100.000 = 4.8 million. (2 minutes ago)
because console power>games. (2 minutes ago)
Everything will will be ok for MS once they release the X (3 minutes ago)
fact is. neir developers released neir on the 360. sales were obviously not what they wanted from that platform and so didn't bother with porting the sequel. it's business. that's how they all work. (3 minutes ago)