The Nintendo Switch catalog is full of games from Mega Man. Capcom’s license, one of the longest in the industry since his NES debutis well represented in the latest Big N system. Thus, thanks to the compilations and the last numbered installment of the character, the hybrid has more than 20 license titles.
So far, the series is divided into five compilations. In turn, most of these, with the exception of Mega Man Zero/ZX Legacy Collection, are also subdivided into two parts. Therefore, thanks to the particular matryoshka of compilations of the seriesusers will be able to access certain titles that fit more with their tastes.
Without further ado, these are all the games of the Capcom franchise available on the hybrid console.
All Mega Man games released on Nintendo Switch
Mega Man Legacy Collection (6 games)
The first compilation of the character that landed on the Nintendo system was the one that commemorates the 8-bit adventures of Mega Man. So, thanks to Mega Man Legacy Collectionwe can enjoy the proposals of the series for NES. This is, without a doubt, the best way to discover the origins of a license that has been with us for more than three decades.
For the occasion, Capcom opted for include all six original NES games in this collection. In this way, players interested in the beginnings of the character will be able to immerse themselves in the titles of the same released between 1987 and 1993. In addition, different extras were also included to offer a new way of playing, such as amiibo compatibility
This option, added to the other part of it, is essential to fully discover the main branch of the story. Unfortunately they do not include spin-off or sequels of this universe, like the beloved Mega Man’s Soccer or reimaginings for Game Boy.
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Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 (4 games)
On May 22, 2018, at the same time as the first part, we received Mega Man Legacy Collection 2. Thanks to this and his 4 games (from the seventh to the tenth installment), we will be able to discover the evolution of the saga from its retro origins to more current periods. So, we’ll put 8-bit aside and see how the character jump worked beyond what the NES could do.
As in the previous case, Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 also presents additional new content. For example, a series of challenges against the clock were introduced that will test the skill of the players. In addition, a careful selection of music was also included that, accompanied by a gallery of unique illustrations, will delight fans of the series.
Lastly, it should also be noted that the inclusion of the DLC of Mega Man 9 y 10. In this way, players will be able to access the full version of these titles, being able to enjoy the extra phases and playable characters, as well as a level of difficulty that will reduce the damage we could suffer, making things a little easier for us.
Without a doubt, to know the games of the main branch of Mega Manafter all, those that caused the importance and legacy of the character, this is the best option on Nintendo Switch.
Mega Man 11
So far, the eleventh installment is the last title in the main line of the Capcom license. With it, as we told you in its respective analysis in 2018, the essence of a franchise that seemed lost adrift was recovered
Although many consider it below some original delivery, the truth is that is an action-packed title that fans of the character loved. In addition, systems such as the double gear allowed a twist to a series that needed to reinvent itself. And, as usual, it also has bonus content such as time trial missions, design galleries and other aspects that fans will love.
Surely it is impossible to imagine a better way to celebrate the 30th anniversary of this dear proposal.
Mega Man X Legacy Collection (4 games)
The next stop in the builds of Mega Man is starring in the series X. In 1993, at the same time that the sixth installment of the character was released on the NES, SNES users were able to enjoy the beginning of Mega Man X. And, luckily for them, in the following two years they received the second and third installments, although unfortunately these were the last of the main line released on Nintendo platforms (until the GameCube compilation).
Also split into two parts, unlike the aforementioned Big N cube console build, this includes the first four games in the series X
Mega Man X Legacy Collection 2 (4 games)
The second part of Mega Man X Legacy Collection includes the 4 remaining titles to complete the series. Thus, thanks to this Capcom release, players can enjoy the entire main branch from one of the character’s most beloved stories. And even if you don’t have the spin-offit can boast of having the most important titles in the series X.
This part collects all the games of Mega Man X from the fifth to the eighth installment, at the moment the last of this story. Thus, users have in their hands to enjoy all the games released between 2000 and 2004. Unfortunately, as we already mentioned, none of the Mega Man Xtremea highly valued duology that saw the light on Game Boy Color.
Mega Man Zero/ZX Legacy Collection (6 games)
Although he could have made two compilations, Capcom chose to combine the most recent stories of the character in a single pack. So, on the one hand, we have all 4 games Mega Man Zero, originally released on Game Boy Advance, available on Nintendo Switch. On the other hand, the duology of ZXwith the first delivery and Adventtitles that Nintendo DS users will know very well.
As with the other character title builds, this one also includes lots of added content. For example, all adventures have a beginner way, a level of difficulty that reduces the challenge of each proposal. In addition, the possibility of save anytimean option not available in the originals.
And you, have you tried the games of Mega Man available on Nintendo Switch? What is your favorite story of the character? We read you in the comments.