Friday, March 30, 2018
New Mega Man X Artwork Spotted, Possibly Related to MMX Legacy Collection
Slowly but surely little bits and pieces of the sort-of-but-not-really-unnanounced Mega Man X Legacy Collection keep slipping out. Today, a brand new piece of X artwork was spotted outside Yodobashi Camera in Yokohama by rin_asei. The image was found alongside an unrelated kiosk advertising the Mega Man Legacy Collection 1+2 for Nintendo Switch. Interestingly, X is holding a pose that's strikingly similar to the Japanese Rockman X1 cover art seen here.
If this artwork is indeed legit – which it very likely is – it could mean Japanese retailers recently began recieving Mega Man X Legacy Collection promotional material. That in itself suggests an official announcement is coming in hot.
For the uninitiated, we've known since December that all eight Mega Man X games are coming to consoles and PC later this year. What hasn't been officially confirmed, however, is the release format. Early ratings from the OFLC suggest it will take the form of two separate collections. A rating from the BBFC provides further evidence, going so far as to imply a number of video extras – including the entirety of The Day of Sigma – will be feature in a gallery mode. So all in all, an X Legacy Collection (or two) is happening. We're just waiting for Capcom to announce it.
Thanks to MegaSegaDrive for the tip!