Mega Man 11 has its official release date. Capcom has announced the Blue Bomber will return Oct. 2.
Mega Man 11 is the latest installment in the series, combining the classic feel of the 2D-platforming game with modern technology.
“The newest entry in this iconic series blends classic, challenging 2D platforming action with a fresh look,” the company said in a release on its website. “The stunning new visual style refreshes the series’ iconic colorfulness, combining hand-drawn environments with detailed, 3D characters.”
Capcom says the game with challenge veterans while being accessible to newcomers. Mega Man 11 will include a variety of difficult modes, time trials, and global leaderboards.
“To save the day, the Blue Bomber must battle Robot Masters and take their powerful weapons for himself, which now changes the hero’s appearance with new levels of detail,” Capcom says. “The innovative new Double Gear system lets you boost Mega Man’s speed and power for a new twist on the satisfying gameplay the series is known for.”
If you can’t wait until October to get your hands on a Mega Man game, Capcom will also be releasing Mega Man X Legacy Collection 1 + 2 will be coming to PC and consoles on July 24.
You can preorder Mega Man 11 for PC, PlayStation 4, Switch, and Xbox One on the official website.