The last of the Virtual Console rereleases, Mega Man Battle Network 6: Cybeast Gregar and Cybeast Falzar, will be available in the Wii U eShop in North America… tomorrow! You can snag both versions for the usual $ 6.99 each. With this release, all MMBN games that were originally released on the Game Boy Advance are now available on the Wii U in all regions.
The 15th anniversary of the Mega Man Battle Network series is coming up! The year’s festivities includes a promotion in the Hanayashiki amusement park, brand new plush dolls, a new Duel Masters card, a reprint of the Official Complete Works and some cool new merchandise. Take a look at the roundup in the skip.
The final entries in the series, Mega Man Battle Network 6: Cybeast Gregar and Cybeast Falzar for the Game Boy Advance will be rereleased on the Wii U Virtual Console in Europe this week. Both versions can be picked up from 14th January 2016 for €6.99 / £6.29 each.
As usual, you will be able to obtain multiplayer-only BattleChips by simply entering the Comm screen from the PET menu. However, Unlike the Japanese version, it’s unlikely that the Otenko and GunDelEX chips will be available.
Wrapping up the series on the Gameboy Advance, Rockman EXE 4.5: Real Operation has been announced for the Japanese Wii U eShop. Real Operation utilizes an internal battery for a real-time clock to progress the story and events in the game. Physical copies of the game have their batteries long expired, making this release a good way to experience the game! Japanese players can pick up the game on January 13th, 2016 for 702 yen.
The wait is over for North American players; tomorrow, Mega Man Battle Network 5: Team ProtoMan and Mega Man Battle Network 5: Team Colonel, originally released for the Game Boy Advance, will be available for purchase on Wii U in the Nintendo eShop. As usual, the price point is $6.99 per version.
Like previous Virtual Console releases, by opening the Comm. menu in the PET screen, you’ll gain access to a number of BattleChips that ware originally only available by trading with the opposite version, letting you 100% clear the game. In addition, you get BassCross MegaMan, which also lets you fight extra versions of Bass such as BassXX.
A new TeamBN speedrun marathon is coming to town! On December 19th, catch the aptly named TeamBN mini-marathon V4.5. That’s in just over a week, so get hyped! As usual, you can watch the marathon on TeamBN’s Twitch stream.
The full schedule for the marathon has not been posted yet, but since it’s a mini-marathon, not all games from previous marathons will be there. From the looks of it, though, at least Battle Networks 2, 3, 4 and 6 should be present. We’ll let you know when there’s more info!
Hot on the heels of last week’s European Battle Network 5 release, comes a release date for Rockman EXE 6: Dennōjū Glaga and Rockman EXE 6: Dennōjū Falzer, known internationally as Cybeast Gregar and Cybeast Falzar versions, for the Wii U Virtual Console. Japanese players will be able to get their hands on the final MMBN games on November 18th, 2015 for 702 yen each.
This week, European Wii U owners will be able to get their hands on Mega Man Battle Network 5: Team ProtoMan and Team Colonel for the GBA. The two handheld games arrive on Wii U Virtual Console this Thursday, for €6.99 / £6.29 each.
Following the first four games, Rockman EXE 5 is the next Battle Network to be released on Wii U Virtual Console. Next week on September 9th, players in Japan will be able to grab Rockman EXE 5: Team of Blues and Rockman EXE 5: Team of Colonel for the GBA from the Wii U eShop for 702 yen a piece.
Additional information for the Capcom Special Selection: Ryuusei no Rockman have surfaced!
The cover for the artbook and the music CD have been revealed. The disc art cleverly includes lyrics from Sonia Strumm’s in-game song, Shooting Star. In addition, new art from concept artists Yuji Ishihara and Tokiko Nakashima are to be included. Both the track listing and sample of the new art can be found in the jump.