Nintendo Celebrates Mega Man’s Anniversary with Discounts on Classic Titles

Today is Mega Man’s 27th birthday! Enjoy it by taking advantage of some sweet Nintendo eShop deals spanning Mega Man’s early years.

Nintendo’s “MegaManniversary” sale includes six classics at 50% off the regular price:

Nintendo 3DS eShop

  • Mega Man 2 (Game Boy) Sale Price: $1.49 (Regular $2.99)
  • Mega Man 3 (Game Boy) Sale Price: $1.49 (Regular $2.99)
  • Mega Man 4 (Game Boy) Sale Price: $1.49 (Regular $2.99)

Wii U eShop

  • Mega Man 5 (NES) Sale Price: $2.49 (Regular $4.99)
  • Mega Man 6 (NES) Sale Price: $2.49 (Regular $4.99)
  • Mega Man 7 (NES) Sale Price: $2.49 (Regular $4.99)

The sale starts on December 17th and ends December 22th at 9 am PT.

An additional surprise was the release of the 2002 Game Boy Advance title, Mega Man Zero which is available on the Wii U eShop for $7.99.

For further entertainment featuring the “The Blue Bomber” watch today’s teens struggle playing the original Mega Man.

My Opinion:

I only recently got into Mega Man but I appreciate its quintessential mechanics and gameplay. Although its difficulty may scare some people off, I encourage people to at least give it a chance, especially at that price! Start with Mega Man 2 and go from there.

Nathan Reid is an Associate Writer at MONG who isn’t much better at Mega Man than the kids in that video.

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