In celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Mega Man franchise, iam8bit and Capcom are releasing two new Classic Cartridges. One for Mega Man 2 and another for Mega Man X.
Like iam8bit and Capcom's earlier Classic Cartridge for Street Fighter 2, the Mega Man 2 and Mega Man X Classic Cartridges are fully playable, NTSC console compatible releases of the blue bomber's adventures.
Each game will be limited to 8,500 units, making them highly rare and collectible. The Mega Man 2 cartridge will come in Opaque Light Blue while Mega Man X comes in an Opaque White. Both editions also come in a rare, translucent glow-in-the-dark blue. A colored cartridge will be randomly inserted into sealed, unmarked boxes so you won't know what color cartridge you have until you open it. The glow-in-the-dark variant is the rarer of the two with only 1,000 units produced.
You can see images of the cartridges below.
Also included in the collection are new premium instruction booklets, retro pack-in surprises, classic game boxes with foil, gloss, and embossments.
Correction: Cartridge colors were previously listed incorrectly. The story has been ammended with the proper colored cartridge releases.