Inspired By Mega Man, 20XX Goes Co-Op On Switch July 11

If there’s one thing classic NES gamers love, it’s a good Mega Man game. Over the years there have been countless sequels as well as a fair share of imitators. If you’re going to copy a game, make sure to do it right – and 20XX looks like it might have pulled that off. The big addition is that the game can be played co-op locally or online, so that should be a fun time! Take a look at the trailer and the press release. We don’t have to wait too long to give this one a try: July 11.

 

 

20XX, the roguelike action platformer from Batterystaple Games and Fire Hose Games, wall jumps to Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 on July 10, 2018 followed by Xbox One on July 11, 2018.

 

Inspired by classic Mega Man titles, but with modern twists, 20XX remixes retro design with roguelike elements to create an exciting “one more play” experience built around skill growth. In 20XX, players will dash, jump, and blast their way through procedurally-built stages made to test their grasp on controls and situational awareness rather than memorization or trial and error.

 

This structure ensures every session plays out differently than the last and, along with multiple difficulty settings, daily ranked challenges, and co-operative multiplayer (both online and local), provides a near-endless amount content for players to experience and enjoy while jamming out to the heart-warming tunes of 20XX’s pulsing chiptune-inspired soundtrack.

 

Available now via Steam, where it has sold more than 100,000 units, 20XXwas named one of Valve’s Top Early Access Graduates in 2017. The console release of 20XX will be bundled with the “Hawk DLC Pack,” which features a third playable character with a distinct whip-like attack that allows her to steal energy from enemies and power-up five unique special abilities.

 

“20XX is a marriage of classic action platformer gameplay with modern roguelike design,” said Chris King, founder, Batterystaple Games. “The project has been such an incredible success for our team on PC and we can’t wait to bring console players into the fold when it launches in July.”

 

20XX supports English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian, Japanese, Korean, and Simplified Chinese language options.

 

 

Craig has been covering the video game industry since 1995. His work has been published across a wide spectrum of media sites. He’s currently the Editor-In-Chief of Nintendo Times and contributes to Gaming Age.

Craig Majaski

Craig has been covering the video game industry since 1995. His work has been published across a wide spectrum of media sites. He's currently the Editor-In-Chief of Nintendo Times and contributes to Gaming Age.

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