Capcom Beat 'Em Up Bundle Announced for Switch, PS4, Xbox One, PC - VGChartz
Capcom Beat 'Em Up Bundle Announced for Switch, PS4, Xbox One, PC

Capcom Beat 'Em Up Bundle Announced for Switch, PS4, Xbox One, PC - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 14 September 2018 / 1,352 Views

Capcom has announced the Capcom Beat ‘Em Up Bundle for the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Windows PC. It will launch in North America and Europe on September 18 and in Japan on September 20.

View the announcement trailer below:

Here is an overview of the game:

Seven side-scrolling arcade classics come together in Capcom Beat ‘Em Up Bundle, available digitally on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and Steam, starting September 18, 2018. This essential collection of beat ‘em ups includes Final Fight (1989), Captain Commando (1991), The King of Dragons (1991), Knights of the Round (1991), and Warriors of Fate (1992). Additionally, two never before ported titles make their console debut, Armored Warriors (1994) and Battle Circuit (1997), allowing players to experience these arcade gems at home for the first time. These seven titles exemplify some of the best side-scrolling, co-op fun of the arcade era, and introduced us to iconic Capcom characters such as Captain Commando, plus Cody, Guy and Mike Haggar from Final Fight.

All seven titles will support drop-in local and online multiplayer co-op play, enabling friends to join up together. Players can also experience the Japanese versions of these games, which features different storylines. During breaks from the action, players can explore galleries for each of the seven games and view stunning art, development documents and even pieces previously exclusive to fan club members at the time.

Key Features:

  • An essential side-scrolling collection: Celebrate the golden age of side-scrolling action games with seven arcade classics in one package:
    • Final Fight (1989): Up to two players can choose between Haggar, Cody or Guy to save Haggar’s daughter Jessica from the Mad Gear Gang.
    • Captain Commando (1991): Rid the galaxy of crime as up to three players take on the roles of Captain Commando, Mack the Knife, Ginzu the Ninja, or Baby Head.
    • The King of Dragons (1991): Set in a medieval world, three players pick from five options (Fighter, Dwarf, Elf, Cleric, or Wizard) to defeat orcs, harpies and other magical creatures.
    • Knights of the Round (1991): Based off of the legend of King Arthur, this game allows up to three players to choose between King Arthur himself, Lancelot, and Perceval.
    • Warriors of Fate (1992): Up to three players select from five warrior options to defeat the evil overlord in a story based on the Chinese novel Romance of the Three Kingdoms.
    • Armored Warriors (1994): With support for up to three players, control specialized mechs and even merge two mechs into one with a “Team-up Change” for maximum damage.
    • Battle Circuit (1997): Making its console debut, up to four players become a colorful cast of bounty hunters pursuing various wanted criminals.
  • Console debut: For the first time ever, experience Armored Warriors and Battle Circuit outside the arcade.
  • Offline and Online options: Team up with friends locally or connect online for drop-in co-op fun.
  • Customizable Options: Players can adjust the number of lives, continues or overall difficulty.
  • Comprehensive Galleries: Explore each game’s history with stunning art, design sketches, development documents, and special artwork only available to fan-club members at the time.

 A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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Chris Hu (on 14 September 2018)

Well I wasn't expecting this. Definitely going to buy this. Cinemassacre has a nice video that shows and discusses all the arcade beat em ups ever released by Capcom.

CaptainExplosion (on 14 September 2018)

So happy this is coming!! :D

KungKras (on 15 September 2018)

Do want. I love beat em ups.