Namco Museum Archives Vol. 1 and 2 Listings Appear on Microsoft Store

Namco Museum Archives Vol. 1 and 2 Listings Appear on Microsoft Store - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 04 June 2020 / 958 Views

The Microsoft Store has two new listings for yet to be announced Namco classic games collections, Namco Museum Archives Vol. 1 and Namco Museum Archives Vol. 2. Both collections have a release date of June 18. 

It is possible the collections are the western releases of Namcot Collection, which is launching for the Nintendo Switch in Japan on June 18. The collections are only confirmed for the Xbox One, however, it will likely get released for the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Windows PC as well.

Namco Museum Archives Vol. 1 and 2 Listings Appear on Microsoft Store

Here is an overview of each collection:

Namco Museum Archives Vol. 1

Take a trip down memory lane and relive the magical times of the 8-bit era with a collection of Namco’s hits and long-lost treasures in Namco Museum Archives Volume 1.

Includes 11 titles!

In addition to 10 classic Namco titles, some of which were never localized and released in the west, a newly created 8-bit demastered version of Pac-Man Championship Edition makes its world premiere as a bonus!

Titles included

  • Dig Dug
  • Dragon Buster
  • Dragon Spirit: The New Legend
  • Galaxian
  • Mappy
  • Pac-Man
  • Pac-Man Championship Edition (8-bit demastered version)
  • Splatterhouse: Wanpaku Graffiti
  • Sky Kid
  • The Tower of Druaga
  • Xevious

Equipped with convenient modern functions!

Convenient features such as the “save function” that allows you to interrupt the game at any time and the “replay function” that allows you to start over at the last minute.

Namco Museum Archives Vol. 2

Take a trip down memory lane and relive the magical times of the 8-bit era with a collection of Namco’s hits and long-lost treasures in Namco Museum Archives Volume 2.

Includes 11 titles!

In addition to 10 classic Namco titles, some of which were never localized and released in the west, an 8-bit consolized version of Gaplus is included as a bonus!

Titles included:

  • Battle City
  • Dig Dug II
  • Dragon Buster II
  • Galaga (8-bit consolized version)
  • Gaplus
  • Legacy of the Wizard
  • Mappy-Land
  • Mendel Palace
  • Pac-Land
  • Rolling Thunder
  • Super Xevious

Equipped with convenient modern functions!

Convenient features such as the “save function” that allows you to interrupt the game at any time and the “replay function” that allows you to start over at the last minute.


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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