Rumor: Mega Man 9 on Xbox 360 and PS3 Too

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Mega Man 9 is slated to appear as a downloadable title on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 in addition to Wii, reports Ars Technica.

Last week, Capcom confirmed the sprite-based side scrolling sequel would arrive as a downloadable WiiWare title, and is being developed by Mega Man Zero and ZX veterans Inti Creates.

Ars claims that Capcom's E3 roster lists PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 editions, but curiously, does not mention the Wii. The site chalks up the Wii exclusion to Nintendo Power's recent revelation, though it is also possible that the platform text is placeholder.

When reached for comment, a Capcom representative told Shacknews that the company "has not officially announced our complete E3 lineup at this time," and added that "Mega Man 9 is one of the best, most challenging games you'll ever play!"

If the title really does come out on all three systems, Mega Man 9 will be the first game to hit all three online marketplaces. Capcom's recent PC support indicates a PC version is feasible as well, though the company has yet to make an official statement.

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    June 30, 2008 10:27 AM

    Does anyone really give a shit about Mega Man?

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      June 30, 2008 10:32 AM

      not since 2 on the nes

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        June 30, 2008 10:33 AM

        3, 4, and 5 were awesome. But as of 6 and on, including the X series, I got burned out.

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          June 30, 2008 10:38 AM

          X was my favorite. Than it's a tie between 2, 3 and x2.

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            June 30, 2008 4:26 PM

            same, but I'd place 3 just before 2

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          June 30, 2008 1:16 PM

          the first X game was amazing, the rest sucked

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      June 30, 2008 11:20 AM

      2 was the best, hands down. The music is probably the best in a video game EVER...

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      June 30, 2008 11:31 AM

      Yes.

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      June 30, 2008 12:15 PM

      I'd be more excited if this was Mega Man X. 8-bit doesn't really appeal to me. 16-bit still looks great these days.

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      June 30, 2008 1:19 PM

      Based on sales of Mega Man Zero/ZX and various other spinoffs in the past few years, very much so.