'Mighty No. 9' Sales Hit Gold Prior To Launch: Is It Really Living Up To Megaman's Legacy?

By Roleen Delos Reyes , Updated May 04, 2016 02:46 AM EDT

Fans are showing love for "Mighty No. 9" as it steadily soared through the roof after hitting gold sales before it even hits the stores. An overt proof that the post-Mega Man installment is well received by fans all over the world. Gamers and fans were previously dismayed over the unfulfilled April 2016 release of the said game.

The wait is now over and "Mighty No. 9" is set to arrive this June, cited Attack Of The Fanboy. Comcept Director Keiji Inafune that North America and Asia gets first chance to play the game on June 21 followed by an international release on June 24. It will also be available in several platforms including all Playstation consoles, Wii U and PC but announcements are yet to be made for PS Vista and Nintendo 3DS.

Previous delays dealt with online matters and last-minute game developments to make it suitable for all gamers. Engadget reported that the "Mighty No. 9" retail copy will carry Ray as an additional feature. As an independent project, delays are inevitable and reliant to when the game developers will finally close in on all its fan-funded efforts. "Mighty No. 9" sales reflected fans' eagerness to get a new spin-off especially after the phenomenal and iconic run of "Mega Man".

In Gematsu.com, Kenji Inafune emphasized his deep regrets over delay experienced despite the exponential funding progressing but happily announced the success and completion of "Mighty No. 9". He also confirmed that it will be released in both physical and digital copies to make it more accessible. Inafune teased about the "Might No. 9" challengers posed for every player to encourage them to break previously set records, and opens all their social media accounts to possible inquiries or comments from their rather huge following.

Just like Mega Man, "Mighty No. 9" will hopefully prove itself worthy of fans' praise and funding.

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