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Fight through Block Man’s stage.
Announced through the official Mega Man Twitter account, a new trailer was released to coincide with the demo, introducing a new robot master for the game: Bounce Man. His stage is filled with balloon-like surfaces that the Blue Bomber can bounce off of and is generally filled with odd, colorful contraptions.
The demo allows players to go through Block Man’s stage, and let’s you try out the game’s Power, Speed and Double Gear systems while also letting Mega Man play around with Impact Man and Fuse Man’s powers.
Though most demos tend to release on all available systems simultaneously, Capcom dropping this demo on the Switch a day early likely points to it being one of the announcements that would have been in the 35-minute Nintendo Direct originally scheduled for this afternoon. However, due to a 6.7 magnitude earthquake that struck the northern island of Hokkaido, Japan, the Direct has been delayed to the near future.
For more on Mega Man, check out these crazy expensive gold Mega Man figures. Take a look at our review of the Mega Man Legacy Collection that contains the first six Mega Man games, and our review of the Mega Man Legacy Collection 2, which holds the rest of the currently released mainline Mega Man games.
Mega Man Legacy Collection 1 + 2 is available now on the Nintendo Switch, and Mega Man 11 is coming to the Switch, PC, PS4 and Xbox One on October 2.
Colin Stevens is a freelance writer for Tech. Follow him on Twitter.