Capcom has just confirmed the release date for the 6 NES Mega Man games making their way to mobile. January 5th is when the games will release in the US. Japan’s launch date is January 6th, so expect this one to roll out worldwide at about the same time, possibly later on Thursday than earlier. Mobile game release times are more of a polite suggestion than anything concrete, but the point is that the first Thursday of 2017 is when you’ll be getting your Mega Man on mobile on.
— Capcom Mobile (@CapcomMobile) December 29, 2016
We’ll be curious to see how the ports of these games turned out. The first video footage seemed a bit choppy, but that could be just some issues with producing the video:
Each game will release for $1.99 and be “optimized for the mobile devices with adjustments to game speed." Regardless, playing these classics on the go via the dedicated app could be better than emulated versions, especially if some helpful tweaks come to the earlier games from the later ones.