To celebrate 50 years since Konami was originally founded, the publisher has revealed details of the Anniversary Collection, which will include three bundles containing games from Castlevania, Contra and arcade classics from the company's past.
In celebration with the 50th anniversary since KONAMI was founded, this Anniversary Collection series highlights many of the iconic arcade games and classic console titles that have been loved by fans throughout the years, and are made available on many of the latest platforms. From the shooters to action, these collections are packed with beloved titles that are simple to play and yet addicting to the core.
Priced at $19.99, the Arcade Classics bundle will be the first pack from the Anniversary Collection to release on April 18th, and will include "8 arcade masterpieces of the 80s". The full-line of games included within the pack are:
- HAUNTED CASTLE
- TYPHOON (A-JAX)
- NEMESIS (Gradius)
- VULCAN VENTURE (Gradius II)
- LIFE FORCE (Salamander)
- THUNDER CROSS
The Castlevania Anniversary Collection will be available in "Early Summer", and will include eight titles, although only four of them have been announced:
- Castlevania III Dracula's Curse
- Castlevania II Belmont's Revenge
- Super Castlevania IV
The Contra Anniversary Collection is also expected to release in "Early Summer", and will include eight titles from the "classic run and gun" franchise, four of which have been revealed:
All three of the Arcade Collection bundles will be available digitally on the Xbox One, starting with the Arcade Classics Anniversary Collection on April 18th.
- SUPER CONTRA
- SUPER C
- CONTRA III THE ALIEN WARS