Konami will recover 3 Anniversary Collection compilations in 2019 formed on a company’s Castlevania franchise, Contra franchise, and a early arcade games. The Konami Anniversary Collections are timed with a company’s 50th anniversary, and will be expelled on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows PC around Steam, and Xbox One.
The initial Anniversary Collection will accumulate 8 of a company’s arcade games from a 1980s. Konami Anniversary Collection: Arcade Classics will be expelled digitally on Apr 18 for $19.99 and will embody a following titles:
- Haunted Castle
- A-Jax (aka Typhoon)
- Gradius 2
- Life Force
- Thunder Cross
Konami will follow a Arcade Classics recover with a Castlevania: Anniversary Collection in “early summer.” It too will embody 8 titles, 4 of that have been announced: Castlevania (NES), Castlevania 2: Belmont’s Revenge (Game Boy), Castlevania 3: Dracula’s Curse (NES), and Super Castlevania 4 (Super NES).
Also entrance in early summer is a Contra: Anniversary Collection. Confirmed for a eight-game collection so distant are Contra (arcade), Super Contra (arcade), Super C (NES), and Contra 3: The Alien Wars (Super NES).
Konami still has copiousness of classical Castlevania and Contra games to select from that haven’t been confirmed, such as Castlevania: Bloodlines and Contra: Hard Corps. Presumably, games like those and variations like Vampire Killer for a MSX2, will turn out a unannounced games.
Each Anniversary Collection will embody a digital book that includes information like “interviews with a growth staff, behind-the-scenes insights, and sketches and pattern papers never before suggested to a public,” according to Konami’s website.