Capcom releases new downloadable content for ‘Mega Man 9’

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Mega Man 9 Hard Mode CapcomAttention, all Mega Man junkies!

Capcom has announced that the second of their downloadable content packs for Mega Man 9 will be available this week. Here’s the rundown on what’s coming out:

Hard Mode (pictured): Dubbed Hero Mode in Japan, this mode enables you to play the entire game on an increased difficulty level with alternate enemy distribution and spawning points. Hard Mode is not compatible with Rankings or Challenges Modes.

Expert Mode: Dubbed Super Hero Mode Japan, this mode represents the apex of Mega Man 9 difficulty settings and is not for the novice player. This mode triples the level of difficulty from the default game. Expert Mode is not compatible with Rankings or Challenges Modes.

Mega Man 9 Fake Man CapcomSpecial Time Attack Stage: This downloadable content gives you an additional stage for Time Attack Mode, complete with an all-new level and Robot Master Boss, “Fake Man” (pictured, right). Similar in difficulty to the Willy Stages, players will have a fun time tackling this time-sensitive competitive stage. Special Time Attack Stage is not compatible with Challenge Mode.

All three content packs are available now on WiiWare Channel, with XBLA following Tuesday (Oct. 21) and PSN releasing Thursday (Oct. 23).

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