Capcom Arcade Stadium launches today on Nintendo Switch

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A compendium of awesome classic Capcom arcades have been gathered together in Capcom Arcade Stadium, which launches today on Nintendo Switch. The surprise release was announced during today’s Nintendo Direct presentation, followed by word of PS4, Xbox One, and PC versions “at a later date.”

Capcom Arcade Stadium will arrive as a free dashboard bundled with 1987 shmup 1943: The Battle of Midway. Players can then purchase three individual packs of games, each containing 10 classic titles.

In all, 32 Capcom titles are available at launch, including Street Fighter II, Strider, Forgotten Worlds, Commando, Final Fight, and many more. You can get everything bundled for $40, or pay $15 for each individual pack and optionally pick up Ghosts ‘n Goblins as a $1.99 add-on (though it’s free until Feb. 25).

Here’s the list of games in Capcom Arcade Stadium:

Capcom Arcade Stadium Pack 1: Dawn of the Arcade (’84 – ’88)

  • Vulgus
  • Pirate Ship Higemaru
  • 1942
  • Commando
  • Section Z
  • Tatakai no Banka
  • Legendary Wings
  • Bionic Commando
  • Forgotton Worlds
  • Ghouls ‘n Ghosts

Capcom Arcade Stadium Pack 2: Arcade Revolution (’89 – ’92)

  • Strider
  • Dynasty Wars
  • Final Fight
  • 1941: Counter Attack
  • Senjo no Okami II
  • Mega Twins
  • Carrier Air Wing
  • Street Fighter II: The World Warrior
  • Captain Commando
  • Varth: Operation Thunderstorm

Capcom Arcade Stadium Pack 3: Arcade Evolution (’92 – ’01)

  • Warriors of Fate
  • Street Fighter II: Hyper Fighting
  • Super Street Fighter II Turbo
  • Powered Gear: Strategic Variant Armor Equipment
  • Cyberbots: Fullmetal Madness
  • 19XX: The War Against Destiny
  • Battle Circuit
  • Giga Wing
  • 1944: The Loop Master
  • Progear

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