Konami has just announced the upcoming complete Contra Anniversary Collection. This collection is currently in development and no release date is known as of yet, however, we do know that it will be released for multiple platforms such as PS4, PC, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch.
Contra Anniversary Collection Announced by Konami, Includes 10 Games
It has been 50 years since Konami was founded and the Contra Anniversary collection is a celebratory venture in celebration of that feat. What was founded as a coin based arcade game in 1987 went on to become one of the most memorable and iconic gaming series in the following decades.
The collection will feature some of the most iconic contra games such as the following:
- Contra (Arcade)
- Super Contra (Arcade)
- Super C (NES)
- Contra III: The Alien Wars (SNES)
- Contra: Hard Corps (Sega Genesis)
- Contra (NES)
- Contra (Famicom)
- Operation C (Game Boy)
- Probotector (Sega Mega Drive)
- Super Probotector: Alien Rebels (SNES)
Moreover, it will also include a bonus eBook packed with new information about the titles, including interviews with the development staff, behind-the-scenes insights, and sketches and design documents never before revealed to the public.
Furthermore, players will also receive the Japanese versions of the following six Contra games:
- Contra (Arcade)
- Super Contra (Arcade) – known as Super Contra: Alien No Gyakushu in Japan
- Super C – known as Super Contra in Japan
- Contra III: The Alien Wars – known as Contra Spirits in Japan
- Operation C – known as Contra in Japan
- Contra: Hard Corps – known as Contra: The Hard Corps in Japan
Release Date and Price
The collection will cost $20. As for the release date, sadly we don’t know anything right now. Konami is expected to make an announcement regarding the release date in the coming days.
Let me know in the comments if you will be purchasing the collection, do you feel excited to relive your childhood memories?