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Mega Man X Ride Armor figures on display at New York Toy Fair

February 19, 2018 1 min read

One of the most profound parts of the original Mega Man X (which crazily came out in 1993, super early into the SNES' lifecycle) was its ride armor. There were many vehicular-based games in the past, Blaster Master being one of the most famous examples, but the sheer power and scale of these mechs were a sight to behold.

They were limited in scope and only in a few levels for clear balance reasons, as they'd instantly decimate everything in your path. Everyone who played the Xseries probably remembers them, and now they're going to be immortalized in figure form. Over at the New York Toy Fair two pieces are on display -- ride armors for Mega Man X and Vile. They'll run you $50 each when they arrive later this year, and will fit the "66 Action" mini-figure line, which retails for $8.

So yeah, $58 gets you a ride and a rider. If I had more shelf space for Mega Man I'd probably oblige.

Preternia [Twitter via Rockman Corner]

Mega Man X Ride Armor figures on display at New York Toy Fair screenshot