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Classic Japanese side-scrolling action, evolved and transformed by Keiji Inafune, an all-star team of veteran Mega Man devs...and YOU!
Classic Japanese side-scrolling action, evolved and transformed by Keiji Inafune, an all-star team of veteran Mega Man devs...and YOU!
67,226 backers pledged $3,845,170 to help bring this project to life.

FUNDED! ...and Then Some!

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日本語のアップデートは少ししたら、こちらから見れるようになります。楽しみにお待ちください!

To all our Mighty Backers (Beckers?) and fans and supporters-- 

You have spoken. You have spoken with your pledges and emails and comments and tweets and videos and fan art and...in every way possible, you have spoken, and your message -- not just to us, but to the entire gaming community -- is crystal-clear: This style of classic Japanese action-game isn't dead; it just needs a fresh perspective! It needs to transform like our hero, Beck, into something both familiar -and- completely new.

Not only did you pass our initial goal -- in less than 40 hours, on a holiday weekend no less! -- but you went ahead and crushed our first stretch goal as well. We now have our game guaranteed funded, and with 8 full stages and 8 full bosses! All this, and we're just getting started...

One of the things we’re most proud of is the overwhelmingly positive vibe we all share in this mission. There are no losers in our success here, and no bad guys to rail against. We all know that none of the amazing stories and fond memories you've all been sharing would've ever been possible without the games that came before us, the developers who created them, and the companies who promoted and sold and spread them throughout the world. Yes, we are aiming to revive and reinvent this genre, but we do so with the deepest humility and all due respect to those who came before us, or in many cases worked alongside us -- our ex-coworkers and ex-employers, for example; whatever success we achieve here is ultimately a validation of their efforts. So we salute them -- as we do all of you -- Beck-style, with two fingers! (`_´)ゞ

So yes, this is a huge victory for ALL of YOU, and it’s only due to ALL of YOU! But rest assured, on our end, we know our work is just getting started; we still have plenty of feedback to solicit and comb through, plenty of key stretch goals we all want to see happen, plenty of updates to write, proposals to consider, podcasts to record -- everything and anything we can do to try and reach as many fans, old and new, as we possibly can, and to hit as many stretch goals as we possibly can, to make Mighty No. 9 the best game that we possibly can. Plus we’re now past our first couple days (when Kickstarter momentum typically dies down), but at the same time entering our first real week after the holiday, when a lot of fans that still haven't heard about us will finally be easing back into their routine at home and work, checking Facebook, Twitter, reddit, YouTube, NeoGAF, or any of their other favorite sites and message boards again: we need to reach as many of them as we can!

It's going to be a lot of work -- so much work that there's no way we could possibly do it alone. But that's the beauty of Kickstarter: we're not alone. You all have proven that in just 40 short hours. As a great man once said, "We love you guys. So much love. We know it's not all about us, but about you, the fans, and what you want to say and do with your money and choose to do and make things happen for yourselves."

And with that, we leave you with another piece of inspirational fan art that we think says it all, this time from the amazing Kevin Bolk:

Congratulations -- and our sincerest thanks again to each and every one of you.

-The Mighty No. 9 Team

P.S. -- Look for our weekly "Communi-Tuesday" update coming later this evening, highlighting some of the amazing fan art popping up already, as well as a FAQ update based on your most common questions, and some new reward tier ideas we're going to be considering based on your early feedback. Until then! (`_´)ゞ

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Comments

    1. Creator Alice "Chi" Raabe on September 5, 2013

      Just one thing I tough right now. You aren't aiming a generic public, but an oldschool one, so, don't focus only on that rascal face No.9 is often showing, but in this "cool guy" face up there, it's much more carismatic! =]

    2. Creator Armando Flores on September 5, 2013

      To keiji and his awesome team--
      On behalf of all of us out here from Peoria/Peoria Heights, IL , i want to let you all know that you guys are the BEST!!! What we appreciate most is the fact that you are letting us come along for the ride along with you as you are working soo hard to CHANGE THE WORLD once again.
      From the depths of our hearts and souls (and wallets) we thank YOU and salute YOU for your valiant initiative.
      GOD BLESS YOU GUYS!!!! KEEP IT UP!!!.

    3. Creator Richard Torner on September 4, 2013

      Apoyando desde México

    4. Creator Andrew DiLeo on September 4, 2013

      Infaking is the man!!! I'm more and more excited everyday!!!

    5. Creator Patricio Gómez on September 4, 2013

      GENIAL! presente desde chile :D

    6. Creator Anthony Clyde on September 4, 2013

      Congratulations! If anyone deserves support it's you guys ^_^.

    7. Creator Brian Denning on September 4, 2013

      Jack, that's the 2.5 million stretch goal. So, they're working on it.

    8. Creator Nito Melendez on September 4, 2013

      Thank you so much for all you've done in the past, and what you're doing now for us in the present!
      (>へ<) ←涙を堪える

    9. Creator Furymaster Zero on September 3, 2013

      I love this team already, and thanks for the personal video, it's just that much more meaningful! I'm so glad to have some of the best people from one of my favorite franchises of all time. I will support you now and definitely in the future for all of your projects!

    10. Creator Jack Zustiak on September 3, 2013

      I don't know how possible it is for you guys, but please try for a physical disc release on wii u! Keep up the great work!

    11. Creator Lorenzo Timothy Whittley on September 3, 2013

      This is absolutely amazing! I am really happy that they made their goal! Now for the stretch goals to get this game on all of the other platforms!

    12. Creator Travis Boyer on September 3, 2013

      When I heard Inafune was doing a kickstarter for his new game I immediately signed up and pledged. I don't care what it is, I know it'll be good because Inafune is a wonderful dreamer. Wish I could afford to drop the coin for the signed hardcover art book. Maybe I can scrape it together before time runs out. Congrats to you and your team Mr. Inafune. You asked the internet for our love and we happily repaid you back for the wonderful experiences you have given us so far. I only hope this means the game will be successful and your company thrives and we get to see more of what you have to offer the world.

    13. Creator julio montoya on September 3, 2013

      Even thought Rockman maybe dead, his soul will live on with Beck. I have no doubt that Mighty No. 9 will be a great successor to the our beloved Blue Bomber.

    14. Creator Yohann Denis on September 3, 2013

      now we have to wait...
      and this wait will be vvveerrryyy long ! XD

    15. Creator Rudhá Cândido on September 3, 2013

      Inafune-sensei, BANZAI! (`_´)ゞ

    16. Creator Bruno Silva de Borba on September 3, 2013

      Awesome!!
      I didn't had an account here, but this is a project I must support because I know that Inafune loved the "Legends" games even more than me (bought a 3DS as soon as they announced the game).
      Already dreaming with a "MIGHTY No.9 LEGENDS"!!!

    17. Creator alraz on September 3, 2013

      Please, someone let Inafune-sama know that the correct term is Becker ;)

    18. Creator Henry Aguirre on September 3, 2013

      Hey, congrats on breaking your first 2 goals! Looking forward to tonight's update.

      I am curious though, how they would handle Call as a playable character. I know it's being requested heavily here, and hopefully we'll get some comments on that. Just to get it out of the way at least.

    19. Creator Benji on September 3, 2013

      Is 3DS part of the plan? Just wondering.

      Congrats Inafune! Your work with Mega Man has inspired me in a big way. Hoping you have much success with Mighty No. 9!
      (`_´)ゞ

    20. Creator Daniel Guarino on September 3, 2013

      Thank You! I can't wait for this game, it looks so incredible! I'm also wondering if they's an official --and i mean like the official-- Might No. 9 page! I'd love to know how the game is going, if that information is convenient to release and disposable of course :)

    21. Creator Quattro Bajeena (deleted) on September 3, 2013

      So glad people are backing this because they loved the rockman/megaman series and not backing it to try to push their agenda on these wonderful people, I mean who would fund a game they wouldn't play because it doesn't really appeal to them?

      anyways MAKENAIZE COMCEPT!

    22. Creator David Fouts on September 3, 2013

      I remember getting Mega Man X for the SNES back when I was a child (25 now). I've played that game. as well as other Mega Man games, millions of times. Never growing tired of its charming gameplay and classic music. Its truly an honor to help fund it's spiritual successor. Its the least I can do to repay years upon years of fun and happiness.

    23. Creator Ricky A on September 3, 2013

      It'll be great to have a nice hi-res wallpaper of Mighty No. 9 to celebrate this achievement! I just want to keep looking at it!

    24. Creator Mikie on September 3, 2013

      Just pretend this post is a happy dancing gif!

    25. Creator Gregory Soto on September 3, 2013

      Im glad Inafune and his team got funded, and Im glad I helped fund this project as well. I'm hoping for a special moon world with megaman volnutt in the background as a cameo, come on now Inafune you know you want to. Keep up the good work!

    26. Creator Felipe Souza on September 3, 2013

      Marvelous, I think this is just the beginning of great things to come. :)

      Gambate Inafune-san! (`_´)ゞ

    27. Creator Eduardo Clemente Montes Coello on September 3, 2013

      With my donation I feel part of Mighty No. 9 history

    28. Creator Nathan Sanchez on September 3, 2013

      Woot! Getting my Mac version...unless we hit the console port stretch goal.

    29. Creator Vesa Uhlenius on September 3, 2013

      Platform-action games is a genre I've had a long and loving relationship with, and it made me sad for the past decade to see almost no newcomers to the genre, or sequels to old ones. Yes, we did get Megaman 9 and 10, but that was pretty much it. When I saw the news about Mighty No. 9, I felt genuine excitement at the prospect of seeing the genre revived, but what made me squeal like a fanboy was the realization of "who" was making it. And I'm not talking just about Inafune-san, but the whole team who is going to be working on this. After looking through their resumes, I became super excited after seeing what projects Tomita-san, Matsumae-san and Komaki-san had been part of in the past. I don't believe I can even begin to express through words just how much I'm looking towards this game! I will keep spreading the word about this project until the very end, and beyond. The news of this project has made me feel almost twenty years younger! Thank you!

    30. Creator Matthew Lane on September 3, 2013

      This is the new age of creativity; of producers and patrons. Thanks so much for connecting with us so directly, and allowing us to be more of a part of this project. I hope this isn't the last time I see Comcept on Kickstarter!

    31. Creator SolTiger on September 3, 2013

      Simply amazing.

      Good luck to all of you with the hard part!

    32. Creator LUIZ A.S.B on September 3, 2013

      Congratulations, Mighty nº 9 Team! All this support from fans all over the world prove that side-scrolling action games are not dead or outdated. And now let´s clear the next stretch!

    33. Creator Julien Biremont on September 3, 2013

      You and your team revived a video game legend.
      Don't be surprised to find people to support your project, be surprised by how generous and so excited we are to see this game become reality!
      I'm looking at the money counter right now and I think the Wii U/PS3/XBox 360 versions goal will be reached in no time.
      Keep up the great work and thank you all! :D

    34. Creator Ace Nelson on September 3, 2013

      Oh my goodness! We're already at over 1 mil! I'm so glad I could contribute my $60 to help make this happen!

      Congratulations, Inafune-san, and the entire Mighty no.9 team. Well, I guess that team includes all of us, huh? Anyway, I'm glad I can be a part of this. Let's keep showin' our love and make this game really shine!

    35. Creator Lou Roederer on September 3, 2013

      Nice video. The excitement is contagious. If I'm not mistaken, it looks like you guys have the thermostat set to 185 degrees. I hope that's not Celsius!!

    36. Creator Tristan T. Andersen on September 3, 2013

      Congratulations! This is amazing! Lets keep it up everyone and spread the word!

    37. Creator Aída on September 3, 2013

      Congratulations, Inafune sensei!
      I have been a Rockman fan since 8 years old (know I have got 29)
      and I am so excited with Mighty's game!

      Rokku was very special to me (my hero), and I am sure Mighty will be as special as him!
      All I have to say is...

      Ganbatte!

    38. Creator Princess Erimemushinteperem on September 3, 2013

      No comment on Call's role or her playability yet =/. A bit disappointing, but to be expected. Here's hoping we get an update on that tonight! I'm sure this isn't something they had considered, so they are probably thinking it over quite thoroughly.

      Don't give up!

    39. Creator Nonno Umby on September 3, 2013

      The game is amazing! I hope for the wii u version!

    40. Creator Vigaman on September 3, 2013

      You're welcome, Mr. Inafune! I am sure we all are really happy about the enormous supports and success this Kickstarter project has become! You believe in US, and in returns, we believe in YOU. Congratulation once again, Mr Inafune and your amazing team! ^^

    41. Creator Dionicio Lerma on September 3, 2013

      The support its fot bringing mega man back to life the best part is that inafune san is happy like when mega man was born when he quit capcom he looked sad that they kill megaman this will show capcom that they let go down a legend

    42. Creator Sergio Jose Santos Junior on September 3, 2013

      I'm really happy to be a part of this. Congratulations, and make us proud!

    43. Creator Carlos González Cascón on September 3, 2013

      Congratulations Keiji Inafune!! Make us feel proud of our contribution for your awesome next work!! I need some true Megaman back!! That's why I'm a backer!! ^_^

    44. Creator Eric Rinehart on September 3, 2013

      this game will surpass any side scrolling game to be one of the all time greats and hope it will win a few gaming reward in the future possible for best indie game if mighty no.9 will go under that category or any other it may classify for

    45. Creator Jetfire99 on September 3, 2013

      I have high hopes for the game myself. I'm very pleased with how things are going so far. I'm also amazed at long idle members of the fandom have woken up and offered support. I'd also like to say look here I think there is still a demand for this sort of game. We got some people to prove wrong by making this game a success. Far as I go? Beck's a blue bomber.

    46. Creator Adam Zinck on September 3, 2013

      This game is gonna be bad ass! :3

    47. Creator Jessica Amanda Nordyke on September 3, 2013

      I am so proud to back this kickstarter! :D Here's hoping we hit the final stretch goal!

    48. Creator Joel Calvin on September 3, 2013

      Hopefully this comes on 3DS & WIIU!!! I pray this meets all the other stretches so that we can have a new modes/stages and more characters, really hoping this does well so we can have future sequels, I want to see Keiji and his team succeed! LEGENDS UNITE!!!

    49. Creator Geary Hawkins on September 3, 2013

      The blue bomber is back! With a new coat of paint and the man Keiji Inafune behind the legend that is Mega Man. Thank you so much for giving me and all of us this amazing series games. I can not wait for The Mighty No. 9.

    50. Creator Rigo on September 3, 2013

      Great work and good intentions never goes unnoticed