Today, Nintendo launched Capcom‘s classic game Megaman X3 on the 3DS Virtual Console for New Nintendo 3DS systems. For $7.99, you’ll be able to play one of the rarest Super Nintendo games on New Nintendo 3DS consoles.

This title marked the first time in the Megaman X series where you could finally play as Zero. As the official Virtual Console description states, you can play as both Megaman X and Zero as you “run, jump, dash, scale walls, avoid obstacles, and fight enemies in eight challenging stages.”


Megaman X3 is one of GameInformer’s Top 15 Most Valuable SNES games. GameInformer suggests that used cartridges without the box can fetch over $200, according to data from

Please note that the 3DS port of Megaman X3 is only playable on New Nintendo 3DS consoles. SNES ports for 3DS tend to be playable only on New Nintendo 3DS models, including classics like Earthbound, Breath of Fire I, and the previous two Megaman X games.

Megaman X3 is now available on 3DS Virtual Console for New Nintendo 3DS systems. You can already pick it up for $7.99.


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