Bill & Ted’s Excellent Retro Collection Announced for Nintendo Switch and PlayStation
In a truly surprising move, Limited Run Games today announced Bill & Ted’s Excellent Retro Collection, a compilation featuring two old-school games first released for the Nintendo Entertainment System and Game Boy. The collection includes Bill and Ted’s Excellent Video Game Adventure and Bill and Ted’s Excellent Game Boy Adventure: A Fake Trip. Pre-orders for the collection go on sale June 9 and will be available on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and Nintendo Switch. The game will retail for $34.99, while a Collector’s Edition will be offered for $59.99. This latest release includes a retro box, dust sleeve and the soundtrack by Wyld Stallyns.
A Tweet announcing the collection can be found below.
Certainly not! Bill and Ted are back from the past in this totally excellent retro collection!
We’re bringing Bill & Ted’s excellent retro collection to PS4, PS5, and Switch on 6/9 (nice)! Classic edition available. Learn more + Wishlist: https://t.co/m2pEbCVQou pic.twitter.com/v85obpEYBD
— Limited Run Games (@LimitedRunGames) June 6, 2022
In addition to the collection, Limited Run Games will also offer additional Bill & Ted merchandise. A Bill & Ted skateboard deck will cost fans $74.99, and a four-pack of Bill & Ted trading cards will be available for $5.99. Pre-orders for both of these items should go on sale the same day as Bill & Ted’s Excellent Retro Collection. Pre-orders for all items will end on July 10 at 11:59 p.m. ET. Additional information can be found on the company’s website here.
The Bill & Ted movies have built a passionate following over the years, but many fans were understandably surprised by Excellent retro collectionthe announcement. Bill and Ted’s Excellent Video Game Adventure doesn’t have the best reputation among retro gamers, and it doesn’t seem like the kind of game fans have been clamoring to see return. That said, it’s rare to see older licensed games get this kind of treatment! There are a number of hurdles to jump through, and many other NES-era licensed games will never see this kind of treatment. Of course, if that proves successful, it could pave the way for more licensed games from that era, which is a possibility for Limited Run Games owner Josh Fairhurst. raised on Twitter. Hopefully we’ll see many more to come!
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