A developer who had, till not too long ago, been engaged on a fan-made Mega Man venture referred to as Rockman EXE Phantom of Network Remake, has acknowledged through tweet that the corporate that owns the rights to Mega Man, Capcom, has requested them to stop manufacturing on the venture.

The developer went on to say that they might cease engaged on the venture, droop using their Twitter account, and delete any pictures or movies they’d launched of the in-progress work.

Unlike many different publishers, this kind of motion isn’t typical of Capcom. The writer even sanctioned and helped end a fan-made venture referred to as Street Fighter X Mega Man the place gamers took management of characters from one other Capcom property, Street Fighter.

As the title implies, Rockman EXE Phantom of Network Remake was primarily based on Rockman EXE Phantom of Network,  a 16-year-old Japan-exclusive cellular title and the developer’s intention was to distribute it free of charge. The proven fact that Capcom uncharacteristically intervened has led some to theorize that the corporate could have plans to promote the product in some kind in the long run. Over the previous few years, Capcom has been releasing collections of Mega Man and Mega Man X video games.

Beyond these collections, Mega Man will sometimes crop up in Capcom video games in a cameo capability, and Capcom characters like Ryu and Frank West appear to take pleasure in dressing up because the basic character, however official video games from the whole Mega Man franchise have been unusual for over a decade. Since 2010, there have been three conventional Mega Man video games in addition to the aforementioned Street Fighter X Mega Man.

Capcom hasn’t commented on their determination as of reporting. They did, nevertheless, replace their insurance policies relating to content material creation on January 6, 2021.