Mighty No. 9 coming to Xbox One, PS4, 3DS, PS Vita

Kickstarter campaign for Mega Man creator's new platformer surpasses $3.5 million with just hours remaining.

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With just four hours remaining, the Kickstarter campaign for Mega Man creator Keiji Inafune's Mighty No. 9 has surpassed $3.5 million, meaning the game will be released on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, 3DS, and PlayStation Vita. The funding milestone was achieved earlier today.

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At press time, funding for Mighty No. 9 stands at $3,547,976 from 62,011 backers. The campaign closes at 8:19 p.m. EDT this evening. The game is expected to be released in April 2015.

With more than $3.5 million raised, the Kickstarter campaign for Mighty No. 9 is the third largest in the platform's history for a gaming project.

Inafune announced and launched the Kickstarter campaign for Mighty No. 9 during PAX Prime last month. It reached its initial $900,000 target in under two days.

For more, check out GameSpot's interview with Inafune about the Kickstarter project and his thoughts on the Japanese gaming industry, among other topics.

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