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Mega Man X8

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Title Screen

Mega Man X8

Also known as: Rockman X8 (JP)
Developer: Capcom Production Studio 1
Publisher: Capcom
Platform: PlayStation 2
Released in JP: March 10, 2005
Released in US: December 7, 2004
Released in EU: February 11, 2005


GraphicsIcon.png This game has unused graphics.
RegionIcon.png This game has regional differences.


ProtoIcon.png This game has a prototype article

Hmmm...
To do:
In the 2nd PC CD of Mega Man X8, there's a folder of Japanese voice actors' sound data, including the main character's voice as Navigators. Document it.

Mega Man X8 is the last game in the Mega Man X series. Sadly, it was released in limited numbers due to X7's poor sales. Fortunately, this was mitigated with the release of the X Legacy Collection.

Unused Graphics

Screens used in demo versions of the game are present in the final version.

Unused Audio Clips

When using the Ultimate Armor, X can perform a Shoryuken with Up + Triangle, but his audio bank contains a "Hadou-Ken" voice clip which is not used anywhere in the game.

Since Alia is an analog character to X, she has all of his corresponding voice clips, including the Shoryuken and Hadou-Ken clips. However, Alia does not have access to the Ultimate Armor to perform either of these.

(Source: Twitch-REVO)

Regional Differences

North America Europe
MegamanX8-Title.png Megaman x8 ps2 europe title.png

Once again, a different European title screen, and a far uglier one to boot, suffering the same fate as the Zero series on the GBA in Europe.

Opening Song

Japan International

The opening song in the Japanese version is "Wild Fang" by Janne Da Arc, while the International versions use an instrumental song instead.

Name Changes

Hey, bet you didn't see this coming! Right? Right?!

Japan International
Bamboo Pandemonium Bamboo Pandamonium
Optic Sunfloward Optic Sunflower
Darkneid Kamakil Dark Mantis
Gravitate Ant-Onion Gravity Antonion
Earthrock Torirovich Earthrock Trilobyte
Gigabolt Dokragen Gigabolt Man-O-War
Ice-Snow Yetinger Avalanche Yeti
Burn Kokekokker Burn Rooster