Along with the Namco Museum Archive, Bandai Namco has just released the Namcot Collection exclusively on the Switch. This collection features various classic Namco titles, including the likes of Pac-Man, Galaga, and more.
Why Namcot? It’s not a typo; instead, Namcot is the brand that Namco used for console titles from 1984 to 1995.
Here’s a list of the games that are included in the Namcot Collection (via Gematsu):
- Wagyan Land
- The Tower of Druaga
- Battle City
- Star Luster
- Family Jockey
- Yokai Dochuki
- Dragon Spirit
- Mendel Palace (Quinty)
- Splatterhouse: Wanpaku Graffiti
While the game is available for free on the eShop, Bandai Namco has also released a physical version of the game which comes with a bonus title.
Bandai Namco has also announced the upcoming DLC 2 and DLC 3 packs. These DLCS will only be available in Japan, Hong Kong, and Korea though.
Here are the games part of DLC 2 (releasing on August 2020):
- Valkyrie no Boken: Toki no Kagi Densetsu
- Dragon Buster
- Family Circuit
- Shell Saurs Story
- Rolling Thunder
- Keru Naguuru
Meanwhile, here are the DLC 3 titles (releasing on October 2020):
- Dig Dug
- The Tower of Babel
- Sky Kid
- Metro Cross
- Digital Devil Story: Megami Tensei
- The Quest of Ki
- King of Kings
- Family Pinball
- Namco Classic Ⅱ
Finally, players who download all 20 DLC titles in the Namcot collection will receive Gaplus, the third space shooting title from Namco following “Galaxian” and “Galaga.” This game was a hit in the arcades, but was never released on the Famicom.
Source: Bandai Namco Press Release, Gematsu