Wonder Boy Anniversary Collection To Be Limited Edition Exclusive with Wonder Boy Collection Set for Retail Release

To celebrate the legacy of Wonder Boy publsiher ININ Games will be releasing two different variations of a Wonder Boy Collection onto the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 later this year.

These are known as Wonder Boy Anniversary Collection, which is exclusive to Strictly Limited Games, and Wonder Boy Collection, which is exclusive to digital storefronts and physical retailers. A breakdown of each can be found below:

Wonder Boy Anniversary Collection:

Wonder Boy Anniversary Collection, which will be exclusive to Limited Edition releases sold through Strictly Limited Games, will feature 6 Wonder Boy titles across 21 different platforms with Western and Japanese versions being included. This ‘Anniversary Collection’ is the best way to experience the Wonder Boy franchise, as it offers a comprehensive list of games across different platforms.

Original TitleVersionConsole Port
Wonder Boy International/WesternArcade (SYSTEM 1)
Wonder Boy JPSG-1000
Super Wonder Boy JPMaster System / Sega MARK III
Wonder Boy International/WesternMaster System / Sega MARK III
Revenge of Drancon (Wonder Boy)International/WesternGame Gear
Wonder Boy JPGame Gear
Wonder Boy in Monster LandInternational/WesternArcade (SYSTEM 2)
Wonder Boy in Monster Land International/WesternMaster System
Wonder Boy in Monster Land JPArcade (SYSTEM 2)
Super Wonder Boy: Monster World JPMaster System / Sega MARK III
Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s TrapInternational/WesternGame Gear
Wonder Boy III: The Dragon’s TrapInternational/WesternMaster System
Monster World II (Dragon’s Trap)JPMaster System / Sega MARK III
Monster World II: The Dragon’s TrapJPGame Gear
Wonder Boy III: Monster Lair International/WesternArcade (SYSTEM 16)
Wonder Boy III: Monster Lair International/WesternMega Drive / Genesis
Wonder Boy in Monster WorldInternational/WesternMaster System / Sega MARK III
Wonder Boy in Monster WorldInternational/WesternMega Drive / Genesis
Wonder Boy V: Monster World III JPMega Drive
Monster World IV International/WesternMega Drive / Genesis
Monster World IV JPMega Drive

This Anniversary Collection will be available to pre-order on 6th MARCH 2022 in the following editions:

  • Limited Edition: Available for €49.99, limited to 4,000 copies for Nintendo Switch and 2,000 copies for PS4 worldwide. 
  • Collector’s Edition: Available for €99.99, limited to 3,000 copies for Nintendo Switch and 1,500 copies for PS4.
  • Ultra Collector’s Edition: Available for €149.99, limited to 999 copies for Nintendo Switch and 499 copies for PS4.

Wonder Boy Collection:

Wonder Boy Collection meanwhile will be exclusive to retailers, and digitally on the respective digital storefront, and see 4 games from 2 different platforms compiled together.

Original TitleConsole Port
Wonder Boy Arcade (SYSTEM 1)
Wonder Boy in Monster LandArcade (SYSTEM 2)
Wonder Boy in Monster World Mega Drive / Genesis
Monster World IVMega Drive / Genesis

Wonder Boy Anniversary Collection, and the Wonder Boy Collection, are expected to be released later this year onto the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 with pre-orders starting 6th March 2022.

About Scott Emsen
Scott is the Founder and Executive Editor of AnimeBlurayUK but in the past he has produced content for ZOMGPlay, Rice Digital and Funstock and was once a Community Moderator for the Nokia N-Gage forums. Based in the UK, he loves anything related to Games & Anime and in In his spare time you'll mostly find him playing on one of his many gaming consoles; namely the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4.

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