The Scott Pilgrim vs. The World beat-em-up game became a bit of a legend after any ability to buy the game vanished six years ago. The Ubisoft product was based on the art and in-universe video-gamey antics of the graphic novel series, and had a similar cult following to the franchise… one that only got more devoted when buying the game became an impossibility as it was removed from digital storefronts in 2014. Scarcity only makes the heart grow fonder! But now, fans who missed it the first time around will finally be able to take part thanks to a new Complete Edition on its way.
On Thursday, Ubisoft announced that Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game Complete Edition will once again allow players to rough fools up as Scott, Ramona, and more — thanks to the included DLC, gamers can also play as Knives Chau or Wallace Wells. Just kick back and enjoy this lush trailer as you prepare to face seven evil exes.
Take a look:
That gorgeous Anamanaguchi music is the perfect way back into the throwback game — a game that fans have been fighting to get access to for years. Thankfully the fan campaigns and repeated endorsements by basically everyone that’s ever even come NEAR Scott Pilgrim finally paid off.
Comic creator Bryan Lee O’Malley tweeted plenty about the announcement, posting several joke announcements (“I’m tall”) before sharing the news:
This came after Scott Pilgrim director Edgar Wright tweeted out his own tease of the game earlier:
Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game Complete Edition hits PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Stadia, PC, and UPLAY+ this holiday season.