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Alex Kidd in Miracle World DX officially releases for Xbox and PC today

Alex Kidd In Miracle World Dx Screenshot
Alex Kidd In Miracle World Dx Screenshot (Image credit: Merge Games)

Alex Kidd In Miracle World Dx Screenshot

Source: Merge Games (Image credit: Source: Merge Games)

What you need to know

  • Alex Kidd in Miracle World is a legendary 2D platformer game originally released in 1986 for the Master System.
  • Decades later, Alex Kidd is returning on modern gaming platforms with Alex Kidd in Miracle World DX, which is now available.
  • Alex Kidd in Miracle World DX features all original content with remastered visuals, updated gameplay and mechanics, and brand-new content with extra levels and modes.
  • The game is available now for Xbox, PC, PlayStation, and Switch, with a 10% discount for players who buy the game early.

Today is a good day for the revival of retro classics. Alex Kidd in Miracle World is a critically-acclaimed 2D platformer that was initially launched on the SEGA Master System console in 1986, and was loved for its forward-thinking gameplay that still held up many years later. Now, that's being put to the test with the official release of Alex Kidd in Miracle World DX, which remasters the original game and adds a ton of all-new content and enhancements.

We've know about the existence of this project for a while, but Alex Kidd in Miracle World DX is now available on Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, Xbox One, PC, PS5, PS4, and Switch.

You can check out the release trailer below.

Alex Kidd in Miracle World DX includes all of the content from the original, remastered with beautiful new visuals (and a switch to return to the original style!). This is more than a simple remaster, though, as extra levels and new content is also being included. Combat, movement, and menus have all been improved, new modes such as Boss Rush have been added, and new music has been added alongside remastered tracks.

If you have fond memories of the original Alex Kidd in Miracle World game, or you want to see for yourself why this game is so beloved, Alex Kidd in Miracle World DX is now available. If you buy the game within its first few weeks of availability, you'll get a 10% discount off the already reasonable price. You can find links and more screenshots of the game below.

Alex Kidd in Miracle World was one of the best platformers around when it was released. Now, it may be one of the best Xbox platformer games with Alex Kidd in Miracle World DX.