Stage Select Screen ( is a recurring screen in the ステージセレクト画面 ) and Mega Man series that allows players to select the stages available in any order.
Mega Man X
In the first
, only six stages are available, with Mega Man onward having eight stages. Some games, like Mega Man 2 and the Game Boy games, have four stages available, with other four becoming available later. In Mega Man 8 , stages are unlocked depending on the order they are cleated. The Stage Select from the Wily Tower mode in Mega Man & Bass contains Mega Man: The Wily Wars three stages. The Stage Select from shows the location of the Mega Man X2 X-Hunters.
holds a secret password that lets the player defeat all eight Robot Masters at a time, instead of the four-at-a-time. Mega Man 7 Mega Man 8, Mega Man & Bass, , Mega Man Powered Up , and Mega Man Maverick Hunter X have the Mega Man X8 Opening Stage available. Mega Man 8 also has the Middle Stage available, and Dr. Light's lab is set alongside the stages instead of being a separated option like later games. Mega Man & Bass contains the Crystal Gate, alongside Auto's shop and the database.
and Mega Man Zero series, the stage selection was replaced by the Mega Man ZX Mission selection.
Mega Man 7, after defeating the eight bosses Mega Man & Bass (Game Boy Advance version) Mega Man V
, second set, with
Mega Man X2, after defeating the eight bosses Mega Man X3, after defeating the eight bosses Mega Man X4 (mobile version) Mega Man Xtreme 2, Zero Mode Mega Man Xtreme 2, Extreme Mode
Two pointers on the Mega Man X6 map don't correspond to the stage names, as the North Pole Area highlights an area on the southeast of Asia, and the Amazon Area an area in the ocean near Japan.