Armored Core 6: Showcasing Fan-Created Mechs
Armored Core 6 has given fans the means to create their ideal mechs, and social media platforms like Reddit and Twitter are already bursting with fan creations. While the game’s approach to mech design is impressive in its own right, it’s hard to deny the appeal of seeing a player’s dedication on display – and what better way to do that than by putting your own spin on iconic video game characters?
From Minecraft characters to FromSoftware’s own creations, there’s already an impressive variety of fan-made mechs available – and that’s before we even get to the real-life inspiration. If you’re looking for some inspiration for your own build, here are some of the best examples from the Armored Core 6 community.
Kirby: The Fan Favorite
The fan favorite so far is undoubtedly Kirby, recreated with a pink mech, a goofy face on the chestplate, and a crown on top. You can check out the full build below.
Venom Design: A Spider-Man Fan's Delight
If you’re a fan of Spider-Man, you might appreciate this Venom design, complete with an intimidating mech and the Spider-Man logo on the chest. Minecraft fans will appreciate this Creeper-inspired design, utilizing the specific legs.
Tributes to FromSoftware's Work
There’s a whole lot of love for FromSoftware’s previous work, with fans paying tribute to the likes of Dark Souls, Bloodborne, and Artorias of the Abyss. The most impressive design so far is definitely Solaire, recreated with a regal cape and a suitably intimidating mech.
Embracing the Absurd
Then there’s the enthusiasts who just embrace the absurd – like this mech resembling the energetic running man Pepsiman.
The above examples are just a small sample of what the AC community has already come up with, and with the game having just launched there are sure to be plenty more impressive builds to come.
This isn’t the first time that a game with extensive cosmetic options has inspired fans to create some entertaining designs – similar trends were observed in Diablo 4 and Street Fighter 6, where dedicated fans recreated iconic characters from the respective series. It’s a testament to the game’s robust customization tools that players are already putting them to such good use.
If you’re looking for some more serious advice on your first AC6 runs, we’ve got a breakdown of the best AC6 weapons, a look at the best AC6 upgrades, and a breakdown of the best AC6 enemies.