Overnight, Capcom Unity has posted several brand new details on Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite, the fourth installment in the Marvel vs. Capcom series. The game was first announced in December but since then Capcom have been pretty quiet about the whole thing. Thankfully, we have heaps of information now – including a release date!
Those worrying Capcom would do another Street Fighter V and release the game unfinished need not worry, as from launch the game will feature a fully fledged story mode. In it, the greatest villains from both sides of Capcom and Marvel merge to create a fearsome entity known only as Ultron Sigma. As you’d expect, he’s a combination of Marvel’s Ultron and Megaman X’s Sigma.
You’ll battle against Ultron Sigma’s forces in the game’s story mode which is centered around a battle for the Infinity Stones. You can see him in all his moustache-twirling evilness in the trailer below Capcom also revealed several new additions to the roster, though no proper game play was shown of them.
Ultron (from Avengers: Age of Ultron)
Hulk (from The Incredible Hulk)
Hawkeye (from The Avengers)
Rocket Raccoon (from Guardians of the Galaxy)
Strider Hiryu (from Strider)
Chris Redfield (from Resident Evil)
The game will also have a 2017 Character Pass, perhaps highlighting Capcom’s commitment to keep expanding Infinite as a platform year after year. Those who purchase the Character Pass will be able to kick off their purchase by unlocking Sigma, the chief antagonist from the Megaman X series.
Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite launches worldwide September 19th 2017. Local release details have yet to be confirmed, but the publisher revealed the preorder bonus, deluxe edition and collector’s edition; the latter of which includes Infinity Stone replicas and dioramas of the original reveal characters.
We are awaiting local release details for Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite, including whether the special editions will make their way to Australia this September. For now, enjoy the latest trailer that Capcom have put out: