Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite Unveils its Last Four DLC Characters for 2017

Prior to its Tuesday release, Capcom has revealed the final four characters that will round out Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite's DLC roster for the year.


Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite is set to launch with 30 characters, but like most modern fighting games, the roster is set to grow through DLC. Capcom has previously confirmed the addition of Black Panther on the Marvel side and Mega Man X bad guy Sigma on the Capcom side. On Monday morning, one day prior to Infinite's release, Capcom confirmed the last four DLC characters set to hit in 2017.

The Capcom-Unity blog confirms those characters as:

  • Monster Hunter
  • Winter Soldier
  • Black Widow
  • Venom

It's an interesting list, given Infinite's focus on the Marvel Cinematic Universe. That makes the Winter Soldier and Black Widow additions feel logical, however Venom's place in the MCU seems to change based on the day and depending on who's asked, so his reveal is a pleasant surprise. All of these characters are new to Capcom's crossover series, with the exception of Venom, who debuted as a popular pick in the original Marvel vs. Capcom.

Few other details were offered, since Capcom doesn't have any art assets available for any of these four characters. For now, players will have to make due with Infinite's 30 characters and the aforementioned Black Panther and Sigma.

Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite is out this Tuesday, September 19 on PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4. For more, check out our review that went up earlier today.

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    September 18, 2017 9:45 AM

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      September 18, 2017 9:47 AM

      there's no point buying this right away right? because capcom will just release an ultimate marvel vs capcom infinite like 6 months later for another $79 and everyone will flock to that one?

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        September 18, 2017 10:15 AM

        If you like fighting games and want to be even 5% competitive or competent online with these games, you're gonna want to get in early when everyone else is also learning all the systems and mechanics and changes. Otherwise you'll be non-stop combo'd every match when trying to pick up the game later. Not that you won't be able to pick it up eventually if you stick with it, but it will be tougher going if previous games are any indication.

        And of course past Marvel players will still pick it up faster than you and stomp you out the gate regardless, but there will be more new blood in there as well.

        I have no interest in this game beyond seeing if it sticks at all and has legs with the FGC. I am more than content with Rev2, SFV, and Tekken 7 right now and don't want another fucking fighting game people play for a bit and then drop. Plus I was never into MvC anyway, find the roster for this one underwhelming, and cannot fucking stand the visual style they went with.

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          September 18, 2017 10:22 AM

          I've played most of the others, that's why I'm still salty about the marvel vs capcom 3 bullshit

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            September 18, 2017 10:40 AM

            Capcom's hands were kind of tied with MvC3. They had to get Ultimate when they did because of licensing constraints from Disney, which is also why they couldn't make any future changes to the game.

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              September 18, 2017 11:09 AM

              doesn't mean i have to like it. I felt jobbed when they released ultimate like 6 months later

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                September 18, 2017 11:20 AM

                Has Capcom not said anything about their plans to support it long term like they did with SFV? Obviously even there we don't know if they'll stick to it 100% but so far it's been a year and a half without a full retail revision and none on the horizon. People think they'll eventually rebrand the game as Super in a patch but even that seems up in the air.

                I'd hope they'd take all the criticisms with their past releases seriously in their approach to MvCi as well, but I can't say I've heard anything of the sort.

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                  September 18, 2017 12:01 PM

                  i actually didn't get super into SFV for the same reason

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        September 18, 2017 12:08 PM

        I still can't get past the smaller roster and 2v2 instead of 3v3. Feels like a step backwards.

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      September 18, 2017 4:10 PM


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