Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 is available on PS4, Xbox One and PC versions coming next year

Party like it's 2011 before next year's Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite.


Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite was Capcom's biggest news of PlayStation Experience, but Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 on PS4 is available on PS4 right now, and should be enough to tide over fans until Infinite's late-2017 release.

Capcom announced the immediate availability of Ultimate MVC3 on PS4 at Saturday's event. Xbox One and PC versions will follow sometime in March 2017.

The game was originally released in 2011 and features a wide range of characters from both Capcom games and the Marvel universe.

Marvel vs. Capcom is one of many franchises that Capcom dusted off and brought down from its proverbial vault. The company announced in a press release that it is currently focused on "reviving series that have not had new entries recently, or otherwise dormant IP."

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      December 5, 2016 5:37 PM

      "PC versions coming next year" good lord its happening!

      That is awesome news, very cool :)

      Now if only they bring The King of Fighters XIV to the PC I be a happy man.

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        December 6, 2016 6:46 AM

        Yeah, I think I'm done buying fighting games on console. For the most part they're coming to PC now (thank god) and I can use my old fightstick without having to buy new ones for a new system. On top of that, I don't put the time into them like I used to so I'm terrrrrrrible.

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          December 6, 2016 7:13 AM

          My only concern is that communities and competition tend to be bigger on console because the barrier of entry is so much lower, and console games are less prone to being hacked than PC versions.

          As a counterargument to my own concern, I'd wager most players who take fighting games seriously don't rely on online play due to lag throwing off their rhythm, and it's just as easy to practice on a PC with a USB arcade stick as it is on PS and Xbox systems. Maybe I associate fighting games with consoles because PC ports have been hit or miss: they exist, or they just don't; they're good, or they're broken.

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          December 6, 2016 8:35 AM

          Same. I've got a mediocre mid-range Xbox 360 one that works on PC too. Screw buying a new one each generation.

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          December 6, 2016 8:55 AM

          If you intend to play online, then consoles are obviously the better buy

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        December 6, 2016 9:13 AM

        I bought my PS4 copy already. I will probably buy a PC copy too.

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