Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite Coming in September

And the primary villain is a mash-up of two recognizable robots from each franchise.


Capcom announced a slew of new details about Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite today, including a release date, more additions to the roster, and special editions. Plus, the primary antagonist has been announced, a combination of two iconic villains from each franchise.

The heroes will clash on September 19, says Capcom, across PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. New additions to the roster include Hulk, Thor, Hawkeye, Rocket Raccoon, Chun-Li, Strider Hiryu, and Chris Redfield. They'll all be teaming up to fight Ultron Sigma, a combination of the villains from the Marvel (primarily Avengers) and Mega Man X universes.

A story trailer shows the two fusing with the power of Infinity Stones, and the result is a version of Ultron all gussied up with Sigma's signature purple flair. This is the kind of endearingly bonkers story beat only possible with a fusion of comic books and video games.

The Standard edition at $59.99 includes Warrior Thor and Evil Ryu skins for pre-orders. A "Deluxe Edition" pre-order for $89.99 gives you those two along with Gladiator Hulk and Command Mission X skins. The Deluxe also includes the Character Pass for six additional characters coming post-launch, whether you pre-order or not. The first of the planned characters is Sigma, presumably de-Ultroned.

Finally, a Collector's Edition includes everything from the Deluxe Edition, along with four interlinking character dioramas, and LED Infinity Stone replicas. So, an extra $110 for some neat collectibles, essentially.

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