Capcom announced today that their highly anticipated action fighting game Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite will be released on September 19th. The publisher also shared more information about the crossover fighting title, detailing the cinematic story mode that will let players face a new villain, Ultron Sigma (a fusion of Ultron from the Marvel Universe and Sigma from the Capcom Universe) as he attempts to infect all organic life with a cybernetic virus.
For the first time in franchise history, the Marvel and Capcom universes collide in a visually stunning and immersive cinematic Story Mode, as heroes and villains battle together to save their merged worlds from a sinister new threat, Ultron Sigma. A combination of the robotic foes known as Ultron from the Marvel Universe and Sigma from the Capcom Universe, this psychotic villain is obsessed with infecting all organic life with a cybernetic virus. History’s greatest gathering of warriors must now unite to fight back against Ultron Sigma and save their newly formed world.
Announced today, more new characters have joined the battle for survival against the forces of evil in MARVEL VS. CAPCOM: INFINITE including:
- Rocket Raccoon
- Strider Hiryu
- Chris Redfield
Each newly-added character will feature unique abilities, iconic special moves and will join other previously-announced characters, including Captain Marvel, Iron Man and Captain America from the Marvel side, and Ryu, Mega Man X and Morrigan from Capcom. The use of powerful, game-changing Infinity Stones further deepens the customized gameplay and allows players to equip and unleash elemental in-game powers, such as Time, Power and Space.
In addition to the compelling cinematic story experience, single player Arcade, Training and Mission modes and vast multiplayer offerings will provide memorable experiences and infinite gameplay possibilities for players of all skill levels. More characters, stages, game features and story mode details will be revealed in the coming months.
Preorders for Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite will be available starting today, priced at US$ 59.99 for the Standard Edition and US$89.99 for the The Deluxe Edition which includes the main game and a 2017 Character Pass, containing access to six all-new additional post-launch characters including Sigma, the main antagonist from the Mega Man® X series.