Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite was announced at PlayStation Experience 2016 with the first four confirmed characters, but it wasn’t until the Capcom Cup Street Fighter 5 finals concluded tonight that fans got their first look at the gameplay video of Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite. Featured in the debut gameplay video are Ryu and Mega Man X fighting against Iron Man and Captain Marvel. The following day the finals of Capcom Cup aired on ESPN2 were an extended gameplay trailer was on display (shown below) with two more confirmed characters, Captain America and Morrigan.
If you had any doubts about the game after the debut trailer, they should be put to rest after watching the first gameplay footage below. In case you missed the gameplay details earlier, MVC Infinite will feature two-on-two battles, hailing back to the early days of the franchise before the series shifted to three-on-three fights. In addition to a huge roster of yet to be announced characters, the game will utilize Infinity Stones as the new comeback mechanic. Players will select two characters and an Infinite Stone before each battle begins.
As a full price PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC title, Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite will feature a cinematic story mode experience, Mission mode, Arcade mode and a classic Training mode. There will also be online multiplayer featuring ranked and casual matches, global leaderboards, online lobbies for more than two players and a spectator mode. Similar to Street Fighter 5, the new VS. game is running on Unreal Engine 4 to give it a more realistic feel, while still retaining its comic book visual origins.
The only confirmed characters at present are Mega Man X, Ryu, Captain Marvel, Iron Man, Captain America and Morrigan. A mysterious figure that resembles Ultron or Sigma (from Mega Man X) was shown at the end of the debut trailer, but it’s unknown if that’s a playable character or an unplayable boss character. We'll continue to update this article as new characters are confirmed. Until then, stay tuned to Prima Games for more on Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite as the late 2017 release date swiftly approaches!