Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite was announced at PlayStation Experience 2016 with the first four confirmed characters, then an update was provided at the Capcom Cup 2016 Street Fighter 5 finals with a gameplay video. Now we get a new Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite story trailer that shows off eight new characters and the first part of the story. As the Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite confirmed characters continue to grow we will be updating this article as necessary. For now, check out the new story trailer, as well as the extended gameplay trailer from Capcom Cup 2016. Capcom and Marvel also announced that the official release date for Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite is September 19, 2017 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.

MvC Infinite Confirmed Characters

With the new story mode trailer above, the list of Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite confirmed characters grows to 15. This number also includes Sigma, who is confirmed as one of the first of six DLC characters that will be available after the initial launch of the game. So far all of these characters have been confirmed as playable, including Ultron who many assumed would be a boss alongside Sigma. Instead, the story trailer shows us that the big bad guy of Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite is a merged version of Sigma and Ultron. More characters will be announced over the coming months as we approach the September 19, 2017 release date for the game.

Confirmed Launch Characters

  • Captain America (Marvel)
  • Captain Marvel (Marvel)
  • Chris Redfield (Capcom)
  • Chun-Li (Capcom)
  • Hawkeye (Marvel)
  • Hulk (Marvel)
  • Iron Man (Marvel)
  • Mega Man X (Capcom)
  • Morrigan (Capcom)
  • Rocket Raccoon (Marvel)
  • Ryu (Capcom)
  • Strider Hiryu (Capcom)
  • Thor (Marvel)
  • Ultron (Marvel)

Confirmed DLC Characters

  • Sigma

Story and Gameplay Details

The story of Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite centers around Sigma and Ultron joining forces to become one being in a new universe that combines both the Marvel and Capcom universes. With the heroes of both universes pulled into the new universe, they must battle the forces of Ultron Sigma.

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.

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 September 19, 2017 release date swiftly approaches!