The Marvel and Capcom universes collide once again in this Ultimate installment of the popular fighting franchise. With new fighters, epic new modes and rebalanced gameplay, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 asks only one question — are you ready for the Ultimate fighting experience? Unleash incredible attacks on your enemies when you fight as one of the original 38 characters or as any of the 12 new legends, including Capcom's Strider and Firebrand and Marvel's Ghost Rider and Hawkeye. Jump right into the fray or take a lesson by watching in the new, fan-requested Spectator mode for the online experience. Eight new stages, extra surprises and more enhancements ensure Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 will be a fight you won't forget. Key Features: -Go to battle with the ultimate roster of 50 Capcom and Marvel heroes and villains, including every character from the original game and 12 new fighters -Fight as Capcom's Strider and Firebrand, as well as Marvel's Ghost Rider and Hawkeye -Explore eight new over-the-top stages that will put your fighting skills to the test -Newly rebalanced gameplay provides more depth and accessibility for both newcomers and experienced gamers -Enjoy new modes and enhancements, including the fan-requested Spectator mode during the online experience ULTIMATE ROSTER: Twelve new legends from Marvel and Capcom join the fray, bringing the total roster of characters up to 50. MORE LEGENDS: Includes the first fighting game appearance of some of the most iconic and celebrated characters from the Marvel and Capcom universes, including Strider and Firebrand from the Capcom side and Ghost Rider and Hawkeye from the Marvel universe. NEWLY BALANCED: Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 offers re-balanced gameplay that will provide accessible depth for both newcomers and pros alike. ENHANCED MODES: After many fan requests, Spectator mode is now available as part of an overall improved online experience along with other new modes and enhancements.
Capcom really put themselves in a nasty situation. After releasing the highly anticipated Marvel vs Capcom 3 earlier this spring, they announced this summer the release of an updated version of the game with twelve new characters, patching, and updates for the returning cast, all wrapped up in a $40 bundle. You can point out that Capcom was under a licensing deadline, or that $40 is how much it would have cost to buy the new characters as DLC, or that a retail price really isn’t that bad. However, at the end of the day, it’s very early for an updated version of a game barely nine months old. When we last reviewed MvC3, we gave it an 8.5. We commended Capcom for including both beloved and obscure characters to choose from both sides, as well as an initially... Read Review