Sure, it took a decade but Capcom has officially announced a sequel to (in my opinion) the awesomest fighting game, ever. Marvel Vs. Capcom 3: Fate Of Two Worlds features the same 3 on 3 battles as the previous game and is scheduled for a spring 2011 release on both the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.
Confirmed characters (based on the video):
Marvel: Iron Man, Hulk, and Wolverine
Capcom: Chris Redfield, Morrigan, and Ryu
The full press release, below:
CAPCOM®, MARVEL® LIFT VEIL ON LONG-AWAITED FIGHTING GAME MARVEL® VS. CAPCOM®3: FATE OF TWO WORLDS
After a Decade, the Most Iconic Characters in Entertainment Return To Face Off In One of the Most Popular Game Franchises of All Time
SAN MATEO, CA — April 20, 2010 — Capcom®, a leading worldwide developer and publisher of video games, and the legendary Marvel Entertainment, LLC today announced the latest installment in their epic fighting game series with Marvel® vs. Capcom ®3: Fate of Two Worlds.
It’s been a decade since MarvelTM vs. Capcom® 2: New Age of Heroes was first released and now the most popular Marvel and Capcom characters join forces again in a re-envisioned team fighting game for a new generation. Fill the shoes of legendary characters from the most beloved franchises in entertainment as you battle in the first VS. Fighting game powered by Capcom’s MT Framework.
“We are so pleased to be working with Marvel again. Marvel vs. Capcom 3 has been one of the most requested titles for us to produce by our fans,” said Christian Svensson, Corporate Officer and Vice President of Strategic Planning and Business Development at Capcom. “Our Capcom development studio is creating the most epic fighting game ever developed and Marvel’s input into that process has been invaluable.”
Get set for the ultimate faceoff when Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds hits PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Xbox 360®video game and entertainment system from Microsoft in Spring 2011.