'Marvel Vs Capcom: Infinite' Will Add X-men & Fantastic Four Characters, While Capcom Promises To Revisit Older IPs

By Michael Augustin , Updated Dec 07, 2016 01:50 AM EST
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Capcom certainly knows how to surprise fans of it fighting game franchises, like when they unveiled "Marvel vs Capcom: Infinite" during the "Playstation Experience 2016" last weekend. While other gamers and the fighting game community are still basking in the excitement, the company has been hinting at revisiting some of its older franchises that haven't seen a reboot in a while. Speculations have also started to spread, which claim the X-men are also on board.

On the same day of their "Marvel vs Capcom: Infinite" reveal, Capcom also announced that "Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3" will be available on the Sony's PS4 and Microsoft's Xbox One. Technobuffalo reports the company has indicated in their press release, that they are focused on "reviving series that have not had new entries recently, or otherwise dormant IP."

Capcom also states that the company is still focused on their customer's satisfaction. They are also reportedly planning to enrich their corporate standing by maximizing their rich library of games. The rest of their statement goes on to talk about the recent "Marvel vs Capcom: Infinite" announcement, then confirms the 2017 target release date for the game.

Fans of the "Marvel vs Capcom" series have also pointed out the exclusion of characters from Marvel's X-men and Fantastic Four. While "Marvel vs Capcom: Infinite" has not yet released the final official roster of characters, Professional players who have always relied on these characters expressed their concern. However, According to a NeoGAF user named Ryce (via EventHubs), the X-men and Fantastic Four characters are going to be in the game. His post claims that he was informed with "complete certainty."

While Capcom's press release statement highlighted "Marvel vs Capcom: Infinite," the promise of possibly releasing new games based on their dormant IPs seems exciting. The company also had great games like their "Mega Man X" and "Breath of Fire" series. Fans would obviously love to see a new game from these IPs.

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