Disney, Capcom Reportedly Discussing Revival of Marvel Vs. Capcom 2
Capcom and Disney are reportedly in discussions about reviving the critically-acclaimed combating recreation Marvel Vs. Capcom 2. The 2 firms started discussing the potential for remastering the title after distinguished combating recreation group member “Maximilian Dood” started the #FREEMVC2 marketing campaign, in an try and garner sufficient group assist to re-release the sport on fashionable consoles.
#FREEMVC2 12 years since Marvel Vs. Capcom 2 was re-released & 7 years because it was pulled from shops & despatched to digital jail. Probably the most celebrated video games of all time. Plz RT should you’d like MVC2 out of jail. @CapcomUSA_ @MarvelGames & @DigitalEclipse https://t.co/OPWf6YS5RD pic.twitter.com/Gdwkbdqtqq
— Maximilian Dood (@maximilian_) August 2, 2021
Although thought of among the finest combating video games launched in recent times and a serious staple in previous aggressive combating recreation tournaments equivalent to EVO, Marvel vs. Capcom 2 has been delisted from digital shops for nearly a decade. Due to this, latest EVO tournaments have additionally ceased internet hosting MVC2 competitions because of the problem in buying the sport by authorized means.
Nevertheless, that hasn’t stopped devoted combating recreation followers from urging the 2 firms to re-release the sport. Earlier this yr, Maximilian Dood posted on Twitter urging Capcom, Marvel (which is owned by Disney), and Digital Eclipse—a studio that has labored with Disney and Capcom previously to remaster a few of its traditional titles—to revive Marvel vs. Capcom 2. The tweet garnered important consideration from followers and avid gamers alike. Based on Digital Eclipse’s studio head Mike Mika, it even caught the eye of some of us at Disney and Capcom, too.
In an interview with GamerHubTV, Mika appears to counsel that Disney and Capcom have been “in communication” concerning the potentialities and that Digital Eclipse is concerned within the talks as effectively. He tempers fan expectations, nonetheless, noting that the mission would have important authorized ramifications because of the sheer quantity of licensing prices concerned. Mika notes that these prices may “usually be as a lot, if no more, than the funds of the sport itself.”
Luckily, Mika himself appears fully on board with the idea of re-releasing the sport. And if Digital Eclipse is concerned, Marvel vs. Capcom 2 could be in good fingers; the studio beforehand labored on the rerelease of Disney Basic Video games: Aladdin and The Lion King, in addition to different combating video games like Samurai Showdown and the SNK 4oth Anniversary Assortment.