Capcom and Disney are reportedly in discussions about reviving the critically-acclaimed preventing sport Marvel Vs. Capcom 2. The 2 firms started discussing the opportunity of remastering the title after outstanding preventing sport neighborhood member “Maximilian Dood” started the #FREEMVC2 marketing campaign, in an try and garner sufficient neighborhood assist to re-release the sport on trendy 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 when you’d like MVC2 out of jail. @CapcomUSA_ @MarvelGames & @DigitalEclipse https://t.co/OPWf6YS5RD pic.twitter.com/GdwkbdqtqqAdvertisement
— Maximilian Dood (@maximilian_) August 2, 2021
Although thought of probably the greatest preventing video games launched lately and a serious staple in previous aggressive preventing sport tournaments comparable 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 preventing sport followers from urging the 2 firms to re-release the sport. Earlier this 12 months, 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 up to now to remaster a few of its basic titles—to revive Marvel vs. Capcom 2. The tweet garnered important consideration from followers and avid gamers alike. In response to Digital Eclipse’s studio head Mike Mika, it even caught the eye of some people at Disney and Capcom, too.
In an interview with GamerHubTV, Mika appears to counsel that Disney and Capcom have been “in communication” concerning the prospects and that Digital Eclipse is concerned within the talks as nicely. He tempers fan expectations, nevertheless, noting that the challenge would have important authorized ramifications because of the sheer quantity of licensing prices concerned. Mika notes that these prices might “usually be as a lot, if no more, than the funds of the sport itself.”
Luckily, Mika himself appears completely 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 Classic Games: Aladdin and The Lion King, in addition to different preventing video games like Samurai Showdown and the SNK 4oth Anniversary Collection.