Fighting game fans lose their mind as Marvel vs Capcom Fighting Collection is revealed today

The latest Nintendo Direct was an embarrassment of riches and a little past the halfway point of the 40 minute showcase Fighting Game Fans got their pound of flesh. As the fighting franchises that Capcom is always being hounded about finally gets a wide release once again!

Marvel vs. Capcom Fighting Collection will collect all the licensed fighting games from the House of Ideas (now owned by Disney) that Capcom developed and released. From the two company’s first collaborative fighting game X-Men: Children of the Atom to the legendary Marvel vs Capcom 2: New Age of Series, the only outliers are titles which were released primarily on home consoles (MvC3 and beyond). As an added bonus, we’re also getting the beat’em up, The Punisher. A title whose only home release came in the form of a SEGA Genesis port.

Since the game’s logo is similar to the Capcom Fighting Collection, this compilation’s special features are on par with its predecessor. This includes practice modes for all the titles, online play with rollback netcode, spectator mode as well trove of music and art.

Take a nostalgic ride with all these fighting classics when Marvel vs. Capcom Fighting Collection comes home on PC, Switch and the PlayStation platform sometime in 2024.

MARVEL vs. CAPCOM Fighting Collection: Arcade Classics screens:

MARVEL vs. CAPCOM Fighting Collection: Arcade Classics – Announcement Trailer

MARVEL vs. CAPCOM Fighting Collection: Arcade Classics - Announcement Trailer – Nintendo Switch

Join fans from around the world in celebrating the legacy of some of the most beloved fighting games with the release of MARVEL vs. CAPCOM® Fighting Collection: Arcade Classics with physical and digital versions across Nintendo Switch™, PlayStation®4, and PC via Steam in 2024! Announced during today’s Nintendo Direct, this jam-packed collection includes seven timeless games in an all-in-one package, including:

  • MARVEL™ vs. CAPCOM® 2 New Age of Heroes

MARVEL vs. CAPCOM Fighting Collection: Arcade Classics, on sale later this year for MSRP $49.99, also brings a ton of new and enhanced features for players to enjoy, including:

  • Battle It Out Online – All of the fighting games in the collection will have online ranked, casual, and lobby matches unlocked for players to showcase their abilities with friends, family, and other players from around the world!
  • Robust Rollback Netcode – Online play for the collection is supported with rollback netcode for a strong and stable online experience!
  • Be the Best! – Global high score leaderboards come to every game in the collection so players can track their journey to the top of the list!
  • Practice Makes Perfect – Training Mode comes to all fighting games in the collection so players can learn, practice, and master their moves!
  • A Rare Gem – The classic beat ‘em up arcade game THE PUNISHER comes to PC and modern consoles for the first time ever in the U.S.!
  • Watch This! – Spectator Mode is available so you can enjoy watching your friends and co-combatants battle it out!
  • Additional Features – Check out the collection’s enhanced features like a music jukebox, in-game Museum, new display filters, and more!

For Capcom fans, fighting game enthusiasts, comic book and Super Hero aficionados, and everyone in between, MARVEL vs. CAPCOM Fighting Collection: Arcade Classics offers a timeless celebration of a legacy fighting game series, delivering a diverse roster of iconic characters, enhanced features and competitive gameplay. Relive the nostalgia or discover enduring classics for the first time, uniting fans of all generations in celebration of Capcom’s legendary fighting game series, and stay tuned for more information on the collection in the coming months!