Marvel Vs. Capcom 2 touched a whole generation of gamers when it was released in 2000 on an arcade machine in Japan, then here on Dreamcast, PS2 and Xboxx. It must be said that this fourth episode of the franchise Marvel vs. Capcom is one of the greatest crossovers in the history of fighting games, combining the fanbase of Cyclops and Wolverine, but also that of Zangief and Chun-Li, with no less than 56 fighters in the roster.
On twitter, the hashtag #FREEMVC2 had turned well a little earlier this year, the fault of a youtubeur who had asked the studios to put the game back on sale, a few (long) years after its disappearance. In other words, it was above all a question of proposing a remake or remaster of the game.
Obviously, the studio Digital Eclipse (which has already collaborated with Marvel and Capcom to remaster old productions), felt the popular enthusiasm and would have asked the two houses to discuss this possibility. The boss of the studio would be very favorable to a remaster of MvC2, can we discover in a podcast by SamaGame aired last week.
The only downside is that there is still a long way to go according to Mike Mika, and far too many derivative rights and in-game licenses for it to be so easy to bring out on current consoles. The game, released more than 20 years ago, must now please Disney (which bought Marvel), and the teams would be in discussion to find out the interest (mainly financial) in bringing out this monument of the fighting game.
As a reminder, the two companies are no longer rumored to be good friends since the slightly chaotic communication and development of Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite in 2017. A rumor that Mike Mika quickly swept away…