Image of Arcade1Up's Marvel vs Capcom 2 cabinet. Features hulk fighting against Cyclops.

Image through Arcade1Up

It’s been almost 9 years since Marvel vs. Capcom 2 was delisted, however the fan-favorite combating game will lastly make its return later this 12 months. Arcade1Up introduced at this time that it’s going to launch a Marvel vs. Capcom 2 arcade cupboard — the primary formally licensed re-release of the game since its delisting. Pre-orders for the cupboard will go stay on September 8, with orders set to ship the next month in October, mentioned the corporate.

The re-release will function each on-line multiplayer and leaderboard assist. The cupboard itself can even boast unique facet panel artwork depicting Hulk, Spider-Man, Ryu, and Zangief.

Additionally, Marvel vs. Capcom 2 can be simply one of many combating video games featured within the cupboard. The machine can even embrace the unique Marvel vs. Capcom, Marvel Super Heroes vs. Street Fighter, X-Men vs. Street Fighter, Marvel Super Heroes, X-Men: Children of the ATOM, X-Men: Mutant Apocalypse, and Marvel Super Heroes in War of the Gems.

Marvel vs. Capcom 2 initially launched in arcades in 2000, and thru the next decade, got here to a wide range of methods. The game is commonly thought of to be one of many high combating video games of all time, with a devoted aggressive scene having developed round it.

The game was delisted from digital storefronts in 2013, seemingly on account of licensing points with Marvel. In the years since, followers have clamored for an official re-release. Last 12 months, combating game YouTuber Maximilian Dood began the #FreeMvC2 development on Twitter, calling for Capcom and Marvel to carry the game out of “digital jail.” While Arcade1Up’s new cupboard may not be the multiplatform re-release the combating game group hoped for, it might be an indication of issues to return.