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Marvel VS Capcom 2 Set for Japan

Downloadable fighter arriving simultaneous with overseas versions.


Months after its announcement overseas, Capcom finally got around today to announcing Marvel VS Capcom 2 New Age of Heroes for Japan. PS3 an Xbox 360 players will both have access to the game shortly.

The specifications appear to remain unchanged from the overseas versions. Marvel VS Capcom 2 for PS3 and Xbox 360 is a downloadable version of the classic arcade fighter which combines characters from Capcom titles with characters form Marvel comics. This latest home version offers a visual filter for cleaning up the sprite-based character visuals, and online play with the ability for additional players to watch and chat while matches are taking place.

Capcom will release the game here simultaneous with their overseas counterparts. Xbox Live Arcade gets the game first on July 29, priced at 1,200 Microsoft Points. The PS3 version follows on August 12, priced at ¥1,500.

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