Marvel vs Capcom 3 Dated; Special Edition Contents Unveiled

The long awaited 2D fighter, Marvel vs Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds, has finally been officially dated. The game will release on February 15th, 2011 in North America.

Along with the release date, the contents of the special edition have also been revealed. The special edition will cost $69.99 and will include most notably, two bonus characters as downloadable content. The extra characters will be Resident Evil’s Jill Valentine and Marvel’s Shuma-Gorath, both of whom you may remember from Marvel vs Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes just over ten years ago. Both of these characters will be available four weeks after the launch.

Here is the full list of the special edition content:

– Steelbook case featuring exclusive art work

– Comic/Art book- A 12-page prologue comic, written by Marvel writer Frank Tieri, plus campaign art and a curated selection of fan art.

– 1-month Subscription to Marvel Digital Comics, providing unlimited online access to Marvel content

– 2 Playable DLC Characters: Shuma-Gorath and Jill Valentine. Content is available 4 weeks post-launch.