Marvel Vs. Capcom Origins PSN And XBLA Launch Dates Announced

Capcom announced today that Marvel Vs. Capcom Origins will, as promised, launch and be ready for download on PSN on September 25th and on XBLA on September 26th.

Marvel Vs. Capcom Origins will run you $14.99 (or 1200 Microsoft Bucks), and consists of the two 1990’s games Marvel Super Heroes and Marvel vs. Capcom: Clash of Super Heroes.

Both games retain their original style, but have also been updated with several features like; online play with 8-player lobbies, customized graphical upgrades (like “smooth widescreen”), dynamic challenges, unlockable artwork, replay saving, and the all-important trophies and achievements.

Check out the full press release below, along with our Marvel Vs. Capcom Origins screenshot gallery.

We’re pleased to confirm that the previously announced MARVEL® VS. CAPCOM® ORIGINS will be available to download in North America on PlayStation Network on September 25th for $14.99 and on Xbox LIVE Arcade on September 26th for 1200 Microsoft Points.

MARVEL VS. CAPCOM ORIGINS is a compilation of two of the most popular arcade games of the ‘90s – Marvel Super Heroes and Marvel vs. Capcom: Clash of Super Heroes. These two classic games are kept arcade-perfect, while adding a host of features sure to tap into arcade nostalgia while meeting today’s online needs. MARVEL VS. CAPCOM ORIGINS is jam-packed with Marvel and Capcom fan-favorite characters and crazy, beloved gameplay that throws a powerful punch.

MARVEL VS. CAPCOM ORIGINS offers both the one-on-one gameplay of Marvel Super Heroes with its unique Infinity Gem system and the two-on-two carnage of the original Marvel vs. Capcom: Clash of Super Heroes, featuring a tag system, assists, and the wild Duo Team Attack. Bringing forth a host of features never before seen in these games, MARVEL VS. CAPCOM ORIGINS adds GGPO-enhanced online play with 8-player lobbies and spectator mode, HD graphical upgrades, dynamic challenges and replay saving.

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Justin Alderman

Justin has been a gamer since the Intellivision days back in the early 80′s. He started writing about and covering the video game industry in 2008. In his spare time he is also a bit of a gun-nut and Star Wars nerd.