Free Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 update goes live
Heroes & Heralds mode hits Xbox 360 and PS3 crossover fighter, lets players tweak game properties in both online and offline modes.
Gamers ready for another round of Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 received a treat today, as Capcom launched the free Heroes & Heralds downloadable add-on for the game. The add-on introduces a new mode for both the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 versions of the crossover fighting game.
The new Heroes & Heralds mode will include offline and online components built around the storyline of Earth's heroes fighting Galactus' heralds as they attempt to secure the planet as their master's next nosh. Players will pick one side and fight to earn ability cards that carry a variety of game-changing effects. For example, one card makes a fighter stronger as he or she takes damage, while another card gives any character an air dash. Each card is based on a character pulled from Marvel's and Capcom's histories.
While console players will have to download the mode, Capcom has said it will be included from the get-go in the PlayStation Vita version. That edition of the game is set to launch February 15, alongside the PS Vita First Edition bundle. The standard PS Vita hardware is scheduled for a February 22 launch.
For more on Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, check out GameSpot's review.
Hogwarts Legacy Official Launch Trailer GTA 6: Why Fans Believe Its Close To Release | GameSpot News Dead Space Developers Interested In New Game | GameSpot News Call of Duty Warzone 2 New Map Ashika Island Trailer Atomic Heart Official Gameplay Overview Trailer WWE 2K23 Gameplay Trailer Dead Space Remake: Story and Unitology’s Origins Explained Hi-Fi Rush Hardest Difficulty Gameplay Dying Light 2 Stay Human 1st Anniversary Celebration Video Behind The Sims: Project RENE! Infants and More! Rainbow Six Siege: World of Siege - Six Invitational 2023 Trailer Like a Dragon: Ishin! | Vampy Bitme Special Guest Trooper Card Trailer
The products discussed here were independently chosen by our editors. GameSpot may get a share of the revenue if you buy anything featured on our site.