Marvel vs. Capcom 2 is coming back in arcade cabinet form

Marvel vs. Capcom 2 is coming back in arcade cabinet form ...

Thanks to retro arcade specialists Arcade1Up, Capcom's beloved crossover fighting game Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes is getting a new release. There will also be seven other Capcom fighting games based on Marvel Comics characters in the arcade cabinet.

The Arcade1Ups Marvel vs. Capcom 2 cabinet will be available for pre-order starting September 8, according to the company at Evo 2022 on Friday, and will ship sometime this fall.

Here's a closer inspection of the cabinet:

Arcade1Up did not provide a price, although the company's previous two-player fighting game cabinets cost typically $449.99 or $499.99.

Marvel vs. Capcom 2 was first released in arcades in 2000, and was later sold on Dreamcast, PlayStation 2, and the original Xbox. The game, which includes a total of 56 characters drawn from Marvel Comics and Capcom lore, was a staple of the fighting game scene and played competitively during the annual Evo Championship Series annually until 2009. Capcom released a sequel, Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds, in 2011.