Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Mod Adds Iconic Spider-Man Villains as Playable Characters

Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Mod Adds Iconic Spider-Man Villains as Playable Characters

Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Mod Adds Iconic Spider-Man Villains as Playable Characters

A mod for Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 adds two of Spider-Man’s most iconic symbiote villains from his rogues gallery as playable characters.


A new mod for Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 adds two fan-favorite villains from Spider-Man’s rogues gallery as playable characters to its roster. Those two are Venom and Carnage, the show’s two signature symbiote villains. Venom has had a long list of video game appearances, ranging from Spider Man-video games focused on the Marvel vs. Capcom securities. Venom was playable in all games in this crossover series except for Marvel vs. Capcom 3and was only added as downloadable content in Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite after launch. This mod helps rectify that.

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Thanks to recent developments in the modding community for the game, custom character mods were possible after breaking through the game’s built-in limitations. This resulted in a known as Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 the Palette Swap mod, which uses existing character costume slots in the roster and replaces them with new characters. This allowed characters like Thanos, Ultron, and Asura to be playable by replacing the character costumes of Mike Haggar, Frank West, and Iron Man, respectively. These mods do the same thing, adding the aforementioned Venom and Carnage.

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This mod was created by CaliKingz01, and they posted a trailer for the release of this mod to celebrate the new year. This trailer begins with the gameplay of Carnage, with the theme song from his first video game, Spider-Man and Venom: Maximum Carnage for nostalgia. Templates and voice clips are reused from Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2the normal and Omega variants of Carnage being playable with this mod.

Following Carnage gameplay, Venom appears next, in a sequence that mimics Maximum carnage also. Venom’s gameplay is taken from its incarnation of Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite, where he uses both web-based attacks and symbiotes. His voice clips are also taken from Infinity, albeit lowered to make his voice deeper and closer to some of his most intimidating and beloved performances. This mod also adds an Anti-Venom outfit.

Many fans were impressed with this mod for Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, as it uses many character items from the core roster and other games to achieve this. Specifically, this mod uses X23’s costume slots in the base game, while Venom uses Trish’s slots. Many fans loved this mod for the amount of nostalgia it brings, with the use of Green Jelly Carnage Rules being the highlight.

Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 is available now on PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One.

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