Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate Of Two Worlds

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  • Bonus characters

    Earn the indicated amount of PP (Player Points) to unlock the corresponding character:

      Akuma: Earn 2,000 PP.
      Hsien-Ko: Earn 6,000 PP.
      Sentinel: Earn 4,000 PP.
      Taskmaster: Earn 8,000 PP.

  • Artwork

    Successfully complete the indicated task to unlock the corresponding art:

    Stage Art

      Asgard: Successfully complete Arcade mode eight times.
      Danger Room: Successfully complete Arcade mode.
      Demon Village: Successfully complete Arcade mode four times.
      Fate Of The Earth: Successfully complete Arcade mode ten times.
      Hand Hideout: Successfully complete Arcade mode six times.
      Kattlelox Island: Successfully complete Arcade mode five times.
      Metro City: Successfully complete Arcade mode three times.
      S.H.I.E.L.D Helicarrier: Successfully complete Arcade mode seven times.
      The Daily Bugle: Successfully complete Arcade mode two times.
      Tricell Laboratory: Successfully complete Arcade mode nine times.

    Character Art

      Character 3-D model: Land the final hit on Galactus with any character.
      Character Bio: Land the final hit on Galactus with any character.
      Character Ending: Land the final hit on Galactus with any character.
      First piece of Character Art: Successfully complete a Mission mode assignment with any character.
      Galactus' Ending: Lose to Galactus, and then do not continue.
      Second piece of Character Art: Land the final hit on Galactus with any character.
      Special 3-D model: Successfully complete Arcade mode with every character.
      Special Bio: Successfully complete Arcade mode with every character.
      Third piece of Character Art: Land the final hit on Galactus with any character.

    Special Art

      Special Art 1: Earn 10,000 PP.
      Special Art 2: Earn 15,000 PP.
      Special Art 3: Earn 20,000 PP.
      Special Art 4: Earn 25,000 PP.
      Special Art 5: Earn 30,000 PP.

  • Cinema

    Successfully complete the indicated task to unlock the corresponding Cinema feature:

      Credits: Successfully complete the game.
      Opening Movie 2: Earn 15,000 PP.
      Opening Movie 3: Earn 30,000 PP.
      Opening Movie 4: Earn 60,000 PP.

  • License cards

    Successfully complete the indicated task to unlock the corresponding license card:

      License Card #1: Successfully complete Arcade mode with any character.
      License Card #2: Successfully complete Arcade mode with any character on the Very Hard difficulty.
      License Card #3: Successfully complete five missions with any character.
      License Card #4: Successfully complete all missions with any character.
      License Card #5: Use a character thirty times.

  • Normal license card titles

    Successfully complete the indicated task to unlock the corresponding license card title:

      Airborne Fighter: Perform an air combo.
      All Nine PP Titles: Earn 100,000 PP.
      All Ten Onlne License Titles: Win 200 matches.
      Bring It On!: Land 30 counter-hits.
      Burnin' Up!: Win 50 times with a Hyper Combo.
      Cooling Down: Win once by chip damage (opponent must be guarding).
      First Hit Wins: Get the first hit bonus 50 times.
      I Ain't Done Yet!: Win with X-Factor activated.
      Just As Planned: Win 10 times by judgment.
      Reading Your Mind: Perform a Team Air Combo.
      Schemer: Win ten times by chip damage.
      Win With Experience: Perform a Team Air Counter.

  • Alternate costumes

    At the character selection screen, press A, X, Y, or RB when choosing a fighter for different costumes. Each character has up to four different costumes.

  • Start match with second or third character

    At the versus or loading screen before a match begins, hold LB to start as Partner 1 or RB to start as Partner 2.

  • Swap assist character positions

    At the versus or loading screen before a match begins, hold LB + RB.

  • Quick reset

    While playing the game in Training or Mission mode, press Start + Back to reset to the middle of the screen. Note: Also pressing LB or RB at the same time will place the corresponding assist character at that location.

    While playing the game in Training or Mission mode, press Start + Back + Left or Right to reset to the corresponding corner of the screen. Note: Also pressing LB or RB at the same time will place the corresponding assist character at that location.

  • Alternate Deadpool's tag in

    While tagging in Deadpool, hold [Taunt].

  • Alternate models

    In the Model Viewer, select Arthur, Dante, or Phoenix. When their model appears, press Back to view alternate models for each character (i.e. Armorless Arthur and Dark Phoenix). The alternate models also have alternate colors that can be viewed by pressing A.

  • Easy PP

    Successfully complete Arcade mode on the Very Easy difficulty multiple times to earn easy PP (Player Points).

  • Costume references

    The following costumes are based on the indicated source:

    Deadpool

      Red and black suit: Classic Deadpool
      Yellow and blue suit: Weapon X- Days of Future Now comics
      Red, black, and white suit: Deadpool's Weapon X outfit in the comics
      Black and gray suit: Uncanny X Force comics

    Dr. Doom

      Green and silver suit: Classic Doom from the comics
      Black and blue suit: Doom 2099 comics
      Red and black suit: Doom 2099 comics
      Black and silver suit: Old Man Logan comic

    Hulk

      Green Hulk with purple pants: Classic Hulk from the comics
      Red skinned Hulk: Red Hulk from the comics
      Gray skinned Hulk: Gray Hulk from the comics
      Light green Hulk with pink pants: Alternate Hulk from Marvel vs. Capcom 2

    Iron Man

      Red and gold suit: Mk 4 armor
      Silver suit: Mk 1 or 2 armor
      Blue suit: Stealth armor
      Red and white suit: Silver Centurion armor

    Magneto

      Red and purple suit: Classic Magneto outfit
      Red and black suit: Ultimate Universe comics
      Purple and red suit: Mutant X Universe comics
      White and black suit: Mag-F'in-Neto

    M.O.D.O.K.

      Gold and purple suit: Classic M.O.D.O.K.
      Red and purple suit: M.O.D.A.M.
      White and purple suit: Original comic M.O.D.O.K.
      Yellow and purple with gray face: M.O.D.O.K.'s 11 comic

    Sentinel

      Purple and blue suit: Marvel vs. Capcom 2
      Metallic black suit: X-Men "Second Coming" story arc
      Purple and red suit: Classic Sentinel
      Yellow and blue suit: "Mango Sentinel" from Marvel vs. Capcom 2

    She Hulk

      Purple and white suit: Classic She Hulk
      Red and white suit: Fantastic 4 in the comics
      Red skinned: Red She Hulk from the comics
      Black and white suit with light green hair: Ultimate Universe comics (she is actually Betsy Ross in this series)

    Spider-Man

      Blue and red suit: Classic Spidey from the comics
      Black and white suit: Symbiote suit
      Black and green suit: Stealth suit from more recent comics
      Red and gold suit: Iron Spider suit from the comics

    Super Skrull

      Black and purple suit: Classic Super Skrull from the comics
      Black and gold suit: Another Skrull named Rl'Nnd
      Black and white suit: Ultimate Universe comics

    Taskmaster

      Blue suit with orange cape: Original outfit from the comics
      Blue suit with white cape: More current outfit in the comics
      Black suit is inspired: Taskmaster in the Udon comics series
      Orange suit: When he was part of the Frightful 4 in the comics

    Thor

      Black suit with silver buttons: Current Thor outfit in the comics
      Black suit with gold buttons and no sleeves: Beta Ray Bill comics
      White suit with silver buttons: Thor Girl in the comics

    Wolverine

      Yellow and blue suit: Classic Wolverine from the Astonishing X-Men (2004)
      Brown and yellow suit: Original Alpha Flight Wolverine
      Black and gray suit: X Force suit
      Blue and red suit: Age of Apocalypse Wolverine

    Zero

      Dark and light blue: Mega Man color scheme
      Black and orange: Bass color scheme
      Red and purple: Axl color scheme

  • Easy "Avengers Assemble!" achievement

    Win a match with Captain America, Iron Man, and Thor on your team in Arcade mode or Xbox Live to get the "Avengers Assemble!" achievement. To easily do this, play Arcade mode on the Very Easy difficulty.

  • Easy "Average Joe", "Brusin' Bruce", and "Charles In Charge" achievements

    Make a team with Iron Man, Deadpool, and M.O.D.O.K. Once you have three Hyper Combo bars, press LT to make all three characters do their Hyper Combo at once. Make sure the oppenent has almost a full bar of health so they do not die while doing it. You should get a 95-hit combo and get the "Average Joe", "Brusin' Bruce", and "Charles In Charge" achievements.

  • Easy "Back At 'Cha!" achievement

    To perform a Crossover Counter, call one of your teammates while blocking (LB or RB). You must have it set on Simple controls. This uses one Hyper Combo bar. Perform the Crossover Counter ten times to get the "Back At 'Cha!" achievement.

  • Easy "Badds To The Bone" achievement

    Win a match with Iron Man, M.O.D.O.K., and Rad Spencer on your team in Arcade mode or Xbox Live to get the "Badds To The Bone" achievement. To easily do this, play Arcade mode on the Very Easy difficulty.

  • Easy "Be Gone!" achievement

    Roll towards your opponent and press either LB or RB to do a Snap Back. If done correctly, the screen will turn orange and say "Snap Back" and switch to the player you selected. This uses one Hyper Combo bar. Perform the Snap Back ten times to get the "Be Gone!" achievement.

  • Easy "Comic Collector" achievement

    Successfully complete the game with all 36 characters, and lose to Galactus and do not continue to unlock all 37 endings in the Gallery and get the "Comic Collector" achievement.

  • Easy "Copy This!" achievement

    In an Xbox Live match, have one player with Spider-Man on their team and the other player with Taskmaster on their team. No matter who wins, you will both get the "Copy This!" achievement once the match is over.

  • Easy "Darkstalkers" achievement

    Win a match with Felicia, Hsein Ko, and Morrigan on your team in Arcade mode or Xbox Live to get the "Darkstalkers" achievement. To easily do this, play Arcade mode on the Very Easy difficulty.

  • Easy "Duty And Deus Ex Machina" achievement

    In an Xbox Live match, have one player with Captain America on their team and the other player with M.O.D.O.K. on their team. No matter who wins, you will both get the "Duty And Deus Ex Machina" achievement once the match is over.

  • Easy "Excelsior!" achievement

    To perform a Team Aerial Combo, you must switch characters in mid-air and keep the combo going. This is done by pressing A to launch the opponent, jumping, doing a combo, and then pressing Up + A. This may require practice. If done correctly, it will say "Team Aerial Combo". Perform the Team Aerial Combo ten times to get the "Excelsior!" achievement.

  • Easy "Fate Of The Satsui No Hadou" achievement

    In an Xbox Live match, have one player with Ryu on their team and the other player with Akuma on their team. No matter who wins, you will both get the "Fate Of the Satsui No Hadou" achievement once the match is over.

  • Easy "Fate Of Two Worlds" achievement

    In an Xbox Live match, have one player with Iron Man, The Hulk, and Wolverine on their team and the other player with Chris, Morrigan, and Ryu on their team. No matter who wins, you will both get the "Fate Of Two Worlds" achievement once the match is over.

  • Easy "Female Flyers" achievement

    Win a match with Morrigan, Phoenix, and Storm on your team in Arcade mode or Xbox Live to get the "Female Flyers" achievement. To easily do this, play Arcade mode on the Very Easy difficulty.

  • Easy "Galactic Smasher" achievement

    To perform a Crossover Combination Finish, use at least two character's Hyper Combo at the same time. Save up two or more Hyper Combo's, and when your opponent's health is low, press LT to perform a Crossover Combination Finish. Perform the Crossover Combination Finish 30 times to get the "Galactic Smasher" achievement.

  • Easy "Herculean Task" achievement

    Set the game to the Very Hard difficulty, 30 second time limit, and damage on highest. Select Taskmaster with Aim Master Assist, Chris Redfield with Gunshot Assist, and Dr. Doom with Plasma Beam Assist. Keep using the projectiles from the corner to win every match. When you reach Galactus, activate X-Factor, and perform a Hyper Crossover Combo to take away a decent amount of health. He will hit you before you are done. Then, fight him as you normally would.

  • Easy "Raccoon City Incident" achievement

    In an Xbox Live match, have one player with Chris on their team and the other player with Wesker on their team. No matter who wins, you will both get the "Raccoon City Incident" achievement once the match is over.

  • Easy "Turn The Tables" achievement

    To perform a Team Aerial Counter, press A when the other team is switching to a different character to perform a Team Aerial Combo and your screen flashes. Note: You must press the same directional button (Up + A, Down + A, Left + A, or Right + A) as your opponent (Left and Right is interchangeable) to do the Team Aerial Counter and get the "Turn The Tables" achievement.

  • Easy "Ultimate Nullifier" achievement

    To perform Advancing Guard, press X + Y while blocking. Successfully perform Advancing Guard 30 times to get the "Ultimate Nullifier" achievement.

  • Easy "Weapon X" achievement

    Win a match with Deadpool, Wolverine, and X-23 on your team in Arcade mode or Xbox Live to get the "Weapon X" achievement. To easily do this, play Arcade mode on the Very Easy difficulty.

  • Easy "Whose Side Are You On?" achievement

    In an Xbox Live match, have one player with Captain America on their team and the other player with Iron Man on their team. No matter who wins, you will both get the "Whose Side Are You On?" achievement once the match is over.

  • Easy "Wreak Havok" achievement

    To use X-Factor, press A + B + X + Y. Use X-Factor ten times to get the "Wreak Havok" achievement after the match is over.

  • Achievements

    Accomplish the indicated achievement to get the corresponding number of Gamerscore points:

      Passed the Field Test (20 points): Clear 160 missions in Mission mode.
      A New Avenger (40 points): Clear 320 missions in Mission mode.
      Welcome to Avengers Academy! (10 points): Clear 80 missions in Mission mode.
      Leading the Charge (30 points): Surpass the rank of Fighter.
      Combat Specialist (30 points): In Ranked Match, surpass the "1st" class rank, or fight someone who has.
      Comic Collector (50 points): Unlock all items in the Gallery.
      Back at 'Cha! (10 points): Perform 10 successful Crossover Counters. (Arcade/Xbox LIVE only)
      Excelsior! (10 points): Perform 10 Team Aerial Combos. (Arcade/Xbox LIVE only)
      Be Gone! (10 points): Perform 10 Snap Backs. (Arcade/Xbox LIVE only)
      Mega Buster (20 points): Use 1,000 Hyper Combo Gauge bars. (Arcade/Xbox LIVE only)
      Ultimate Nullifier (10 points): Perform 30 successful Advancing Guards. (Arcade/Xbox LIVE only)
      Playtime Is Over (10 points): Surpass the rank of Amateur.
      Herculean Task (30 points): Beat Arcade mode on the hardest difficulty.
      Saving My Quarters (20 points): Beat Arcade mode without using any continues.
      Waiting for the Trade (50 points): View all endings in Arcade mode.
      Master of Fate (50 points): Unlock all achievements.
      I Buy the Issues (10 points): View one ending in Arcade mode.
      World Warrior (10 points): Earn 5,000 Player Points (PP).
      Brusin' Bruce (20 points): Land an Incredible Combo. (Arcade/Xbox LIVE only)
      Charles in Charge (30 points): Land an Uncanny Combo. (Arcade/Xbox LIVE only)
      Average Joe (10 points): Land a Viewtiful Combo. (Arcade/Xbox LIVE only)
      Champion Edition Hero (30 points): Earn 30,000 Player Points (PP).
      Super Turbo Brawler (50 points): Earn 100,000 Player Points (PP).
      Big Bang Theory (30 points): Perform 30 Hyper Combo Finishes. (Arcade/Xbox LIVE only)
      Brave New World (10 points): Participate in any mode on Xbox LIVE.
      Steel Battalion (20 points): Block 100 times. (Arcade/Xbox LIVE only)
      Fate of the Satsui no Hadou (20 points): Decide who is the true master of the fist in a Xbox LIVE match.
      Copy This! (20 points): Put an end to this game of spider and fly in a Xbox LIVE match.
      Raccoon City Incident (20 points): Settle things between former S.T.A.R.S. members in a Xbox LIVE match.
      Passport to Beatdown Country (10 points): Fight in all of the stages.
      Need a Healing Factor (10 points): Win a match without blocking. (Arcade/Xbox LIVE only)
      School for the Gifted (15 points): Get a 5 game win streak in Ranked Match.
      A Hero Stands Alone (10 points): Win a match without calling your partners or switching out. (Arcade/Xbox LIVE only)
      Full Roster (40 points): Battle against all characters in a Xbox LIVE match.
      Who Will Answer the Call? (10 points): Participate in an 8 player Lobby on Xbox LIVE.
      Duty and Deus Ex Machina (20 points): Make a match on Xbox LIVE between a national hero and a killing machine a reality.
      One Step Ahead (30 points): Land 50 First Attacks in a match. (Arcade/Xbox LIVE only)
      Avengers Assemble! (15 points): Make a team composed of the Big 3 and win a match. (Arcade/Xbox LIVE only)
      Turn the Tables (10 points): Land a Team Aerial Counter in a match. (Arcade/Xbox LIVE only)
      Galactic Smasher (40 points): Perform 30 Crossover Combination Finishes. (Arcade/Xbox LIVE only)
      Wreak "Havok" (10 points): Use X-Factor in a match. (Arcade/Xbox LIVE only)
      Badds to the Bone (15 points): Make a team of three who have altered their bodies, and win a match. (Arcade/Xbox LIVE only)
      Whose Side Are You On? (20 points): Bring about an end to the Civil War in a Xbox LIVE match.
      Fate of Two Worlds (20 points): Make a match on Xbox LIVE between the marquee characters for this game a reality.
      Female Flyers (15 points): Make a team composed of women who can fly, and win a match. (Arcade/Xbox LIVE only)
      Darkstalkers (15 points): Make a team composed of those who dwell in the darkness, and win a match. (Arcade/Xbox LIVE only)
      Weapon X (15 points): Make a team composed of Weapon-X test subjects, and win a match. (Arcade/Xbox LIVE only)

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