Capcom has announced that Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds has shipped over 2 million copies worldwide. Read more about how the franchise was successfully marketed in this exclusive [a]list feature.

With an 11 year gap between the last entry in the Marvel vs. Capcom series, demand for a sequel was at an all-time high, and expectations were soaring. Capitalizing on the resurgence of the fighting game boom that began last year, Marvel vs. Capcom 3 was able to exceed its predecessor and ship 2 million units worldwide, read a statement by Capcom. Additionally, downloadable content in the form of new costumes and characters will be available over the PlayStation Network and Xbox Live Marketplace, which will further extend the game’ s appeal and drive sales further.