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Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite Has Fixed Chun-Li's Face

One of the common complaints about Marvel vs Capcom: Infinite -- from a purely visual standpoint -- was that Chun-Li's face was less than sightly. The Chinese super-cop took a pretty huge step backward from her previous incarnations, but after being pelted with incessant criticisms about it, Capcom has finally fixed Chun-Li's face.

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Twitter user DBZanto compared the two images between the previously released trailer for Marvel vs Capcom: Infinite and the latest trailer that Capcom just released. We see that Chun-Li now has a face similar to how she's been visually depicted in past Street Fighter and other Marvel vs Capcom games.

As you can see, the image on the left was from the older build, where Chun-Li had a shorter nose, a slightly more rotund circumference, and barely-there eyebrows. Her eyes were also more circular in the older build of the game. For the newer build you can see that her face definitely closely resembles how she typically looks in most Street Fighter games.

The funny thing about it is that the newest trailer for Marvel vs Capcom: Infinite that Capcom released showcased four more characters in action from the roster, including Ghost Rider, Dormammu, Jedah and Firebrand. The characters each showcase their skills and abilities in the trailer, with Ghost Rider getting a rather impressive re-introduction into the game. Obviously he's been mirrored after the more recent cinematic incarnations of the character.

However, few people are talking about the new characters, or the fact that the in-game story for Marvel vs Capcom: Infinite teases yet another Civil War-style arc between Captain America and Iron Man, the latter of whom seems to be thoroughly designed to mimic the mannerisms and vocal characteristics of Robert Downey Jr. Why the tease of the break-up between Captain America and Tony Stark? Well, the Cap wants to free Thanos in order to defeat Ultron Sigma, but Iron Man is against it.

None of that matters so long as Chun-Li's face has been fixed.

Previous to the new and improved face, a couple of weeks ago, Capcom acknowledged that Chun-Li's face would be fixed in the retail version of the game via a day-1 patch. So, the face you see above on the right will need to be added in via a day-1 patch, since the fix came after the original certified build, according to Capcom.

This was addressed after some game journalists explicitly brought this to the attention of a Capcom producer back at the end of June, and producer Michael Evans mentioned that the team would look into fixing Chun-Li's face.

It was a common complaint amongst a lot of gamers, in addition to a few other major concerns, including the game's rather bland art-style, which some feel is a step back from the moving-comic-book art-style that was used in Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3. But, at least we finally have a better look for Chun-Li's face.

Will Usher

Staff Writer at CinemaBlend.