Games like this make it seem like Capcom has a lot of enemies. Everybody wants to fight them.A lengthy series of Massive Multiplayer Crossover games (mainly Fighting Games), all of which feature Capcom and another company (Hence the "Whatever" in this page's title).It's composed of several crossover series, which are listed chronologically:
Psikyo:Certainly the most obscure of the lot, Taisen Net Gimmick: Capcom & Psikyo All Stars is a Mahjong game for the Dreamcast developed by Psikyo, a now-defunct arcade developer of vertical Shoot 'Em Ups and pornographic Mahjong games. Not much else is known about it.Data East published Fighter's History, a clone of Street Fighter with Serial Numbers Filed Off. Capcom sued for copyright infringement, but a California judge ruled in favor of Data East on grounds that the copied elements were scène à faire, or commonplace elements in the genre, and thus not subject to copyright. (Fighter's Destiny never crossed over with anything by Capcom, but it did cross over with Capcom's rival SNK in the Japanese cell phone game Garou Densetsu vs. Fighter's History Dynamite.)Xbox 360 to be revealed on the release date of said game, with the teaser banner "Capcom x Microsoft." The game turned out to be a 360 port of Monster Hunter Frontier, thus irrelevant to this page...... but Capcom immediately followed that announcement with the news of an actual Capcom x Microsoft crossover: Marcus Fenix and Dominic Santiago* will be appearing in Lost Planet 2 (add to that the fact that Wesker is a Pre-Order Bonus skin and... yeah). Watch the announcement trailer here. (And for extra laughs, compare the premise of that trailer with the premise of Ryu's Tatsunoko vs. Capcom ending. Apparently, "Ryu" and "Gears of War protagonists" are interchangeable terms.)PlayStation 3 version of Lost Planet 2 let you play as Helghan troopers from Killzone.Then, of course, there's Cole McGrath making an appearance in the PS3 and PlayStation Vita versions of Street Fighter X Tekken making that game a triple crossover of sorts.Lastly, Dante (in his DmC incarnation) appeared in PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale. Technically, because of the game's other guest characters, this is a crossover not just Sony, but also with Namco, Konami (see also below), Take-Two Interactive (via the Big Daddy) and EA (via Isaac Clarke).Boktai game and the fifth installment of the Mega Man Battle Network series, Capcom and Konami began cross-promoting both series by including hidden features that require players to exchange data from Boktai 2 into Battle Network 5 and vice-versa. However, Boktai 3 was never released outside Japan due to the low sales of the first two installments and all connectivity with the game was removed for the overseas versions of Battle Network 6. Likewise, Konami choose not to keep the Mega Man Star Force connectivity with Lunar Knights, the overseas version of Boktai DS.Metal Gear Solid Peace Walker features a Monster Hunter area among its ludicrous amount of Product Placement. Yeah, you get to hunt down monsters as Big Boss. With guns. In return, Monster Hunter Portable 3rd features a DLC quest which allows players to farm for Big Boss's battle armor as it appears in Peace Walker, including a Snake face mask. Wearing the entire set changes the player's voice into Snake's and also changes various sound effects into Metal Gear sound effects, including the well-known "!" Scare Chord.Professor Layton vs. Gyakuten Saiban. It'll feature a combination of puzzles and trials as Phoenix Wright and Maya team up with Professor Layton and Luke in investigating a medieval-esque setting. The keyword to this game is Witch Trial, as the characters solve the mystery of a girl who is accused of being a witch, and the motives of the Story Teller, the main villain of the game. Shu Takumi, the original creator of the Ace Attorney series, is writing the script for the new title. It's set to be released on the Nintendo 3DS handheld.
Louis Cha novels, Cyborg 009, Detroit Metal City, and Metal Heroes at the same time:Yes, this actually happened. In 2008 Capcom made a Japan-only PC game called Street Fighter Online: Mouse Generation, which sadly got discontinued in 2009. Among the regular Street Fighter fare, it also featured characters from Rival Schools, Cyborg 009, and several Louis Cha novels, as well as Gavan and Johannes Krauser II.They really do accept all challengers. Unless they come from Mortal Kombat (the higher ups apparently aren't too fond of the idea of Scorpion ripping off Ryu's head and whatnot).