|Engine||Unreal Engine 4|
Nintendo vs. Capcom: Legends features 2v2 battles, similar to the Marvel vs. Capcom games, the game also mixes the Super Smash Bros style, featuring Meteor Smash and Smash Attacks. Players can choose between Capcom Style and Smash Style. On the ground the game become similar to Vs Capcom gameplay, however characters have 4 moves in the air similar to Super Smash Bros gameplay. Like in past Versus games, characters can recovery damage after a tag.
- X: Heavy punch
- Y: Light punch
- A: Heavy kick
- B: Light kick
- Forward + LP + HK: Side Smash Attack
- Up + HP + LK: Up Smash Attack
- Down + LK + HK: Down Smash Attack
- R: Tag
- Down + R: Assist Attack
The Smash Style features Smash Bros commands and a exclusive roll system. This system features 1 buttom for regular attacks and 1 for Special Moves. Players can use roll to escape from projectiles and attacks, but every time the invisible frames will be reduced.
If the player executes the Meteor Smash, the opponent will bounce on the ground to the air, to start a tag team combo, players can also tech on the ground to avoid air combos. In the air, press Foward + HP or HK to use the meteor smash.
Besides the 2v2 system, players can choose a special partner to aid for your team, either offensively or defensively. Each helper character has a limited number of "Assist Me!" per battle.
The cards are represented by colors, each color defines the style of the assist.
R + L to summon a helper.
- Blue: Those helpers are damage characters, who attacks and help to create combos.
- Green: Those helpers are more defensively, who support with healing or shielding.
NvCL features a tradicional Arcade Mode. This mode features 8 stages constituted by regular battles, bonus stages, sub-bosses and the final boss. Players can unlock a special ending for the characters after the final battle.
The stage 4 of Arcade Mode features two bonus stages, Barrel Stage and Car stage, each with the same method. The player will destroy 8 barrels or the entire car.
The player battles a opponents in an attempt to win as many fights possible. They can equip characters before the match with points (Just like in Street Fighter V). The character's heath meter will stay the same after a battle. However, the player can use points to restore heath before a match.
Winning awards the player with new costumes for the characters.
|Stage||Secondary Area||Cinematic Knockout zones|
|N/A||T-Rex attacks the opponent (Screen KO).|
|Inside Bowser's Castle||
Bowser's Castle: The character will fall into the lava.
Inside Bowser's Castle: Bowser Statue will punch the character into the screen (Screen KO).
Mine Cart Carnage
|N/A||Krash appears and attacks the character with a club.|
|Main Sector||Main Sector: Brug Mass attacks with two long tentacles and throws the character into the screen (Screen KO).|
|N/A||The light fixture will fall on the character's head.|
Air Force Base
Red Grave City
|N/A||Nico's van will appear and run over the opponent.|
Toy Uncle Supershop
|Moon's Donut||Nemesis grabs the character and throws up to the sky.|