The images in question were first shared to Reddit, ResetERA, and other online communities where they quickly began circulating and gaining traction online. An album on Imgur contained both of the images that showed Venom both in the fighter select screen and in a game. Venom was known to be a DLC character that would be released sometime soon, but now that we’ve seen him actually in the game, it’s even more likely that an official reveal will be coming soon.
However, Venom’s look in Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite might be a bit different than some would expect. It certainly seemed that way judging from the comments on Reddit and other forums where the images were shared with many saying that they expected a bigger version of Venom to be playable in the game. Several speculated that he looks much more like Anti-Venom, but the consensus there until it’s officially revealed is that the images
In the first image that was
Lemme know when you see it pic.twitter.com/M4ZYJOHR9p— Invited|Higher Fix ?™ (@MechaMacGyver) November 14, 2017
While the images
That connection led to other discussions on whether the competitive player had access to a different build of the game from others, something that didn’t sit well with those who were concerned with the integrity of tournaments and other competitions. But the leak and the source have yet to be confirmed, so there’ll be plenty of aspects of the leak to continue talking about once more information is found to be true.