There are six hidden characters in Marvel vs Capcom 3 that you can unlock by earning player points. You can earn player points by playing arcade mode, playing multiplayer mode, completing character challenges, or spending time in training mode.
Once you have accumulated the specified player points, you can unlock these hidden characters. You can use all these methods to accumulate player points or you can finish arcade mode more than once.
Marvel vs Capcom 3 Character Unlock Guide
You can unlock following hidden characters in Marvel vs Capcom 3 by accumulating the specified player points. For brief history of these characters and tips on how to play them, check our Marvel vs Capcom 3 Characters, Moves and Combos Guide.
You can unlock Akuma, once you have accumulated 2,000 Player Points. If you play the game on easy mode, you will be able to accumulate these points pretty quickly. You will need to finish arcade mode once to unlock Akuma.
You can unlock Sentinel once you have accumulated 8,000 Player Points (PP). Easiest way is to beat the arcade mode four times with different characters, accumulate 8000 points and unlock Taskmaster.
Both DLC characters will be available for purchase on March 15th.