Ahead of its worldwide launch tomorrow, Marvel and Nintendo have revealed additional playable characters and expansion pass details for Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order. These announcements debuted at the Marvel Games panel at San Diego Comic-Con.
While the character has already appeared in previous updates, Marvel confirmed that Loki will be available to play from day one. Additionally, Cyclops and Colossus from X-Men will be added to the game as a free update to all on August 30.
As for the game's $19.99 Expansion Pass, it will come as three separate packs featuring: the Fantastic Four, X-Men and Marvel Knights. The first such paid pack - Marvel Knights - is set to release in Fall and adds Moon Knight, Blade, Punisher and Morbius to the roster.
Find the press release in full below.
On the Eve of Launch, Marvel Games Comic-Con Panel Shares New Details about MARVEL ULTIMATE ALLIANCE 3: The Black Order
REDMOND, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- For the first time in the series, Loki joins the alliance as a playable character in the MARVEL ULTIMATE ALLIANCE 3: The Black Order game, according to information revealed at the Marvel Games panel at San Diego Comic-Con today. The game also will be getting free updates, as well as a series of paid DLC packs. These revelations were made just hours before the July 19 launch of the Nintendo Switch game.
The panel announced that new playable characters Cyclops and Colossus would arrive as part of a free update to the game on Aug. 30, followed by a series of alternate outfits for all of the playable characters in the game after launch through Q1 of 2020.
With the paid Expansion Pass for $19.99, players get access to three exclusive DLC packs as they release. These packs, which won’t be available for individual purchase, will include story content and playable characters from popular franchises like the Fantastic Four, X-Men and Marvel Knights. The first paid DLC pack is due to arrive sometime this fall and will add Moon Knight, Blade, Punisher and Morbius to the playable roster of characters. Details about the two additional paid DLC packs will be announced in the future.
MARVEL ULTIMATE ALLIANCE 3: The Black Order involves a huge cast of Marvel Super Heroes that includes Spider-Man, Captain Marvel, Iron Man, Captain America, the Avengers, Guardians of the Galaxy and X-Men, to name just a few. Players can team up with friends* to prevent galactic devastation at the hands of the mad cosmic tyrant Thanos and his ruthless warmasters, The Black Order.