On the Eve of Launch, Marvel Games Comic-Con Panel Shares New Details about MARVEL ULTIMATE ALLIANCE 3: The Black Order (official PR)

A full rundown of the event from Nintendo

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.

For more information about MARVEL ULTIMATE ALLIANCE 3: The Black Order, visit https://marvelultimatealliance3.nintendo.com.

*Additional accessories may be required for multiplayer mode; sold separately.


I was excited to pick this up tomorrow and this is the first I've heard about paid DLC. Way less excited now.

because more characters on top of a complete game is a bad thing. there's already so much content as it is.

Thu Jul 18 19 08:33pm
Rating: 1

As long as they add enough new story content things should be looking good, I wish they'd add in more free character updates, but at least they aren't selling us content already in game like I initially feared.

I didn't expect any free content so the fact we're getting some in addition to the paid content is great.

Thu Jul 18 19 08:42pm
Rating: 1

It's very good, overall this Expansion pass is looking healthy, here's hoping it actually turns out that way.

"Details about the two additional paid DLC packs will be announced in the future."

Gee, I wonder what four characters we will get in the Fantastic Four pack!

Dr. Doom, Franklin Richards, Silver Surfer, and Namor. Obviously.


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