Marvel Rivals is a new hero shooter that’s coming to PC

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Marvel fans may want to get ready for this as NetEase Games and Marvel Games revealed Marvel Rivals, an upcoming hero shooter that will be released on PC.

Yes, since this is a hero shooter, you can think of it like Overwatch but with Marvel heroes (and villains). Of course, that’s not to say that it’s a pure Overwatch clone. That’s because it promises some unique skills for heroes, coupled with the fact that it features third-person shooter gameplay.

To give you a better idea of what to expect, check out the game’s announcement trailer here:


Along with the game’s trailer, NetEase Games shared new details on Marvel Rivals:

A Deep and Varied Marvel Roster: Choose from a vast array of fan-favorite and cult-classic Marvel Super Heroes and Super Villains from across the Avengers, Guardians of the Galaxy, X-Men, and many more from across the Marvel Multiverse. With the Alpha Test in May, players will have access to more than a dozen playable Super Heroes and Super Villains, including iconic characters such as Black Panther, Spider-Man, Magneto, and Magik.

Fast and Fun 6v6 Action with Ever-Changing Game Dynamics: With intricate environments, fast-paced gameplay, and ever-changing battlefields, there’s never a dull moment in Marvel Rivals! Battle as Super Heroes and Super Villains with incredible abilities and combine your powers to bring unexpected fun to the battlefield in a matter of seconds.

Dynamic Hero Synergy: Coordinate unique combinations between characters to ignite surprising Team-Up Skills! Unleash the synergy of combined superpowers and invent new tactics that can turn the tide of combat. Ride on Groot’s back as Rocket Raccoon to take on your enemies as a dangerous duo, unleash Gamma energy as Hulk to charge Iron Man’s armor for massive damage, and so much more!

Creative Environment Destruction: Tear your way through iconic Marvel worlds across destructible environments! From Asgard to the Tokyo of 2099, use superpowers to alter these environments, reshape the terrain, and craft a strategic advantage on the battlefield! Take cover to dodge attacks or use makeshift weapons to strike down enemies. Players will find countless ways to utilize the environment to claim victory!

Continually Evolving Universe and Robust Post-Launch Updates: The Marvel Multiverse brings infinite possibilities! Each seasonal drop will introduce new Super Heroes to the battlefield along with challenging and diverse maps! Unlock new content to implement across various gameplay strategies while experiencing thrilling action and endless possibilities in these adventurous team battles!

As for its story, the game will feature a face-off between Doctor Doom and his future counterpart from 2099. Yes, this means the game’s story will feature some multiversal shenanigans where heroes and villains from across the multiverse must team up or face-off to defeat both Doctor Dooms.

Marvel Rivals is set to be released on PC, though there’s no word yet on a specific release date. What we do know is that NetEase and Marvel Games plan to hold an Alpha test in May.

For more info, visit the official website.

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