Nintendo have announced that the first DLC Expansion for Team Ninja’s Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order is arriving this September. It is known as “Expansion 1: Curse of the Vampie”, which will feature four new Marvel Knights characters.
The characters in question are Blade, Moon Knight, Punisher and Morbius. Along with these four new character additions, you will have access to an all new Gauntlet Mode which will offer a variety of co-op missions to play through.
The new DLC Expansion is set to arrive September 30th worldwide exclusively for Nintendo Switch. Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order is out now on the Nintendo Switch!
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We have known for a while now that Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 was going to receive post release DLC support with it’s Expansion Pass. Though to what is a very nice surprise we are also starting to see free content updates arriving as well. As of the launch of the game (19th July worldwide), Loki is now a free addition to the already large Marvel cast list.
It has also been confirmed that more characters are in the pipeline to arrive as free DLC, with now confirmed X-men stars Cyclops and Colossus as the first to arrive on August 30th worldwide.
The first Expansion Pass pack “Marvel Knights” is planned to arrive sometime during Fall 2019. Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order is out now exclusively for the Nintendo Switch.
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Last week was E3 2019, and Nintendo were not shy showing off a ton of content for two high profile games they are working on with KOEI Tecmo. Two games were shown in particular, both titles releasing this July. Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order and Fire Emblem: Three Houses, that got new trailers and Nintendo Treehouse Live got knee deep in both of the games’ mechanics.
You can view all of the Nintendo Treehouse Live gameplay below:
It’s safe to say both games are looking like a whole lot of fun, and there is not long to wait for them either!
Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order releases July 19th while Fire Emblem: Three Houses launches July 26th, both exclusive to Nintendo Switch.
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During Nintendo’s E3 2019 Direct yesterday, they showed off some new features to upcoming collaboration with Team Ninja Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order. Along with showing some cool gameplay segments, some story cutscenes and other flashy stuff you come to expect from Team Ninja, at the end an Expansion Pass was announced for the title.
The Expansion Pass though looks to be in a very similar vein to how Hyrule Warriors and Fire Emblem Warriors treated theirs. A modest fee for three big content packs, in this case focusing on Marvel Knights, X-Men and Fantastic Four.
Below you can read what the Expansion Pass contents will include:
Expand your adventure and roster of playable characters in the Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order game with the paid Expansion Pass, which grants access to three exclusive DLC packs that will become available as they release one at a time after the game’s launch and will not be available for individual purchase.
DLC packs will contain new content such as playable characters, modes, and additional story.
Includes content from popular franchises, like the Fantastic Four, the X-Men, and the Marvel Knights.
First DLC pack will be available in Fall 2019.
Purchasers of the Expansion Pass to receive an in-game alternative-color chef outfit for Deadpool at game launch..
The DLC itself will start to roll out this Fall with it’s first pack; Marvel Knights. You can check out the full trailer from the Nintendo Direct below:
Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order releases July 19th exclusively for Nintendo Switch worldwide.
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As we announced earlier in the month GameInformer are featuring a lot of exclusive content about Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 over the coming month. Since then we now have a beefy gameplay reveal of the title (totalling seven minutes) for you all to have a gander at! You can view the full video at the bottom.
For those who want more information on the game, Nintendo also have a gratuitous description of the title, which you can read here:
The Marvel Ultimate Alliance series returns for the first time in 10 years—with a new action RPG—exclusively on the Nintendo Switch system!
Assemble your ultimate team of Marvel Super Heroes from a huge cast including the Avengers, the Guardians of the Galaxy, the X-Men, and more! Team up with friends to prevent galactic devastation at the hands of the mad cosmic tyrant Thanos and his ruthless warmasters, The Black Order.
In this new storyline, heroes and villains unite in a race across the Marvel Universe to find the Infinity Stones before Thanos and The Black Order use them to unleash cosmic chaos. From Avengers Tower to the X-Mansion and beyond, every stop on the dangerous quest to thwart Thanos results in unexpected collisions of fan-favourite characters and iconic locations. Get closer to the action by shifting the view to an over-the-shoulder “Heroic Camera” perspective—a series first that offers a more immersive way to play single-player or multiplayer on up to four systems. Play online, offline via local wireless, or simply pass a Joy-Con controller to a friend, so they can join your team. With another pair of Joy-Con controllers (sold separately), four players can team up on one system! The drop-in/drop-out co-op possibilities let players create their own “Ultimate Alliance” at will.
–Marvel Dream Teams – Assemble your dream team of Super Heroes from the Marvel Universe, each with their unique superpowers.
–New Heroes – The Guardians of the Galaxy, Falcon, Scarlet Witch and more join the “Ultimate Alliance” for the first time.
–Original Story – Super Heroes and Super Villains battle Thanos and The Black Order across the Marvel Universe in this new original story.
–Local and Online Multiplayer – The game can be played offline or online* with up to 4 players on a single screen or using multiple systems.
–Heroic Camera – In addition to the series’ traditional perspective, players can also select a dynamic, zoomed-in view, allowing for a more immersive play style for single-player or multiplayer when using multiple systems.
–Multiple ways to play – Play with the Joy-Con controllers or the Nintendo Switch Pro Controller (sold separately).
Here is the gameplay video:
Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order will be releasing July 19th worldwide exclusively for the Nintendo Switch.
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We are getting ever closer to Disney/Marvel, Nintendo and KOEI Tecmo/Team Ninja’s joint collaborative effort, Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order release date, and now GameInformer is heavily featuring the title as June 2019’s cover story for their magazine.
Along with this news, more information about the game has been revealed by them, such as an exclusive first reveal of Hawkeye and Ms. Marvel. More exclusive content is also planned to be revealed during June from them.
You can read GameInformer’s official press release below:
More than a decade ago, the X-Men Legends and Marvel Ultimate Alliance games lit up our gaming screens, fulfilling the fantasies of comic book fans everywhere with the chance to build our own superhero teams and beat down the bad guys in rollicking action/RPG adventures. Then, like they were snapped out of existence, the series disappeared.
Now an unexpected partnership between Marvel Games, Nintendo, and Koei Tecmo / Team Ninja is bringing Ultimate Alliance back to life. The new Switch exclusive releases on July 19, and we had the opportunity to visit Nintendo’s North American headquarters and experience the game for ourselves. We got exclusive hands-on access with a bevy of heroes, saw some brand-new playable characters, and spoke with all the involved teams about how this unlikely team-up came to be. If you’re riding high on the Marvel excitement train the way we are, you won’t want to miss our exclusive look at the game, which headlines the new June issue of Game Informer.
As well as the above information, more content to be released in June, there is also a coverage trailer which you can view below:
Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order releases on July 19th exclusively for the Nintendo Switch.
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Back at last year’s The Game Awards, Nintendo snuck out a surprise that nobody was expecting. Revealed was Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order coming exclusively to the Nintendo Switch, being co-developed by KOEI Tecmo and Team Ninja.
Now that Summer is getting ever closer, we now have an official release date for when the game will be coming out! The game itself will launch July 19th worldwide in both physical and digital forms. Enjoy some Marvel Superhero co-op fun anytime anywhere!
You can find the full information of the game via Nintendo below:
In the Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order game, you’ll assemble your ultimate team of Marvel Super Heroes from a huge cast, including the Avengers, Guardians of the Galaxy and X-Men, among many others.
While iconic characters like Iron Man, Wolverine, Spider-Man, Hulk and Captain America are back, newly announced heroes like Black Panther, Deadpool, Spider-Gwen and Doctor Strange also join the action, each with individual abilities or special moves.
In this new story, Super Heroes unite in a race across iconic locations in the Marvel Universe to find the Infinity Stones before Thanos and The Black Order use them to unleash cosmic chaos. Up to four people can play together in local* or online** co-op, with the ability to drop in and out at any time.
“Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order brings gamers and Marvel fans together in a new action RPG exclusive to Nintendo Switch,” said Nick Chavez, Nintendo of America’s Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “With a huge cast of Super Heroes to choose from, assembling your ultimate team, strategically combining skills to unleash powerful attacks and preventing galactic devastation with friends has never been more fun or immersive.”
“Teaming up with Nintendo to bring Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order to the Nintendo Switch system elevates the Marvel Ultimate Alliance series to even greater heights,” said Jay Ong, Executive Vice President at Marvel Entertainment. “With the ability to play at home or on the go, solo, co-op and online with friends, Marvel fans can save the world from Thanos and high stakes threats in any way they like, anytime, anywhere.”
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Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order was a surprise announcement in last year’s Game Awards, and with Nintendo’s recent direct we now have more clear details on the title along with a new trailer showing off the Cosmic Protector Captain Marvel!
First off, the game has now been scheduled to hit the Summer 2019 launch window, which is Q2 for all you Quarter guys out there. As well as a release window opened, we also now know that Nintendo is more involved in the title than what was initially believed. Be it via funding or full on developmental resources, this is looking to be a locked exclusive for the Nintendo Switch.
Now for the new trailer, which you can check out below:
Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order will be launching exclusively for Nintendo Switch this Summer!
What are your thoughts on this new title from Team Ninja and Nintendo? Are you excited to pick it up this Summer? Let us know in those comments!