It’s been ten long years, but Marvel game fans will finally be getting Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order. The arcade-y action game seems to be sticking true to its roots, and we have all you need to know about the upcoming title. Learn more about Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order, from release date to playable characters and more, below!
What is Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3?
Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 is the latest game in the Ultimate Alliance series, which hasn’t seen an entry since 2009. The action RPG series gives you tons of heroes to play as and level up as you try to… well, stop the bad guys.
The game’s full name is Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order, which gets a little unwieldy to type but gives you a better idea of the story. Ultimate Alliance 3 has you taking on Thanos and the Black Order to try and get the Infinity Stones before they do. We don’t want a repeat of Infinity War, after all.
When is Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3’s Release Date?
Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 will be releasing this summer–July 19, 2019 to be exact. Just in time for you to gather some buddies and bust up some bad guys while getting away from the summer heat!
What Consoles is Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 Releasing On?
Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 will be releasing exclusively for the Nintendo Switch.
Who Can You Play As in Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3?
Since Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 pulls mostly from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, most of the characters you’ll see are from the Marvel movies. However, you’ll still see some of the more popular X-Men, as well as some other characters that mainly exist in the comics. Also, while each character with have relatively similar basic combos, each one will have their own special skills, making it worth trying each character out!
Here are all of the confirmed heroes so far:
- Black Panther
- Black Widow
- Captain America
- Captain Marvel
- Crystal and Lockjaw
- Doctor Strange
- Groot and Rocket
- Human Torch
- Iron Fist
- Iron Man
- Ms. Marvel
- Scarlet Witch
- Spider-Man (Peter version)
- Spider-Man (Miles version)
Also, a number of villains have been confirmed, but it’s not known if you can play as them yet.
How Does Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3’s Multiplayer Work?
The Ultimate Alliance games are best played with friends, and Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 delivers! Up to four players can team up in co-op, whether that be online or locally. If playing locally, each player can use a single Joy-Con to play, if needed, making it easier to have enough controllers for everyone.
What Else Do I Need to Know About Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3?
There are different ways to customize your heroes and squad – As your heroes level up, they’ll learn new moves. Additionally, you can equip ISO-8 pieces to change attributes, loot drops, and so on.
Infinity Trials will give you and friends more chances to grind – Infinity Trials are challenges that aren’t connected to the main story. Complete special conditions and you’ll ear more experience and items!