Pokémon Go developer Niantic has introduced its subsequent recreation, Marvel World of Heroes, one other cellular AR recreation deliberate to launch in 2023.
There had been numerous bulletins at D23 this previous weekend, which included a tease for Niantic’s subsequent recreation, one other AR recreation, this time bringing the Marvel Universe into the participant’s fingers. “In Marvel World of Heroes, gamers can create their very own distinctive Super Hero identification and origin story,” reads the trailer’s description. Players might want to patrol their neighbourhoods to foil crimes, full Super Hero missions, and thwart interdimensional threats.”
The description additionally notes that as gamers stage up, they’ll unlock tools and talents, and can have the ability to crew up with heroes like Spider-Man, Wolverine, and Captain America, the place they’re going to face off towards numerous villains with the intention to save the multiverse.
On Niantic’s web site, the sport’s lead designer Neil Melville and senior producer Lyza Faylona went into some extra particulars about what the sport can be like. Melville expressed pleasure for the character customisation, noting that there is lots of “lots of flexibility for gamers to precise totally different physique sorts, gender expressions, and outfit customisation.”
Faylona additionally famous that they beloved MMORPGs, and that they are excited to deliver that “to the actual world,” making it sound just like the AR recreation can be borrowing from the aforementioned style design-wise.
Players may even apparently have the ability to journey to “a number of alternate realities within the Marvel Multiverse to interact with totally different characters and tales in the identical location.”
Earlier this yr, Niantic layed off 8% of its employees, and cancelled 4 of its on the time upcoming initiatives, which included a Transformers recreation, a recreation often known as Hamlet, and two different unannounced titles often known as Blue and Snowball. And final yr it introduced the information that Harry Potter: Wizards Unite was being shut down. So the developer hasn’t managed to seek out as large a success as Pokémon Go simply but.