Last week Sanzaru Games released a series of updates for its upcoming co-op action title Marvel Powers United VR, with new villains, locations and heroes announced. If you thought there couldn’t be any more then you’d be wrong, two more villains have now been named; Magneto and Dormammu.
From the world of the X-Men, Magneto often seems to flit between being a villain and doing the right thing when dealing with the morally incorruptible Professor X. Known as “The Master of Magnetism”, Magneto commands forces of magnetism and metal, manipulating them to his will. As young Max Eisenhardt, he experienced unspeakable atrocities in the concentration camps of World War II and witnessed first-hand the violence and darkness humans could unleash on those they perceived as different.
Dormammu on the other hand is a different beast entirely. Ruling the Dark Dimension, Dormammu is an entity composed of pure mystical energy. Always seeking to increase his power, he looks for worlds to conquer and influence. Dormammu targeted Earth and in doing so was confronted and defeated by Doctor Strange, Earth’s Sorcerer Supreme and defender against supernatural threats. Driven to mad fury by this defeat, Dormammu has sworn revenge against Strange and his allies, determined to finish his claim on Earth and what is rightfully his to conquer.
Just like the other villains including Venom and Ultron, Magneto and Dormammu are expected to be bosses in the Oculus Rift exclusive videogame.
To fight them players will have ten heroes to choose from: Hawkeye, Black Widow, Black Panther, Captain Marvel, The Hulk, Rocket Racoon, Deadpool, Black Bolt, Crystal and Thor. Playing as your favourite character you’ll need to use their special abilities and explosive combos to build up your hero’s combo meter to power up an epic super ability.
Sanzaru Games will be launching Marvel Powers United VR on 26th July, 2018, priced at $39.99 USD/£29.99 GBP. The title is already available for pre-order on Oculus Rift via the Oculus Store. Check out VRFocus’ preview of Marvel Powers United VR for some early hands-on thoughts, and as further details are released, VRFocus will keep you updated.