Marvel’s Midnight Suns, an upcoming tactical RPG from Civilization and XCOM developer Firaxis, finally has a release date and a new cinematic trailer.
In Midnight Suns, you’ll take control of a roster of customizable – and highly recognizable – superheroes from all over Marvel comics, including Captain America, Iron Man, Wolverine, Doctor Strange, Captain Marvel, Blade, Ghost Rider , Magik and Nico Minoru. Once you’ve chosen your character, you’ll fight an equally famous roster of supervillains to do what all good superheroes do – protect the innocent.
Announced in a new trailer that aired during Sumer Game Fest 2022, Marvel’s Midnight Suns will release on October 7th. It will come to PS5, Xbox Series X | S, PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC.
Check out the new cinematic trailer below and see which classic Marvel and X-Men characters you can spot.
The game itself will be similar to XCOM, offering you a team of powerful individual characters to move around a third-person map and defeat hostel squadrons in tactical turn-based combat. It will also include light RPG mechanics as you grow your squad, equip it with different skill-granting cards, and combine your skills to dispatch your enemies.
You’ll face off against various villains throughout the game – with Spider-Man’s Venom appearing in the trailer – to get to arch-nemesis Lilith, the mother of demons.
“We are thrilled to invite players to the darker, supernatural side of Marvel,” said Bill Rosemann, vice president and creative director of Marvel Games, in a press release. an incredibly unique and totally authentic Marvel experience that fans can enjoy this October!”
We can expect to hear more details and get a better look at the game in action closer to its release date.