This week’s the week! Marvel: Powers United VR is launching in just a few short days on July 26th, bringing some of the biggest comic book characters into VR for the first time. But developer Sanzaru Games won’t be stopping at launch; work on DLC has already begun.
Publisher Oculus confirmed as much on Reddit last week, stating that not only is the team working on DLC, but that it would be free too.
What Oculus didn’t say is what type of DLC was being worked on, though it didn’t rule out the possibility of new characters being added into the game. Powers United VR will launch with 18 playable heroes, including the likes of Spider-Man, Wolverine and Deadpool, but the roster is still missing some of Marvel’s biggest names including Iron Man, Daredevil and a whole heap of others. We’d love to see them get added to the game later down the line.
It’s also possible that DLC could bring us to new locations (Hell’s Kitchen, Atlantis and Latveria all come to mind) or add new villains (Doc Ock? Dr. Doom?).
Powers United is an Oculus Rift exclusive in which up to four players pick a hero each and then take part in missions that tour the Marvel universe. As you fight off armies of Ultron robots and Hydra soldiers you’ll also take on boss characters like Loki and Venom as you collect shards that will allow you to take on Thanos himself.
No word yet on when the DLC will launch but we’ll keep our eyes peeled.