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Marvel’s Midnight Suns: Release date, platforms, everything we know

Published: 10/Jun/2022 10:50 Updated: 10/Jun/2022 11:00

by Titas Khan

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After a huge period of anticipation and waiting, there is finally some new information regarding Marvel’s Midnight Suns, and here’s everything that you need to know about it.

Developed by Firaxis Games in collaboration with the comic book franchise, Marvel’s Midnight Suns presents a tactical RPG that is set in the darker side of the canonical universe. While the game was originally meant to launch in the second half of 2022, we finally have a release date on our hands.

On top of that, the developers have also confirmed which platforms the game will be available for you to play on. With that being said, let’s dive in and check out everything that was recently revealed about the upcoming RPG, which includes some of our favorite superheroes from Marvel comics.

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the wolverine in marvel's midnight suns
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Play as the Wolverine in Marvel’s Midnight Suns.

Marvel’s Midnight Suns release date

After months of anticipation, Marvel’s Midnight Suns is now finally available for pre-ordering along with a confirmed release date — the upcoming RPG will be released on October 7, 2022. Although there are still a few months to go before the game arrives, you can choose to pre-order the title right now if you want to.

Additionally, the developers have also confirmed that the game will have four different editions, each of which will feature a respective tier of rewards when you purchase a specific edition.

Marvel’s Midnight Suns games editions

Here are the four different editions of the game that you can pre-order, along with the in-game benefits they will grant you are:

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Game edition Perks and benefits received
Standard Edition Base game
Enhanced Edition 5 premium cosmetic skins and a next-gen optimized version of the game for next-gen consoles
Digital+ Edition 11 premium cosmetic skins and a next-gen optimized version of the game for next-gen consoles
Legendary Edition 23 premium cosmetic skins, a next-gen optimized version of the game for next-gen consoles, and access to the post-launch Season Pass
doctor strange in marvel's midnight suns
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Doctor Strange is all set to reveal his darker side in Marvel’s Midnight Suns’ dark setting.

Platforms

Here’s a list of all the platforms and consoles you can play Marvel’s Midnight Suns on:

  • PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5
  • Xbox Series X|S
  • Xbox One
  • PC (Steam and Epic Games Store)

Apart from these, the game will also be coming to the Nintendo Switch platform. However, there is no confirmed date or time period as to when that might happen. Having said that, if you’re using any of the aforementioned platforms and are waiting eagerly for Marvel’s Midnight Suns, you might want to consider pre-ordering the game.

An image of Captain American, Iron Man, Captain Marvel and Doctor Strange from Marvel's Midnight Suns Team up with a multitude of heroes in Marvel’s Midnight Suns.

Gameplay

Marvel’s Midnight Suns is a tactical strategy RPG that features turn-based combat. At the beginning of every encounter, players will be issued with a deck of cards tailored to the team of heroes they’ve brought on each mission. They’ll need to creatively use these cards to deal damage, use skills, and unleash hero move ultimate attacks in order to win battles.

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The game’s protagonist, known as The Hunter, is a fully customizable character who will be teaming up with an array of Superheroes from the Marvel universe during the course of the game.

The core gameplay loop will be split between taking on missions and spending time at the in-game hub, The Abbey, where players will be able to explore, upgrade gear and get to know their superhero partners.


So there you have it – that’s everything there is to know about the upcoming Marvel strategy title. For more on upcoming releases, be sure to check out our release pages for the following.

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