Marvel’s Midnight Sun was announced today at Gamescom 2021 Opening Night Live. Developed by Firaxis, Midnight sun will be a strategy game where players will take on the role of a newly created character named The Hunter. It is revealed that the character was created for this game by Firaxis with Marvel’s approval.
The Hunter will be a fully customizable character who will fight alongside iconic Marvel characters. Some of the characters revealed in the trailer are Wolverine, Doctor Strange, Ironman, The Gloom, Robert Reyes Ghost Rider and Blade.
The trailer showed various Marvel characters resurrecting The Hunter, who they needed to help fight off their mother, Lilith, the Mother of Evil. Midnight sun There will also be an emphasis on character relationships. The characters you bring to battle and the people you talk to in the game will shape the relationship you will have with them.
The trailer also shows iconic Marvel characters wearing costumes with magical runes on them. This could be a nod to the Original Sins comic crossover event from 2014. The title for the game itself, Midnight sun, is a reference to a group of magical heroes in the Marvel Universe.
Midnight sun is being developed by Firaxis, a company best known for the iconic XCOM tactical series. The trailer doesn’t showcase any gameplay content, but players can expect something similar to XCOM games. During the Opening Night Live event for Gamescom, it was announced that a gameplay trailer would be released on September 1.
Marvel’s Midnight Sun will be released on March 22nd.