Warner Bros. is combining its respective IPs and getting into the multiplayer platform brawler business as it looks to take on Super Smash Bros. and Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl with the new free-to-play title MultiVersus, which promises to deliver team-based 2 vs. 2 battles featuring an ever-expanding cast of iconic characters and legendary universes.
MultiVersus will feature a packed roster, along with an all-star cast of talent lending their voices to the game, including Kevin Conroy (Batman: The Animated Series) as Batman, George Newbern (Justice League vs. the Fatal Five) as Superman, Abby Trott (Carmen Sandiego) as Wonder Woman, Tara Strong (Batman: Arkham) as Harley Quinn, Matthew Lillard (Scooby-Doo) as Shaggy, Eric Bauza (Looney Tunes Cartoons) as Bugs Bunny and Tom and Jerry, Maisie Williams (Game of Thrones) as Arya Stark, John DiMaggio (Adventure Time) as Jake the Dog, Jeremy Shada (Adventure Time) as Finn the Human, Daniel DiVenere (Spirit Riding Free) as Steven Universe, Estelle (Steven Universe) as Garnet and Andrew Frankel (Jellystone) as Reindog.
Here’s a selection of screenshots, plus the official first look reveal…
“With MultiVersus we are creating a distinct competitive game that allows us to combine a deep roster of celebrated WarnerMedia franchises for gamers to enjoy,” said David Haddad, President, Warner Bros. Games. “We are partnering with the talented team at Player First Games to bring together a free-to-play, online platform fighter with a wealth of iconic characters that fans know and love, from Wonder Woman and Bugs Bunny to Shaggy and Arya from Game of Thrones. And this is just the beginning, as we are excited to support upcoming seasons and ongoing game content.”
“MultiVersus is a dream project for our team at Player First Games, and we’re excited to officially reveal the game,” added Tony Huynh, Co-Founder & Game Director, Player First Games. “We’ve built MultiVersus from the ground up to be a cooperative, social game that embraces teamwork and strategy. We’re also focused on providing first class online gameplay through dedicated server-based rollback netcode so that friends and rivals can enjoy a seamless competitive experience as they duke it out with our diverse roster of characters.”
MultiVersus is set for release on PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One and PC in 2022. Pre-register now via the official website here.