A sequel to the 2013 video game LEGO Marvel Super Heroes is in development for release this holiday season. Marvel Entertainment has partnered with the LEGO Group and video game developers Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and TT Games for this sequel into a new « open hub world, » Chronopolis.
“With a completely original branching storyline, LEGO® Marvel Super Heroes 2 introduces amazing new gameplay features, including the ability for characters to manipulate time and a four-player competitive Super Hero battling mode,” said Tom Stone, Managing Director, TT Games. “With a huge array of brand new characters from the Marvel Universe, including old favorites in new guises, this game is sure to thrill both LEGO and Marvel fans, as well as newcomers to the series.”
The primary villain of LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 will be Kang the Conquerer, battling Marvel heroes through Chronopolis and into « Ancient Egypt and The Old West to Sakaar and New York City in 2099. »
“The LEGO Group is delighted to continue the stories of the legendary Marvel characters in a new LEGO adventure,” said Sean McEvoy, VP Digital Games, The LEGO Group. “Fans young and old will love playing through this all-new cosmic saga spanning the Marvel Universe as seen through the LEGO lens.”
In addition to the primary iconic Marvel heroes, there will also be Spider-Man 2099 and « Cowboy Captain America. »
“As we look to bring amazing games to Marvel fans of all ages, we’ve teamed up yet again with our incredible partners at LEGO, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and TT Games,” said Jay Ong, SVP, Games & Innovation, Marvel Entertainment. “LEGO® Marvel Super Heroes 2 brings characters from across Marvel’s history into an original story told in a way that only LEGO games can, offering hours of epic gameplay.”
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 is scheduled for release November 14 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC consoles, with a Nintendo Switch released planned for later in the year.