Outside of Traveller’s Tales and Telltale, few teams jump between Marvel and DC, but it looks like Dimensional Ink Games is about to be added to that shortlist. The best-known studio for creating DC Universe Online is developing an unnamed Marvel MMO.
EG7 (the parent company of developers DCUO/Everquest) released its Q3 21 financial statements and confirmed that the unannounced Marvel AAA MMO that appeared in the GeForce Now leak and was already canceled in 2018 while the studio was facing financial difficulties has been officially RELEASED! ! https://t.co/ho2gZcipa5 pic.twitter.com/jjVlMLHn1u
— Miller (@mmmmmmmmiller) November 26, 2021
The mysterious title was not officially announced with a trailer or a fancy graphic, but rather uneventfully revealed through a presentation by parent company Enad Global 7 and discovered via streamer mmmmmmmmiller on Twitter. A slide breaking down the company’s “long-term value” shows a bullet point that lists a AAA project that is a “new MMO using Marvel IP.” And while this slide doesn’t list Dimensional Ink Games as a developer, the next slide Is it thatspecially calling the team based in Texas.
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Jack Emmert will direct the game, which designed 2004’s city of heroes and currently leads DCUO. The project doesn’t have a platform or launch date, but it was listed in the “longer term” part of the “2022 and beyond” section, so it probably won’t be released. before 2022 at the earliest.
This is the team’s second crack at a Marvel MMO since Dimensional Ink reportedly canceled its last Marvel MMO after a period of layoffs. A bit of art for the title found his way online in 2019.
This Marvel game does not mean that DCUO is left to dry. The slides also explained how 2023 will have the game’s biggest graphical update and expansion. DCUO originally released in 2011 and celebrated its tenth anniversary earlier this year. Dimensional Ink took the opportunity to reveal some milestones about the game, like its 69 million characters created, 250 featured DC heroes, and the 39 episodes it has gotten since its launch.
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