Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has announced the sequel to Lego Marvel Super Heroes, it's Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2, of course. This is a new adventure dressing up heroes and villains from the Marvel universe in the Lego games style. From the announcement details we can glean that heroes from across time and space will converge into an open world hub, called Chronopolis. Apparently time travel will be a big factor in the plot and gameplay and there will be a 4 player multiplayer battle mode as well. More details will probably follow next week with the gameplay trailer but with nay game like this a lot of the meat has to do with which heroes are actually going to be in the game. The press release and trailer are a start to compiling that list, with Groot, Dr. Strange, Cowboy Captain America, Spider-Man 2099, Thor, Hulk, the rest of the Guardians of the Galaxy, Black Panther, Captain Marvel, and the Green Goblin all making an appearance or earning a mention.
Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2 is expected to release November 17th, 2017. The teaser trailer is below and full press release follows that.
WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT, TT GAMES, THE LEGO GROUP
AND MARVEL ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCE
LEGO® MARVEL SUPER HEROES 2
Iconic Marvel Super Heroes and Super Villains from Different Eras and Realities Come Together for an All-New, Original Adventure in the Sequel to Blockbuster Hit, LEGO® Marvel Super Heroes
Burbank, Calif. – May 15, 2017 – Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games, The LEGO Group and Marvel Entertainment today announced LEGO® Marvel Super Heroes 2, an all-new, original adventure and sequel to the smash hit, LEGO® Marvel Super Heroes. Bringing together iconic Marvel Super Heroes and Super Villains from different eras and realities, along with signature LEGO humor, the latest epic adventure from TT Games transports players into a cosmic battle across a myriad of Marvel locations ripped from time and space into the incredible open hub world of Chronopolis. LEGO® Marvel Super Heroes 2 will be available starting November 14, 2017 for PlayStation®4, Xbox One®, and PC. The game will be released for Nintendo Switch™ this holiday.
“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 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.”
“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.”
Players will go head-to-head with the time-traveling Kang the Conqueror in an epic battle across Chronopolis, from Ancient Egypt and The Old West to Sakaar and New York City in 2099. Along the way, gamers will be able to take control of a host of iconic characters, from Cowboy Captain America from the past to Spider-Man 2099 from the future along with Thor, Hulk, the Guardians of the Galaxy, Black Panther, Captain Marvel, Doctor Strange, Green Goblin, and dozens of other Marvel Super Heroes and Super Villains.
Packed with entertaining LEGO humor for fans of all ages, LEGO® Marvel Super Heroes 2 features a four player multiplayer mode, allowing friends and family to play competitively or cooperatively as a team.