Warner Bros. Free-to-Play Crossover Fighting Game MultiVersus Announced; Launches 2022


Warner Bros. Games have announced free-to-play crossover 2 vs. 2 platform fighter MultiVersus; featuring Looney Tunes, DC Comics, and more.

MultiVersus will be free-to-play and launches 2022 on Windows PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S. The game will support full cross-play support, dedicated server-based rollback netcode, and seasonal content. Pre-registration for playtests is available now.

As previously rumored and confirmed in the press release (via email), the game sees many of Warner Bros. cartoons and more duking it out. These include Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Harley Quinn, Shaggy, Bugs, Bunny, Tom and Jerry, Jake the Dog and Finn the Human, Steven Universe, and Garnet. There’s also an “extraordinary original creature” dubbed the Reindog. All with multiple costumes.

There is also Arya Stark from Game of Thrones, and Gandalf from Lord of the Rings was previously rumored. Many more characters are promised to join the fray. Characters will also have customizable movesets, promising to have synergies with allies in 2 vs. 2 matches. The game will also support 1 vs. 1 and 4-player free-for-all modes.

You can find the official first look and screenshots below.

“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,” said Tony Huynh, Co-Founder & Game Director of developer 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.”

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Ryan was a former Niche Gamer contributor.

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