MARVEL Future Fight Unleashes New Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Update and Celebrates 50 Million Players Worldwide
Content additions include three new characters, five new uniforms, an Alliance Conquest feature, World Boss Ultimate Mode and more
SEOUL, Korea (April 27, 2017) – Today, Netmarble Games Corp., the fastest growing mobile game company in Asia, celebrates the second anniversary of its hit game MARVEL Future Fight, releasing an update introducing three new characters to the game: Mantis, inspired by Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Agent Venom and Whiplash, inspired by Marvel’s Iron Man 2. In addition, four new uniforms inspired by Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Star-Lord, Rocket, Groot, and Gamora, are now available, as well as a special Starlight Armor uniform for Captain America (Sharon Rogers). MARVEL Future Fight will also host an event stage themed after Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’s “Knowhere” running from May 4 to 18 and offer players the opportunity to earn special rewards.
The update also introduces “World Boss Ultimate Mode” where players will fight against more challenging world bosses and have the ability to unlock higher levels of difficulty with each stage, furthering their rank in the newly added ranking system. Another notable feature entering the game is “Alliance Conquest” where players will fight to conquer neighboring regions defended by other Alliances’ deployed characters. The Alliance with the most regions by the end of the Conquest will be declared the victor.
“Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy was the breakout movie of 2014, and with the sequel coming on May 5, fans will be able to experience Star-Lord, Rocket, Groot and Gamora in an all-new way with these uniforms in the game,” said Seungwon Lee, Chief Global Officer at Netmarble Games. “It’s the perfect way for us to celebrate the two year anniversary of MARVEL Future Fight with the millions of fans playing the game every day.”
MARVEL Future Fight also released its anniversary infographic highlighting an impressive amount of engagement since the title launched. In addition to 50 million players creating accounts to play the game, over one billion Dimension Rifts have been cleared and 166 trillion of in-game gold has been earned.
Fans will also notice an overall improved UI and upgrades to the Mission Store.
The full list of characters joining MARVEL Future Fight today includes:
- Mantis – A strange alien who serves Ego, Mantis slowly integrates herself with the Guardians with the help of her empathic powers. She is an adept fighter who uses her mental powers to read the minds of her targets.
- Agent Venom – A superhuman created when the notorious Venom changed hosts. The new host is a high school schoolmate of Spider-Man and war veteran, Flash Thompson. Unlike the original Venom, he is one of the good guys and is kind. He even joined the Guardians of the Galaxy team in the comics.
- Whiplash – The villain from Marvel’s Iron Man 2 who developed his own suit using arc technology and vowed to kill Tony Stark to avenge his father by using his weapon of choice, energy whips.
MARVEL Future Fight is available worldwide in the App Store® and Google Play™.
For more information on MARVEL Future Fight, please visit http://marvelfuturefight.netmarble.com.
About Netmarble Games Corporation
Netmarble Games Corp. strives to entertain audiences of all ages, and around the world, by providing great mobile gaming experiences. Established in Korea in 2000, Netmarble is the fastest-growing mobile game company in Asia and consistently ranks as a top mobile developer and publisher worldwide. With more than 3,500 employees, Netmarble has been developing and servicing some of the most successful mobile games, including Lineage2 Revolution, MARVEL Future Fight, STAR WARS™: Force Arena, Everybody’s Marble, and Seven Knights. The largest shareholder to Jam City, a leading casual game developer, and parent company to Kabam, a top global game developer in massively multiplayer free-to-play games, Netmarble has strategic partnerships with CJ E&M Corporation, Asia’s largest entertainment company, Tencent Holdings, Asia’s largest internet company, and NCsoft, a prominent MMO company. More information can be found at www.netmarble.com.
About Marvel Entertainment
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