According to a recent investor presentation, the DC Universe online developer Dimensional Ink Studios is working on a “Marvel IP-based massively multiplayer online game”.
As reported by Eurogamer and discovered by Müller on Twitter, This new MMO from Austin-based Dimensional Ink Studio by Daybreak Game was unveiled in Financial data from parent company Enad Global 7 for the third quarter of 2021 and is one of his “longer-term” projects. This means that we would most likely see this in 2023 at the earliest.
This unannounced Marvel MMO was also announced to be “directed by Jack Emmert who designed, directed, and currently directs City of Heroes”. [DC Universe Online]. ”
No further details were given, but it is important to note that The Daybreak Game Company reportedly worked on a Marvel MMO This is said to have been canceled a few years ago and led to layoffs in 2018.
Emmert also has a different story in the world of Marvel, as City of Heroes’ Cryptic Studios, the company he co-founded, worked on Marvel Universe Online in 2006 before it was discontinued by Microsoft in 2008.
There are other interesting details in the presentation as well, including the fact that in anticipation of Amazon’s own The Lord of the Rings, The Lord of the Rings Online is getting a “major makeover to improve graphics, modernize the game experience and make it available to consoles” Series.
DC Universe Online, which recently celebrated its 10th anniversary, will also see “an investment in graphics upgrades and the biggest expansion content yet for 2023”.
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