Marvel: Ultimate Alliance... Downloadable Characters??

#1 Posted by DEADPOOL (2702 posts) - - Show Bio

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Expanding on the experience of controlling the world's largest army of Super Heroes on the Xbox 360™ video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, Activision, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) announced plans to release Marvel: Ultimate Alliance Heroes and Villains. The expansion packs feature eight new playable characters: The Incredible Hulk, Magneto, Hawkeye, Sabretooth, Doctor Doom, Cyclops, Nightcrawler and Venom, each complete with new signature powers, skins, dialog, conversations and achievement points. The download will be available in April via the Xbox Live Marketplace online gaming service.

The downloadable content will be released in three packs. The Hero Pack and Villain Pack will each be 500 Microsoft points ($6.25) and the Combined Hero and Villain Pack will be 800 Microsoft points ($10). Heroes and Villains gamer pic packs will also be available for 80 Microsoft points each ($1).

I will say that this is AWESOME! Yet as a proud PS2 owner, let me just say that this SUCKS MAJOR GALACTUS BALLS!!!!

What I say, if it'll work, is that they should release a $10 disk or something for all platforms that will have the extra characters on it. From there, you load the disk on your game console and save it to your memory card. Then when you put in "Marvel: Ultimate Alliance," just upload the data from your memory card and save the game. You guys think that would work?


Post Edited:2007-03-27 21:53:05

#2 Posted by Mighty Magneto (13027 posts) - - Show Bio

Sorry man being an owner of the Xbox 360 i'm just glad the are adding Magneto to it

#3 Posted by DEADPOOL (2702 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm excited for them too, that's why I'm so crushed!!

Dr. Doom and Venom are gonna be playable! Everyone laughed at me before the game came out, but I was right!

#4 Posted by -000 (226 posts) - - Show Bio

Of course, they save all the cool characters for the rich folk.

#5 Posted by Cosmic Sentinel (3749 posts) - - Show Bio

Finally, Hulk Smash!!

#6 Posted by fesak (7029 posts) - - Show Bio

They should have been in the game in the first place. I guess we'll see more an more of this crap, they release a half-finished game AND get people to pay for "exclusive contents" that should've been there in the first place.

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#7 Posted by Ebony Bishop (767 posts) - - Show Bio

Half finished? Were you playing a different game than I was?

It seemed finished to me. Yep, beginning, middle and end. 24 playable characters. Complete storyline and level designs.

Hmmm...

#8 Posted by Methos (40103 posts) - - Show Bio

as a 360 owner i think this is really good news, roumer is they're going to be using this type of software to do a Justice League Unlimited online RPG... that would just kick ass if they used every single character from the DCU as a downloadable package

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#9 Posted by Darkchild (40624 posts) - - Show Bio

il be getting a 360 soon or when halo 3comes out and i cant wait to get the game for the 360 but paying money for the xtra characters blah i might do it oh well

#10 Posted by Darkchild (40624 posts) - - Show Bio

i enjoyed the game when i played it for my ps2 and my xbox but dammit it was short and im not a rich folk making us pay for shit u could have put in the bgeining damn u

#11 Posted by DEADPOOL (2702 posts) - - Show Bio
#12 Posted by Cosmic Sentinel (3749 posts) - - Show Bio

methos says:

"as a 360 owner i think this is really good news, roumer is they're going to be using this type of software to do a Justice League Unlimited online RPG... that would just kick ass if they used every single character from the DCU as a downloadable packageM"

Currently in development is a Marvel MMO for 360 and windows vista on the same server. I dunno if other pc users can play or what the deal is there. It's a joint microsoft/marvel/cryptic(city of heroes) project. Very little hard news as to how it will work yet though.

A DC game would be awesome though (couldn't play JL Heroes as its not 360 compatable grrr).

#13 Posted by Amos AMmassee (43 posts) - - Show Bio

One would think it should be available for WII and PS3 as well. I'd really like that since XBox 360 is in last place on my list of consoles to buy. I agree with the idea of putting out an extra disc for loading onto the memory card, or holding those characters for MUA 2, The Revenge of Galactus. Maybe put in Firelord or Nova as an unlockable character. Also, since you have Ghost Rider, Wolverine, Blade, and Captain America, a vehicle battle would have been cool with the fliers flying, Spidey Web-swinging, and non-fliers on Motorcycles or something similar. something like the bumbercar stage in Murderworld, but more intricate. Ghost Rider's bike would look sweet that way.

#14 Posted by Fourpower (R.I.P) (2021 posts) - - Show Bio

Mighty Magneto says:

"Sorry man being an owner of the Xbox 360 i'm just glad the are adding Magneto to it"

I've got a 360, and this game. I'm so getting this.

#15 Posted by Cosmic Sentinel (3749 posts) - - Show Bio

I don't think it (the Marvel MMO) will be available on the PS3 or Wii as the deal is with Microsoft and Cryptic. Cryptic have only made pc games before and I doubt Microsoft will make a game for the competition.

Originally there was supposed to be a team vehicle in MUA, I don't know why they dropped it. I was under the impression that Hulk was left out originally because of licensing rights around Hulk 2 so that he might be in MUA 2. Obviously that is now not the case.

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