Given the explosive popularity of the films from Marvel Studio (as part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe), it’s only natural that Rocket Raccoon, Groot, Doctor Strange, and the numerous other heroes would their time in the LEGO spotlight thanks to the upcoming release of LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 later this year.
Publisher Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has announced LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 to release on November 14th, 2017 for PS4, Xbox One, and PC, while a Nintendo Switch version of the title is also expected to arrive “this holiday,” though no firm release date has been set at this time.
Take place after 2013’s LEGO Marvel Super Heroes, the sequel will bring together “iconic Marvel Super Heroes and Super villains from different eras and realities, along with signature LEGO humor,” with the game’s teaser trailer featuring appearances from Baby Groot and Doctor Strange. A full trailer showing more in-depth footage from the game will be coming on May 23rd, 2017.
In addition to the appearance of characters new and old from the Marvel Universe, LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 will also feature “a completely original branching storyline,” and new gameplay features such as “the ability for characters to manipulate time and a four-player competitive Super Hero battling mode.”
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 will release for PS4, Xbox One, and PC on November 14th, 2017, followed by a release on Nintendo Switch this holiday season. In the meantime, you can check out the game’s first teaser trailer below: