Oculus and Sanzaru Games today announced two more villains coming to MARVEL Powers United VR, the superhero co-op battle Rift game which is slated to launch July 26th. Both villainous foes to the Avengers, the companies today revealed that Madame Hydra (aka ‘Viper’) and Scientist Supreme are coming to the game.
First revealed at Disney D23 fan expo last summer, Marvel Powers United VR is an upcoming co-op VR game created by Marvel Games, Sanzaru Games, and Oculus Studios. Featuring co-op missions, you use each superhero’s unique powers in online multiplayer, revisiting some of the familiar Marvel locations made famous in films past.
The complete list of villains so far includes: Madame Hydra, Scientist Supreme, Ronan the Accuser, Loki, Venom, Ultron, Magneto, and Dormammu. A total of four more unrevealed villains remain, as seen on the Marvel Powers United VR website.
Playable heroes thus far revealed in the 18-character lineup include: Star-lord, Gamorra, Black Widow, Hawkeye, Black Panther, Captain Marvel, The Hulk, Rocket Raccoon, Deadpool, Black Bolt, Crystal, and Thor.
Here’s a quick bio for both Madame Hydra and Scientist Supreme:
Madame Hydra: From the shadows she rose, a sleeper agent to assassin to command of Hydra forces. A master at espionage and excellent strategist, Madame Hydra has eliminated all her adversaries with a skilled hand. Now she has her sights set on the domination of Earth, believing that Hydra and The Masters of Evil will bring true order to the universe.
Scientist Supreme: The genius leader of A.I.M., the Scientist Supreme leads attacks on planets for the Masters of Evil. Utilizing A.I.M. technology with the support of ground forces from Hydra, the Kree, and Ultron for the mighty Thanos, she is determined to decimate anyone who stands in their path.
We went hands-on with Marvel Powers United VR back during an Oculus event that was simultaneously timed with Disney’s D23. Check it out here in the meantime to learn more about the superhero co-op combat game.
Pre-orders for Marvel Powers United VR are now open here, with the game priced at $40.