Nintendo Switch exclusive Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order has just received a confirmed release date. You'll be able to get your hands on it from 19th July.

The game was initially revealed at The Game Awards back in December and will have players assembling their ultimate team of Marvel superheroes from a huge cast, including the Avengers, Guardians of the Galaxy and X-Men, among many others.

You'll be able to play with iconic characters like Iron Man, Wolverine, Spider-Man, Hulk and Captain America, and heroes who have seen a boost in popularity in recent years like Black Panther, Deadpool, Spider-Gwen and Doctor Strange will also join the action, each with individual abilities or special moves.

Nick Chavez, Nintendo of America’s Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, has said the following in a press release today:

MARVEL ULTIMATE ALLIANCE 3: The Black Order brings gamers and Marvel fans together in a new action RPG exclusive to Nintendo Switch. With a huge cast of Super Heroes to choose from, assembling your ultimate team, strategically combining skills to unleash powerful attacks and preventing galactic devastation with friends has never been more fun or immersive.”

A little more info has also been provided:

In this new story, Super Heroes unite in a race across iconic locations in the Marvel Universe to find the Infinity Stones before Thanos and The Black Order use them to unleash cosmic chaos. Up to four people can play together in local* or online** co-op, with the ability to drop in and out at any time.

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