Oculus along Disney’s Marvel team announced that Thor will be joining the upcoming Marvel Powers United VR game on the Oculus Rift. Currently, we have a roster full of cool superheroes which includes Crystal, Black Bolt, Deadpool, Captain Marvel, The Incredible Hulk, Rocket Raccoon, Loki, and Ronan the Accuser.
The announcement took place on the main stage at OC4 and featured a trailer to go along with the news. You can see that Thor is in a coliseum that’s similar to the one that he’ll be featured in, in his upcoming movie Thor: Ragnarok. The movie itself will feature Thor as he’s become prisoner on foreign land alongside the Incredible Hulk.
The announcement is also in part to market the movie itself which will be releasing in theaters on November 2, 2017. There is still no announcement on when the Marvel Powers Unitve VR will be released on the Oculus Rift. There have been demos available to play but doesn’t provide the whole game to test out.
The upcoming game will put up to four players in control of their favorite Marvel heroes as they fight together to take out infamous Marvel villains. Users will be completing missions along the journey while competing for the highest score. Marvel Powers United was developed by Sanzaru Games, the team behind VR Sports Challenge and Ripcoil.
There are four more heroes that’ll be announced in the coming weeks. This may include Iron-Man, Black Panther, Spider Man, and Hawkeye. But this is not confirmed.