The first season of MultiVersus has been pushed back to an as yet unconfirmed date, as well as the game’s next character, Morty.
The first season of Warner Bros.’ IP-packed platformer inspired by Super Smash Bros. was set to kick off this coming Tuesday, August 9, and was set to introduce Morty of Rick and Morty fame to the roster. Rick was almost destined to join at some point during the first season, but he’s obviously going to be delayed as well.
After a tweet thanking fans for enjoying the MultiVersus open beta, the official account wrote: “We want everyone to know that we are delaying the start of Season 1 and the release of Morty to a later date. We know this might be disappointing to some and we want to assure our community that we are dedicated to delivering new and exciting content that delights players.”
We want everyone to know that we are delaying the start of Season 1 and the release of Morty to a later date. We know this may be disappointing to some and we want to assure our community that we are dedicated to delivering new and exciting content that players will love. (23)
— MultiVersus (@multiversus) August 4, 2022
In another tweet Along with the announcement, the account said it will let fans know of the timing as soon as possible, noting that it appreciates everyone’s patience.
The game’s open beta officially kicked off on July 26, kicking off with 17 characters, including Superman, Shaggy, The Iron Giant, Bugs Bunny, and more (which GameSpot has conveniently ranked for you here). Basketball player and real human being LeBron James also joined the roster as part of the open beta launch.
In GameSpot’s MultiVersus review, we gave the game an 8/10 saying, “The team-based mechanics are truly beyond anything else on offer in a platform fighter, while the classic 1v1 format impresses as well. The roster offers a lot of variety, though unlocking all of the characters without dipping into your real-world wallet will definitely be a chore.”
MultiVersus is currently available in open beta on Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PS4, PS5, and PC, with cross-play and cross-progression that works across all platforms.
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