Best Answer: In total, there are 46 characters that you can play as in Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order now and in the future. You start off with 32 initial characters, and you have the ability to unlock another four. There will also be six free DLC characters, as well as four characters that are only available in the Marvel Knights paid DLC.
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So what characters can I play as from the start?
Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order has a huge roster that spans across multiple Marvel teams, including The Avengers, Guardians of the Galaxy, The Defenders, the X-Men, the Inhumans, Marvel Knights, the Spider-Verse, and the Midnight Sons. From the get-go, you'll have a few heroes to start with, and more become available through story progression. Soon enough, you'll have access to all of your favorites.
- Black Panther
- Black Widow
- Captain America
- Captain Marvel
- Doctor Strange
- Elsa Bloodstone
- Ghost Rider
- Groot/Rocket Raccoon
- Iron Fist
- Iron Man
- Luke Cage
- Miles Morales
- Ms. Marvel
- Scarlet Witch
Who are the characters I need to unlock?
There are four characters that you can unlock through the Infinity Trials. These trials involve boss waves that you'll need to defeat in order to gain access to these characters as playable options, and the trials can be quite difficult, so make sure you're a high enough level beforehand.
Who are the free DLC characters?
More characters will be released as free DLC in the future. These characters have not yet been released, but will be coming soon.
- Black Bolt (leaked)
- Cyclops (August 30)
- Colossus (August 30)
- Medusa (leaked)
- Valkyrie (leaked)
- Vision (leaked)
Which characters are locked behind paid DLC?
So far, one pack of paid DLC characters has been announced. This will be the Marvel Knights DLC, and it will have the following:
- Moon Knight
It's unknown if more paid DLC will be out in the future, but it's always a possibility.
Create your dream team
Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order
Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order lets you create your dream team of Marvel characters as they fight against the dark forces of the Black Order. It has an original story inspired by the Infinity Saga from both the comics and the recent MCU films, as well as the stories of the first two Marvel Ultimate Alliance games.
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