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MultiVersus’ Launch Trailer Brings Forth Chaos And Adds A Few More Baddies

Who had their money on Jason Voorhees making the cut?

WB Games and Player First Games have shifted their marketing into a higher gear, with the impending full release of their madcap platform fighter MultiVersus coming on May 28.

To help set the mood, a delightfully devilish launch trailer gives us a character-filled look at what happens when these worlds collide – before concluding with the reveal of two exceptional cinema villains to help round out the more goodguy-adjacent part of the roster:

Jason Voorhees? Agent Smith, from The Matrix? Look, I was one of the people that was confused by the oddity of having characters like LeBron James and Arya Stark in a cartoon brawler – but this is the kind of nonsense that I can entirely get behind. The kid gloves are sufficiently off if I can play as my Big Man, the Mighty Slayer of Crystal Lake.

It also means that the games’ roster now reads like a total fever dream, just take a look at this craziness:

  • Bugs Bunny (Looney Tunes)
  • Taz (Looney Tunes)
  • Marvin the Martian (Looney Tunes)
  • Gizmo (Gremlins)
  • Stripe (Gremlins)
  • The Iron Giant (The Iron Giant)
  • Finn the Human (Adventure Time)
  • Jake the Dog (Adventure Time)
  • Banana Guard (Adventure Time)
  • LeBron James (Space Jam)
  • Arya Stark (Game of Thrones)
  • Reindog (MultiVersus)
  • Rick (Rick & Morty)
  • Morty (Rick & Morty)
  • Garnet (Steven Universe)
  • Steven Universe (Steven Universe)
  • Tom & Jerry (Tom & Jerry)
  • Shaggy (Scooby-Doo)
  • Velma (Scooby-Doo)
  • Batman (DC)
  • Black Adam (DC )
  • Harley Quinn (DC)
  • Superman (DC)
  • Wonder Woman (DC)
  • The Joker (DC)
  • Jason Voorhees (Friday the 13th)
  • Agent Smith (The Matrix)

Having The Joker get revealed just a short while ago made perfect sense given the strong DC character presence, but the swerve of seeing a cinema serial killer and a sci-fi super baddie is nuts. I genuinely can’t even speculate who could come next – the door feels like it has been blown wide open.

For people eager to get in on the action, MultiVersus returns May 28 for PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One and PC.

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Are you on deck to wield Jason’s signature machete? What about seeing what Agent Smith is packing? Let us know in the comments or on social media.

Written By Ash Wayling

Known throughout the interwebs simply as M0D3Rn, Ash is bad at video games. An old guard gamer who suffers from being generally opinionated, it comes as no surprise that he is both brutally loyal and yet, fiercely whimsical about all things electronic. On occasion will make a youtube video that actually gets views. Follow him on YouTube @Bad at Video Games


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