SDCC 2022: MultiVersus adding LeBron, Rick, and Morty to roster

The roster for Warner Bros. Games’ Super Smash Bros.-like MultiVersus is rising. At San Diego Comic-Con, developer Player First Games revealed the subsequent batch of fighters coming to the fighter: NBA all-star LeBron James from Space Jam: A New Legacy and Rick Sanchez and Morty Smith from Rick and Morty.

LeBron can be added to the MultiVersus open beta subsequent week, builders mentioned, with Rick and Morty coming later. The stars of Adult Swim’s cartoon collection can be separate characters.

Rick Sanchez will use his portal gun in battle and can summon Meeseeks, whereas Morty will be part of MultiVersus armed with projectiles and counter strikes. Morty can be obtainable when MultiVersus season 1 begins on Aug. 9. Rick may also be a part of the sport’s first season, however his launch timing was not introduced.

MultiVersus brings collectively Batman, Superman, Arya Stark, Tom and Jerry, and Scooby-Doo’s Ultra Instinct Shaggy for chaos. At first look, it appears to be like quite a bit like Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl with its franchise-spanning solid and platform preventing. MultiVersus, although, is free to play and focuses on team-based 2v2 preventing.

Other Warner Bros.-owned characters confirmed to seem thus far embody Wonder Woman and Harley Quinn from the DC universe, Bugs Bunny, Taz, The Iron Giant, Finn and Jake the Dog from Adventure Time, and Steven Universe and Garnet. A bunch of those characters can be voiced by their acquainted voice actors, too, like Tara Strong as Harley Quinn and Maisie Williams as Arya Stark. LeBron James, nonetheless, received’t be offering his personal voice to his likeness; as an alternative, actor John Bentley will voice MultiVersus’ LeBron.

MultiVersus is coming to PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X with cross-play help and “devoted server-based rollback netcode and content-filled seasons,” according to the developer. The sport is currently in beta, with an open beta launching on July 26.

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Correction: A earlier model of this story mentioned that LeBron James would supply his voice for the sport. That element has since been corrected.

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