What sounds like a pretty wild mix is about to become reality according to a leak at Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. They are supposedly working with “Multiversus” on a game in the Smash Bros. style and want to let the characters in their games compete against each other there.
If you had action figures as a child, you probably only see a normal afternoon on the floor of your own child’s room in a fight between Batman and Scooby Doo. The basic idea of having characters from different universes fight against each other is neither new nor absurd. According to a Reddit post, Warner Bros. wants the Following the gameplay of Nintendo’s Super Smash Bros.to do just that with your own franchises.
A Super Smash Bros. from Warner Bros.
Please note that the following information applies is about rumors and leaksthat have not been officially confirmed. According to a Reddit post, the game is intended for the NetherRealm Studios arise and currently bears the working title „Multiversus“. (Those: Reddit). In the style of Super Smash Bros., fighters from different players from Warner Bros. compete against each other. In combination with another leak, the following list of characters results. (Source: Twitter).
- Shaggy (Scooby Doo)
- Gandalf (Lord of the Rings)
- Tom & Jerry
- Fred Feuerstein
- Mad Max
- Harry Potter & Ron (unclear situation with the license and therefore not currently in development)
- Johnny Bravo
- Stephen Universe
- Adventure Time
- Harley Quinn
- Wonder Woman
- Rick & Morty
- Bugs Bunny
The following picture should come from the game:
The video game journalist Jeff Grubb confirmed the leak via Twitter, however, stated the game would not be made by NetherRealm Studios. In a video on the Giant Bomb website, Grubb stated it would be a Free2Play game act in which new characters as DLCs are sold. According to its sources, the game looks “cheap” the end. (Source: Giant Bomb via Twitter).
It is currently not possible to say whether there is anything to the leak. With Nickelodeon Allstars, the “Smash Bros.” Principle has already been copied elsewhere. So it’s not unlikely that other publishers will follow suit.