Before the game’s release on 7 October, the Midnight Suns cast has received its own slate of individual spotlight trailers, the most recent of which focuses on Captain Marvel.
A brief 30-second teaser trailer revealed the first glimpses of Carol Danvers’ cosmic hero, emphasising her intense power, confidence, and witty dialogue. The trailer, like previous character teasers from the game, contains few substantial details about her gameplay or moveset, and it does not include a developer explaining how to best use her skillset in the RPG action-fighter. A blog post on Marvel’s Midnight Suns website revealed some of the character’s history.
The blogpost reads, “A driven Air Force pilot and security agent, Carol Danvers dreamt of one day going to space. Her day job was to investigate and safeguard the American space program from disruption by alien attackers. However, it was her own life that was ultimately disrupted when a Kree device triggered her half-alien DNA and awakened her human/Kree hybrid abilities. Now known as Captain Marvel, Carol wields superhuman strength and can not only fly but can also achieve interstellar flight under her own power. Her intimate connection to space also allows her to harness and direct vast cosmic energy, working alongside the Avengers to defeat intergalactic enemies.”
If previous Hero Spotlight teasers are any indication, a full look at Captain Marvel’s gameplay should be available in the coming days. Other character videos include a look at Doctor Strange, who plays an everyman support hero for the team; intensely quick and mobile Spider-Man; jack-of-all-trades Iron Man, and the shield-wielding tanky Captain America.
Marvel’s Midnight Suns will be available on the PlayStation 4 and 5, Xbox One and Series, Nintendo Switch, and PC via Steam and the Epic Games Store on 7 October.