MARVEL'S MIDNIGHT SUNS FAQ

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Answers to frequently asked questions about the game.

Q: What is Marvel's Midnight Suns?

A: Marvel’s Midnight Suns is the ultimate crossover event combining the rich story, character relationships, customization and progression of an RPG with the tactical strategy and combat mechanics of a revolutionary new card-based tactics game. Set in the darker side of the Marvel Universe, you will forge unbreakable bonds with legendary Marvel Super Heroes and dangerous supernatural warriors in the fight against the world’s greatest threat yet…the demonic forces of Lilith and the elder god Chthon.

Q: Who is developing Marvel's Midnight Suns?

A: Marvel's Midnight Suns is developed by Firaxis Games, the legendary studio behind the XCOM and Civilization franchises.

Q: Is Marvel’s Midnight Suns considered a card game?

A: Marvel’s Midnight Suns is a full-fledged tactical RPG that blends the rich story and characters of RPGs with revolutionary card-based tactics gameplay.

Q: Does Marvel's Midnight Suns feature multiplayer?

A: No, Marvel's Midnight Suns is single player game.

Q: Will Marvel's Midnight Suns feature microtransactions?

A: There are no lootboxes in Marvel's Midnight Suns and players will not be able to purchase new Gamma Coils to get more cards. Players will be able to purchase Eclipse Credits, which are only used to buy cosmetic skins in the in-game store. These skins are purely cosmetic and optional and will not affect game balance in any way.

Q: When will Marvel's Midnight Suns be available?

A: The Windows PC, Xbox Series X|S, and PlayStation®5 versions of Marvel's Midnight Suns will be available worldwide on December 2, 2022. Pre-orders for these versions are now available. Launch timing for the Xbox One, PlayStation®4, and Nintendo Switch versions of the game will be confirmed at a later date.

Q: How many different editions of Marvel's Midnight Suns are there?

A: Marvel's Midnight Suns will be available in four editions: Standard Edition, Enhanced Edition, Digital+ Edition, and Legendary Edition:

  • The Standard Edition will be available on December 2, 2022, for $59.99* on Windows PC via Steam and Epic Games Store. It includes the base game;
  • The Enhanced Edition will be available on December 2, 2022, for $69.99* on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S. It includes a next-gen optimized version of the game for next-gen consoles and five premium cosmetic skins;**
  • The Digital+ Edition will be available on December 2, 2022, for $79.99* on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and Windows PC via Steam and Epic Games Store. It includes 11 premium cosmetic skins.** PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S SKUs include the next-gen optimized version of the game for next-gen consoles.
  • The Legendary Edition will be available from December 2, 2022, for $99.99* on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and Windows PC via Steam and Epic Games Store. It includes the Season Pass** containing 23 premium skins*** for the base game and 4 post-launch DLC packs, each featuring a new playable character, new missions, new enemies, and additional character skins.

*Based on 2K's suggested retail price. Actual retail price may vary. See local store for info.

** For digital orders, Season Pass content will be automatically delivered in-game upon release. For physical orders, Season Pass content will be delivered via code in box to be redeemed in game and available upon release.  More details on the Season Pass will be shared in the future.

*** Premium skins must be used with the equivalent in-game character. Characters may require unlocking through gameplay. For digital orders, Season Pass content and the premium skins will be automatically delivered in-game upon release. For physical orders, Season Pass content and premium skins will be delivered via code in box to be redeemed in game and available upon release. Terms apply.

Q: Are there any bonuses for pre-ordering Marvel's Midnight Suns?

A: Yes. Pre-order Marvel’s Midnight Suns Standard Edition, Enhanced Edition, or Digital+ Edition and receive the Doctor Strange Defenders Skin. Pre-order Marvel’s Midnight Suns Legendary Edition and receive 30-days’ early access to the Doctor Strange Defenders Skin.*

If you purchase the Legendary Edition of Marvel's Midnight Suns for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X from GameStop in US & Canada, you'll also be granted a Marvel's Midnight Suns Iron Man Funko Pop.**

*Pre-order offer available for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S and PC through December 1, 2022. Digital pre-orders: Doctor Strange Defenders Skin will be delivered via game at launch. Physical pre-orders: Pre-order to guarantee access to the Doctor Strange Defenders Skin which will be delivered via code in box to be redeemed in game. Terms apply.

**Valid with in-store purchase of Marvel’s Midnight Suns Legendary Edition for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X at participating GameStop store. US & Canada only. Whilst stocks last.

Q: Is there a way to upgrade to the Legendary edition of the game?

A: Yes. Purchasing the Marvel's Midnight Suns Season Pass provides you with all the content included in the Legendary Edition.

Q: Will Marvel's Midnight Suns feature a Season Pass? What is included in it?

A: The Season Pass includes 23 premium skins for the base game and 4 post-launch DLC packs, each featuring a new playable character, new missions, new enemies, and additional character skins.

Q: Some of the SKUs for Marvel's Midnight Suns contained cross-gen access. Is this no longer the case?

A: We want to bring Marvel's Midnight Suns to fans as soon as possible and prioritized delivering the PC, PS5 and Xbox Series X|S versions of the game first. At the moment, we are unable to offer cross-gen access. This results in the following:

  • Enhanced, Digital+ and Legendary Editions will no longer provide access to both Gen 8 and Gen 9;
  • For physical Xbox, a dual-binary disc offering both Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S versions on the disc will no longer be offered. Instead, only an Xbox Series X disc will be available for the Enhanced Edition and Legendary Edition on 2 December 2022;
  • Pricing, bundled cosmetic skins, and Season Pass content are not affected and will remain the same

Q: Will I be able to purchase the Season Pass at physical retailers?

A: No, the Season Pass will only be available for purchase digitally.

Q: What is Marvel's Midnight Suns Prequel Shorts?

A: Marvel's Midnight Suns Prequel Shorts is a set of five short videos that provide backstory on how Lilith became the Mother of Demons, and how Super Heroes like Blade, Magik, Ghost Rider and Nico Minoru came together to form the young core of the Midnight Suns.

Q: How many videos will there be?

A: The Prequel Shorts will include five short videos, each tying into one another to explain events leading up to the game's story.

Q: Where can I watch Marvel's Midnight Suns Prequel Shorts?

A: The entirety of Marvel's Midnight Suns Prequel Shorts will be available to watch via the Marvel Entertainment YouTube channel.

Q: When does each short video come out?

A: The first Prequel Shorts video - "Salem Sisters" - will be available to watch on October 31 via the Marvel Entertainment YouTube channel, with further videos scheduled to release on a weekly basis.

Q: Which animation team is behind Prequel Shorts?

A: We worked with the talented folks at Sun Creature Studio to create the intro and first video; the rest of the Prequel Shorts is being animated by the incredible team at DIGIC Pictures.