According to a new Twitter thread from the official MultiVersus Twitter account, the game’s upcoming first season alongside the Rick & Morty playable characters have been delayed from its initial August 9 launch date, with a new release date yet to be announced.
The full statement regarding the delay can be seen below:
“A big thank you to everyone playing MultiVersus. It’s exciting to see so many players enjoying the game and the launch of the Open Beta is just the beginning. We want to let everyone know that we are delaying the start of Season 1 and the release of Morty to a later date.
We know this might be disappointing for some and want to assure our Community that we are dedicated to delivering new and exciting content that delights players. We’ll let you know the timing as soon as we can. We appreciate your patience & enthusiasm and look forward to unveiling Season 1 very soon.
Due to the Season 1 delay, we will be extending the Pre-Season battle pass till August 15. The end date noted in-game will not change, but the battle pass will continue after August 8 through the 15th.”
The game’s details:
In MultiVersus, the Multiverse is at your fingertips as you battle it out in intense two-versus-two matches. Up against Batman and Shaggy? Try using Bugs Bunny and Arya Stark! This platform fighter lets you play out your fantasy matchups in a fun co-op or head-to-head fight for supremacy.
Characters – Choose from Harley Quinn, Tom and Jerry, Finn the Human, Wonder Woman, Steven Universe, Jake the Dog, Garnet, Superman, and an extraordinary creature named Reindog. Every fighter boasts unique abilities that pair dynamically with other characters.
Maps – Play on various Maps from our characters’ legendary worlds, including Batman’s Batcave and Jake and Finn’s Treefort, and more.
Cross-Platform – Defend the Multiverse with your friends anywhere, anytime on all available platforms. This includes full cross-platform play and progression
Modes – Play our innovative two-versus-two co-op-focused experience or the intense one-versus-one and four-player Free For All. You can also refine your skills in training mode or put your skills to the ultimate test in Ranked Competitive. MultiVersus supports online and local play.
Customization – Every character will feature its own customizable perk loadout that will change the way you play and how you synergize with your teammates.
Competitive – MultiVersus boasts an intense competitive experience with dedicated servers for seamless online gameplay.
A Growing Multiverse – MultiVersus is regularly updated with new characters, stages, modes, in-game events, skins and more.