Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order is a co-op fighting game released exclusively for the Nintendo Switch in 2019. Unlike the previous entries, the game was developed by Team Ninja with Nintendo publishing it worldwide. The game also takes many more cues from the Marvel Cinematic Universe.


The game is a co-op action game where up to 4 players can choose from a wide variety of Marvel heroes with powerful attacks and unique skillsets that expand as the characters level up. The game is playable in local and online multiplayer with the ability to drop in or out at any time. The heroes each have their own signature attacks called the Alliance Extreme attack which can be combined into Synergy attacks when other players join in. A full team can perform an Ultimate Alliance Extreme attack.

Playable Characters

  • Iron-Man
  • Captain America
  • Thor
  • Hulk
  • Black Widow
  • Falcon
  • Vision
  • Scarlet Witch
  • Wolverine
  • Storm
  • Nightcrawler
  • Star-Lord
  • Gamora
  • Rocket Raccoon and Groot
  • Drax
  • Iron Fist
  • Daredevil
  • Spider-Man (Peter Parker)
  • Spider-Man (Miles Morales)
  • Spider-Gwen
  • Venom
  • Lockjaw and Crystal
  • Captain Marvel
  • Doctor Strange
  • Black Panther
  • Deadpool
  • Ant-Man
  • Miss Marvel


In this new storyline, heroes and villains unite in a race across the Marvel Universe to find the Infinity Stones before the mad cosmic tyrant Thanos and his ruthless warmasters, The Black Order, use them to unleash cosmic chaos. Several of the heroes' arch-nemeses gain control of the Infinity Stones along the way.


In Metacritic website, Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order gets a metascore of 73/100 based on 81 critic reviews.[1]


  1. Metascore on Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order Metacritic, Retrieved February 11, 2020
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