So what's in store for this patch? Well, it just so happens that Marvel's latest movie, Thor: The Dark World, is coming out in a week or so. Gazillion Entertainment couldn't very well sit back and let the moment get away, could it? So it created an entire suite of content based around Asgard, Thor, and the new movie.
We asked Jeff Donais, Creative Director, some questions to find out all of the details. Warning: There might be spoilers below!
So what's the story about? Current players will be familiar with the story arc that is in-game right now. Upon defeating a certain boss, players will be treated to a cool cutscene that shows Loki controlling the Cosmic Cube. Next, there's trouble in Norway; S.H.I.E.L.D., Reed Richards, and the Fantastic Four need your help to find out what's behind the mysterious events. Dark elves and frost giants are appearing, and it will take a hero -- or a dozen heroes -- to stop them. You'll take part in a two-week server-wide event designed to give Reed the answers he seeks.
On top of all of this meaty stuff, players will finally be able to play as Loki, the mischievous master himself. He's gone through a ton of engineering and special effects; you can gain access to his classic comic outfit and even an exact copy of his outfit from the new movie. He is essentially three characters in one: an illusionist, a sorcerer, and (the best part) a half-blood frost giant. That means he'll be able to turn into a frost giant with killer melee abilities!
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