Based on strong consumer response to its action role playing game X-Men Legends, Activision, Inc. has announced that the company is developing a sequel based on the ever-popular Marvel franchise with Raven Software. The original game challenges players to master the attributes of their favorite X-Men by creating, customizing and controlling teams of four mutants as they embark on a quest to stop the extinction of mankind. The title is currently available worldwide for the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system, Xbox video game system from Microsoft and Nintendo GameCube.
For 40 years Marvels X-Men have captivated consumers worldwide and today the brand is stronger than ever, said Ron Doornink, CEO of Activision Publishing. X-Men Legends is already on track to be the best selling game in the franchises history.
We are thrilled with the critical and consumer response to X-Men Legends. Marvel and Activision are committed to ensuring that the X-Men Legends series will continue to be a top notch game franchise for years to come, said Ames Kirshen, director of video game development at Marvel.