They provide unlocks for heroes, unique costumes, early game access and in-game currency. Gazillion promise Marvel Heroes is "true to hardcore players," as well as the more casual crowd.
The cheapest Founders Program pack is priced at £12.99, with the most expensive hitting £129.99. Marvel Heroes' development is being led by a Diablo and Diablo II veteran.
"Our team is hard at work to make sure Marvel Heroes is true to hardcore players, Marvel fans and the most casual of gamers through deep, MMO action-RPG gameplay, an expansive interactive storyline and easy-to-play experience,” said Gazillion president and COO, David Brevik.
“We’ve built Marvel Heroes from the ground up to be a free-to-play game where players can find and collect nearly every hero and costume in the game just by playing," he continued.
"The Founders Program gives players the opportunity to play as their favorite hero from the day we launch in addition to enough in-game currency to buy more heroes and costumes as we release new content.”
The Founders Program includes the following packs:
Starter - £12.99
There are 16 different Starter Packs available. Each pack includes one of 16 Super Heroes to play at launch, one bonus costume for the chosen hero, £6 of in-game currency and two days head start prior to launch.
Premium - £39.99
There are seven different Premium Packs available that will come equipped with a team of four heroes from across the Marvel Universe, including X-Force, Uncanny X-Men, Marvel Knights, Avengers, Marvel NOW, Marvel Classic and a special Deadpool pack (Why? Because he made us do it). Players will also receive four bonus costumes for their team, £20 in-game currency and four days head start prior to launch.
Ultimate - £129.99
The optimal value of the Founders Program, the Ultimate Pack includes access to ALL heroes available in Marvel Heroes at launch, ALL launch costumes plus four Ultimate Pack exclusive costumes (Maestro Hulk, Wolverine Weapon X, Spider-Man Symbiote and the Iron Man 3 Movie Armor), £32 in-game currency, seven days head start prior to launch, a permanent 5% experience boost, a permanent 5% item find boost, and more.
Marvel Heroes lets players suit up as their favourite Marvel Super Heroes, like Thor and Spider-Man, whilst battling Super Villains such as Magneto or Kingpin. The free-to-play MMO is due out this spring. Check out the official website for more about the newly announced.