Marvel Rivals Team Apologizes For Restricting Criticism

In a recent post on Twitter late yesterday, the Marvel Rivals dev team apologized for its divisive contract that restricted criticism during its closed alpha test.

Players included in the closed alpha quickly noticed that the agreement terms denied disparaging comments. Despite some decent word of mouth surrounding Marvel Rivals, these terms quickly drew backlash.

Now, the dev team issued an official apology for “any unpleasant experiences or doubts” and “confusion, suspicion, and frustration.”

NetEase also reports that they are working on revisions to provide creators with “less restrictive and more Creator-friendly” terms. They refer to “miscommunication” in the terms, and most fans seem relieved by the devs’ swift response.

Today’s post goes on to invite honest feedback and sincere thoughts. It acknowledges that “all feedback, positive and negative, ultimately helps us.” Now that closed alpha players will give Marvel Rivals honest criticism, fans will get a better idea of what to expect.

Although the Marvel Rivals closed alpha only began on May 10, its full character roster leaked online last week. Data mining revealed 39 popular characters, many of which were not officially announced yet.

Soon after, fans also got a look at some leaked Marvel Rivals gameplay, which then revealed a variety of character abilities.

At this time, NetEase has not confirmed a release date or window for Marvel Rivals. But the closed alpha test does give fans an idea of the development timeline.


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