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Thursday, June 29, 2017

An ASM guide to the Labyrinth of Legends



The Labyrinth of Legends is currently the most challenging obstacle placed in the path of Summoners on Marvel Contest of Champions. MXLV's own ASM (aka Paul) has put together a guide detailing his experience as he ventured through its treacherous caverns.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Device Compatibility List

Device Compatibility List

Marvel Contest of Champions is a graphics intensive game, and the iOS vs Android debate still rages in the game developer's forums. Recently Kabam support has released a list of devices which are not supported on the game, which gamers should avoid on their next purchase

Monday, June 12, 2017

Kabam's Summoner Appreciation Month



Marvel Contest of Champions has been a bug riddled mess lately, with its developer scrambling to fix the Contest and bring it back to an enjoyable and playable form. In order to make up for some of these "errors", Kabam is hosting a Summoner Appreciation Month.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Who's coming to the contest - New Champions revealed ?


Kabam, on their Facebook page have revealed an interesting diagram, listing out their first 120 characters on Marvel Contest of Champions. Unfortunately not all of them have been released or revealed, leaving us the opportunity to make a few guesses.

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

MXLV reaches 8 Million Rating

MXLV reaches 8 Million Rating

The Outcasts are celebrating a milestone today, as the MXLV alliance reaches 8 Million in rating. It's hard to believe our group was a small 2 Million alliance a year ago, and all credit goes to the hard working alliance members who have dedicated their time into building MXLV to what it is today

Thursday, March 2, 2017

How Kabam broke their game and enraged their fanbase #BoycottMCoC


Contest of Champions is a mobile game available on Android and iOS devices, based on Marvel characters. The game is developed and maintained by Kabam with stunning visuals and challenging gameplay. Recently the company released version 12.0 of their game which faced a lot of controversy and disappointment from the community for being a blatant attempt at exploiting more money from their customers

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

[EVENT] X-Enforcers

X-Enforcers


Kabam has announced their March monthly quest, titled X-Enforcers. The story picks up from where we left things in October, with Jean Grey sacrificing herself to save her friends, and Thanos acquiring an Infinity Gem in an attempt to conquer the conquest

New Arena System

New Arena System

Kabam has introduced a new Arena System to Marvel Contest of Champions which will kick off on March 2. The two multiverse arenas have now been split into four, each offering a distinctive prize and goal.

New Prestige Changes


As part of the 12.0 Patch to Marvel Contest of Champions, Kabam has also introduced updated PI numbers for the existing champions... This in turn will impact the prestige of these champions resulting in an overall shift in the contest. While the shift itself doesn't seem too extreme, these are some changes worth discussing

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Elder's War Battlerealm Updates

Elder's War Battlerealm Updates

The upcoming patch 12.0 of Marvel Contest of Champions will be one of the biggest update to the game to date. Kabam is making some significant changes to Champion abilities, synergies and stats promising more competitive content and new Champion features.

Act V - Chapter 1

Act 5 - Elder's War

Kabam has finally taken the veil off of Act 5, and will be releasing the first chapter of the new story quest on March 8th. The new Act is titled Elder's War and will put the familiar Collector against his brother the Grandmaster, as they wrestle to gain ownership of the contest

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Here's all you need to know about Dimension Rifts

Here's all you need to know about Dimension Rifts

Dimension Rifts are back, and Summoners will once again have the opportunity to compete for what is probably the best source of rewards on Marvel Contest of Champions to date. If you are new to Dimension Rifts, and want to learn about them, make sure you keep reading.

Mastery Booster Pack

Mastery Booster Pack

Kabam has introduced a new offer in their unit store, and this one appears to be quite a decent offer. For $29.99 USD, summoners will receive 2x Carbonium Cores, 2x Stony Cores and a few added incentives.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Ultimate Romance Bundle

Ultimate Romance Bundle

The Ultimate Romance Bundle has been added to the Unit Store for today only in celebration of Valentine's Day. Priced at $19.99 USD it guarantees a 3-Star champion with an opportunity at a 4-Star Champion.

Love Triangle Crystal Bundle

Love Triangle Crystal Bundle

The Love Triangle Crystal Bundle has been added on the game store for a limited time, offering summoners an opportunity to obtain one of three champions involved in the "Its Complicated" synergy.

Kabam offering Dimension Shards with Daily Offers

Kabam offering Dimension Shards with Daily Offers
The Dimension Shifts are set to make their return starting tomorrow, and Kabam is set to take full advantage of this very popular segment of the game. Players will have the opportunity to obtain additional Dimensional Shards by purchasing the Daily Specials between now (February 14th) and February 28th.

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Stark Tech Crystal Bundle


Kabam has introduced a new limited time crystal bundle in the store, which offers an opportunity to get a 4-Star variant of one of the StarkTech Champions.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Romance Login Calendar

Romance Login Calendar
Kabam has announced a new Romance Login Calendar in celebration of Valentine's Day on Marvel Contest of Champions. This Calendar will start on February 8th and run for 7-Days alongside the Daily and Monthly Calendars. Rewards include heals, revives and more.

Monday, February 6, 2017

Marvelous Cache Offers

Marvelous Cache Offers
Kabam has just introduced a new offer on Marvel Contest of Champions, which allows Summoners to directly purchase a 3-Star and 4-Star champion for 5000 units. Some additional items have been included in the bundle to sweeten the deal. details follow after the break.

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Watch the Dawn of Darkness Motion Comic



Kabam has released a short motion comic featuring the Hood, and setting up the monthly quest storyline - Dawn of Darkness.

Kabam introduces 3-Star Daily Card Deal

Kabam introduces 3-Star Daily Card Deal

Kabam has introduced a new subscription style deal in the Unit Store, which allows you to obtain a 3-Star Crystal and 3-Star Crystal shards over a period of 30 days.

Kabam introduces Catalyst Daily Card Deal

Kabam introduces Catalyst Daily Card Deal

Kabam has introduced a subscription style offer in the Unit Store, which allows Summoners to purchase Tier 4 Basic Catalysts, and shards for Tier 4 Basic and Class Catalysts.

Kabam introduces Alpha Fragment Daily Card Deal

Kabam introduces Alpha Fragment Daily Card Deal

Kabam has introduced three separate subscription style deals today, but the most pricey of the three includes a Tier 4 Class Catalyst and some Tier 2 Alpha Catalyst shards.

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

February Calendar rewards include Howard the Duck and more

February Reward Calendar includes Howard the Duck

The February Reward Calendar is now live, and includes Howard the Duck as a reward for logging in for 25 days. Now Kabam claims that the rewards are better than before, but we have to call bs on that statement.

[EVENT] Dawn of Darkness

Dawn of Darkness


Kabam has announced a brand new event quest for the month of February titled, Dawn of Darkness. The quest storyline follows Doctor Strange, as he gathers Marvel's Illuminati in an attempt to track down Guillotine and save her from the clutches of Thanos.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Kabam introduces Signature Stone Bundle deals


Kabam has introduced three unique deals in the unit store, containing signature stone bundles. These deals are only available for 24-hours, and allow users to increase the signature levels of their 3-Star, 4-Star or 5-Star champions.

Saturday, January 21, 2017

Kabam releases 11.2.1 update to fix arena display bug

Marvel Contest of Champions (11.2)

Kabam has released a minor 11.2.1 update to Marvel Contest of Champions, aimed at fixing a bug in the arenas. This bug would cause the Continue button to disappear, making it difficult for Summoners to proceed to the next fight.

Friday, January 20, 2017

Lunar New Year event - Here's all you need to know

Lunar New Year event

Kabam has announced a new event in celebration of the Lunar New Year. The event will take place between January 24th and February 6th. The event includes new items known as pockets, a new calendar, a new event quest and the ability to gift your friends and alliance members for a limited time. You can learn all about the new event after the break

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Kabam releases 11.2 update

Marvel Contest of Champions (11.2)

Kabam has released version 11.2 of Marvel Contest of Champions, which brings new 5-Star champions, UX improvements and several bug fixes. You can download the latest version of the game directly on your device through the Apple App Store, or the Google Play Store

Monday, January 16, 2017

5-Star Shard Cache Offers

5-Star Shard Cache Offers

Kabam has just announced another money making deal, clearly aimed at the 1% who spend excessively on the game. This three tier deal gives you 1x 5-Star Shard Crystal, 5x Tier 1 Alpha Catalysts, 1x Tier 4 Basic Catalyst and 1x Tier 4 Class Catalyst Crystal

Friday, January 13, 2017

Kabam announces new 5-Star Champions for January 18 update

new 5-Star Champions for January 18

It looks like the upcoming update to Marvel Contest of Champions is going to be a big one. Yesterday we saw the update will include the ability to earn Tier 2 Alpha Catalyst fragments. Today Kabam announced that the update will also include a new lineup of 5-Star Champions.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Selling T1 Alpha Catalysts for T2 Alpha Catalyst Fragments

Selling T1 Alpha Catalysts for T2 Alpha Catalyst Fragments

Starting January 18th, Summoners will finally be able to sell their T1 Alpha Catalysts to collect T2 Alpha Catalyst fragments. When Kabam first introduced catalyst fragments, they chose to only offer gold as a reward for selling T1 Alpha Catalysts. Its good to see this finally change.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Catalyst Crystal Bundle - Limited Time Offer

Catalyst Crystal Bundle - Limited Time Offer

Kabam is offering a Catalyst Crystal Bundle offer through the Marvel Contest of Champions unit store for a limited time. You can check out the offer now by logging into the game and visiting the unit store on the top right corner of your screen

Champion Advancement Bundle - Limited Time Offer

Champion Advancement Bundle - Limited Time Offer

Kabam is offering a Champion Advancement Bundle offer through the Marvel Contest of Champions unit store for a limited time. You can check out the offer now by logging into the game and visiting the unit store on the top right corner of your screen

Watch the Gwenpool Agent of Cable Motion Comic


Kabam has released a short motion comic featuring the unorthodox team-up of Cable and Gwenpool. Have you completion the Gwenpool: Agent of Cable event quests yet ?

Monday, January 9, 2017

How to get the 3-Star and 4-Star classic Vision today only


Kabam is offering both the 3-Star and 4-Star variants of the classic Vision today only. Those looking to purchase the 4-Star version will first have to purchase the 3-Star version. Both deals come bundled with Tier-4 Catalyst fragment crystals to sweeten the deal

Friday, January 6, 2017

How do get double rewards in Level Up and Class Advancement Events

Kabam recently announced that all 22-hour Level Up and and 7-hour Class Advancement solo events will offer double milestone and rank rewards. The double rewards will be active until January 20th at 1PM EST. Both these events are among the easiest to complete, since very little effort is required on them for prepared summoners.

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Gwenpool - Champion Highlight & Review

Gwenpool

Kabam is introducing Gwenpool into Marvel Contest of Champions. This character is an interesting amalgam of two popular characters in Marvel Comics - Gwen Stacy and Deadpool. On the contest she will belong to the Skill class and will be available via crystals and arenas starting January 5th.

[EVENT] Gwenpool: Agent of C.A.B.L.E.


Kabam has announced a brand new event for the month of January, titled Gwenpool: Agent of C.A.B.L.E.. According to Kabam, it doesn't look like we will require a new update in order to run these quests. The quest involves Gwenpool travelling through alternate time lines attempting to help the Avengers Unity Team.

Should I buy the new "Limited Time Energy Bundle" offer

Full Energy Refill
Full Energy refills are a limited, and sometimes pricey resource on Marvel Contest of Champions. They are most valued by summoners attempting Legend runs on monthly quests and cost 30 Units in game.

Fortunately Kabam has an in-game store offer on Energy bundles, allowing summoners to purchase energy refills at a discounted price

Monday, January 2, 2017

Was the Memory Lane Crystal rigged ?


The ongoing arena on Marvel's Contest of Champions rewards a Memory Lane crystal as top prizes on the 4-Star and 3-Star arenas. These crystals are supposed to contain a total of 26 champions released over the course of the year, but unfortunately did doesn't appear to be the case.

Sunday, January 1, 2017

Kabam releases Fun Facts highlighting contest's achivements

Kabam releases Fun Facts

Kabam has released some interesting statistics, commemorating the two year lifespan of the contest. The stats give us some interesting overview of how much the contest has grown, but also leaves us with some unanswered questions.

Kabam introduces New Year Deals with Tier 4 Class Catalysts

Kabam introduces New Year Deals with Tier 4 Class Catalysts


It looks like 2017 could very well be the year of the Tier 4 Class Catalyst (T4CC), as Kabam has unveiled some brand new deals to kick off the new year. Additional deals include a 4-Shard Crystal card and a Premium Hero Crystal Card.