After two years of teases, we’ve finally seen Square Enix’s version of Marvel’s Avengers in action, and we have a release date: May 15, 2020.
Marvel’s Avengers is an action-adventure game for up to four players. The Marvel’s Avengers’ Twitter said it will have an “ever-expanding universe” with a customizable, growing roster of heroes. Every new hero added will be free, and there will be no loot boxes.The game will have a multiplayer option – we don’t know too much information about it, but it will have teams of 4 players online with a customisable roster of heroes.
Every new hero, in every new region, will be delivered to the game ‘at no additional cost’. There will be no lootboxes, or pay to win scenarios.
The game represents a collaboration between Eidos Montreal, Nixie Software, Crystal Northwest, Square Enix, Marvel Studios and Crystal Dynamics.
Marvel’s Avengers is getting a pre-release beta, and PlayStation 4 users will get a crack at it first, Square Enix announced at E3 2019. The game’s Twitter account confirms that a PS4 owners can play the beta first.
Pre-ordering gets you into the beta. There is no word as to when the beta will begin, how long it will be exclusive to PS4, or what it will contain, but keep checking back with GameSpot for the latest. Square Enix and PlayStation are working together for “awesome surprises” for the PS4 edition of the game, according to Square Enix.
Marvel’s Avengers launches on May 15, 2020. Release is just the beginning, as Square Enix says fans can expect a regular stream of new content over time, all of which will be free.
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- Marvel’s Avengers Finally Gets A Trailer, And It’s Still Unclear What The Game Is
- Marvel’s Avengers Game Release Date Revealed, Coming Next May
- Marvel’s Avengers At E3 2019: Post-Release DLC Is Free; No Loot Boxes
- The game will feature Crystal Dynamics’ own interpretation of the Avengers – so don’t expect it to be too similar to the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
The game will have an original story and will see the players take on the role of Avengers as they try to embrace their powers and learn that, together, ‘we are mighty’.
You lead the team as Captain America, call down the thunder of Thor, unleash the Hulk, strike swiftly as Black Widow and blast through the sky as Iron Man.
Laura Bailey is Black Widow, Troy Baker is Captain America, Nolan North is Tony Stark and we’ll update the other characters when we watch the trailer back.
The game is coming May 15, 2020.