Marvel's Avengers News
News We Promise This Is the Last Ever Marvel's Avengers PS5, PS4 Patch Now
Well, it should be, anyway
Marvel’s Avengers was supposed to receive its last ever patch earlier this week, but it’s only gone and got another one. To be fair, Crystal Dynamics has released v2.8.2 on PS5 and PS4 to clean up a handful of remaining hiccups, and it deserves credit for returning to the well one last time in order to solve any...
News Marvel's Avengers PS5, PS4 Upgraded to Definitive Edition, Most Content Now Free
One last hurrah
Marvel's Avengers is officially on its last legs, with support for the lethargic live-service game coming to an end in September, with one last big patch making almost all content in the game free and setting the state of the game in stone. The single-player segment of the game, the campaign and associated side missions will stil
News Marvel's Avengers Makes Almost All PS5, PS4 Content Free Before Delisting
Final update buffs heroes before winding down
Update: After a little bit of a mix-up, the Marvel’s Avengers patch notes for v2.8 are now live, and they include a surprising number of bug fixes, improvements, and tuning considering the release is at the end of its life. We’ve included all of the updates below: NEW FEATURES: The Marketplace has...
News Marvel's Avengers Will Add War Machine for Free on PS5, PS4 Before Waving Farewell
War never changes
There’s still a little life left in Marvel’s Avengers, but the pulse is faint at this point. Crystal Dynamics is eager to celebrate the release before it’s permanently taken offline on 30th September, however, and it’s handing out a free War Machine skin for anyone that’s stuck around. The caveat here is that you’ll...
News Marvel's Avengers Support Officially Ends in September, Three Years After Release
Support for Marvel's Avengers will officially end on the 30th September 2023, developer Crystal Dynamics has confirmed. The live service action game will be just three years old by then, having first launched for PS4 in September 2020. You'll be able to keep playing the game after the above date, both in solo and multiplayer, but there'll be...
News Marvel's Avengers' Cloning Lab Has Taken Two Years to Arrive
But it's coming tomorrow
Crystal Dynamics first started talking about Marvel’s Avengers’ Omega Level Threat mission the Cloning Lab all the way back in 2020, but it’ll finally arrive alongside the Winter Soldier, Bucky Barnes, from tomorrow, 29th November. As part of update 2.7, the end-game challenge will see MODOK resurrected in a massive...
News The Winter Soldier Joins Marvel's Avengers This Month
Plus Cloning Lab mission
The Winter Soldier will be added to Marvel's Avengers for free on 29th November 2022 as part of a big update for the game. Voiced by Scott Porter, he'll be given a new heroic mission chain "that sees the Avengers help him regain his confidence in his capacity for good and deal with the trauma inflicted on him by his...
News Jane Foster Joins Marvel's Avengers Roster Today
It's Thor, but it's also not
Jane Foster, aka the Mighty Thor, comes to Marvel's Avengers today as a free update. Packing a new moveset and story, she will be playable for everyone who owns the game along with previous post-launch superheroes like Spider-Man and Black Panther. Unfortunately, though, Jane Foster doesn't bundle in a new campaign to...
News Jane Foster Is the Next Playable Superhero in Marvel's Avengers
Brings some love and thunder
Jane Foster has been revealed as the next playable superhero for Marvel's Avengers. She'll be part of update 2.5, which is planned for launch at an unconfirmed date past May 2022. Of course, the superhero closed yesterday's reveal trailer for Thor: Love and Thunder, so there's some marketing synergy going on here...
News Marvel's Avengers Will Rework War Table in PS5, PS4 Patch Next Week
Marvel’s Avengers is not dead… Well, not yet. Crystal Dynamics has committed a new patch for the PlayStation 5 and PS4 brawler, which is due out on 24th March. This was previously communicated, and will revise the way the War Table works. For those of you unfamiliar with the superhero game, the War Table is what you use to launch...
News She-Hulk Seemingly Marvel's Avengers' Next Heroic Addition on PS5, PS4
Many felt that Crystal Dynamics may disassemble development of the oft-maligned Marvel’s Avengers following the fulfilment of its contractually obligated Spider-Man add-on earlier this year, but it seems the studio is busy beavering away on a new addition: She-Hulk. The character was first teased by a Twitter insider, and before you roll...
News Spider-Man, Raid Arrive in Enormous Marvel's Avengers Update
Dropping on 30th November
A new War Table for Marvel’s Avengers has been published, outlining everything you can expect to be added to the game in its massive 30th November update. This, of course, is the one that adds Spider-Man for PlayStation 5 and PS4 players, and despite what you may have thought previously, he looks fantastic in this new...
News Spider-Man Gameplay Shared in New Marvel's Avengers Hands On
I came in like a wrecking ball
There might be $3,317 worth of Marvel's Avengers cosmetics to buy, but it's because of that you get the likes of Spider-Man's upcoming expansion for completely free. Arriving on 30th November 2021, IGN was lucky enough to go hands on with the web-slinger for two hours, except the video above isn't a result of that.
News All Marvel's Avengers Cosmetics Pegged at $3,400
Assemble those dollar bills
In a headline that perhaps isn’t a surprise for a live service game, one Marvel’s Avengers fan has taken the time to calculate the cost of all of the title’s cosmetics – and it adds up to an eye-watering $3,317. While all of this content is, of course, completely optional, it’s an astounding figure for a release...
News Spider-Man Will Have Some Pretty Cool Suits in Marvel's Avengers on PS5, PS4
Here's the first seven coming to the game
Perhaps the best thing about Marvel’s Spider-Man is the sheer array of suits and costumes that Insomniac Games packed into the open world adventure, and the upcoming web-slinging add-on for Marvel’s Avengers will be no different. Crystal Dynamics has revealed seven suits on its website which will be...
News Marvel's Avengers Trailer Shows Off Spider-Man In All His Glory
PlayStation exclusive hero coming soon
Yesterday, we got our very first glimpse of Spider-Man in Marvel's Avengers with a pretty cool image. Now, though, we have a full-on trailer, revealing the character in full. The video sets up the webhead's appearance in the game, which introduces the superhero with the event Spider-Man: With Great Power...
News Here's What Spider-Man Looks Like in Marvel's Avengers
And here he is. This is what Spider-Man will look like in Marvel's Avengers when the hugely popular character arrives on 30th November 2021 as a PlayStation exclusive. Supported by Thor, Iron Man, and Kamala Khan, the wall-crawler will be part of a Hero event that brings with it a ton of other content, including a new raid. You...
News Spider-Man Finally Swings to Marvel's Avengers on 30th November
Alongside big content update
Well over a year since the game launched, Crystal Dynamics has confirmed PlayStation exclusive character Spider-Man will finally be added to Marvel's Avengers on 30th November 2021. The web-slinger will arrive as part of a Hero Event alongside lots of other content, including a new raid, skins, and challenges. You'll...
News Square Enix Insinuates Crystal Dynamics Was the Wrong Dev for Marvel's Avengers
Says the title produced a disappointing outcome
Ouch! Square Enix boss Yosuke Matsuda has insinuated that Tomb Raider developer Crystal Dynamics may have been the wrong studio for Marvel’s Avengers. Speaking as part of an alarmingly candid annual performance report, via VGC, the executive assured shareholders that the publisher had learned from...
News Marvel's Avengers Dumps Damaging XP Booster Microtransactions
Crystal Dynamics has confirmed that, as of today, it’s removed the controversial XP and resource boosters from Marvel’s Avengers’ in-game store, as it takes the “first step in rebuilding [players’] confidence”. A few weeks ago, the title attracted immense ire from its community, after it introduced microtransactions which sped...
News Marvel's Avengers' PS5, PS4 Exclusive Spider-Man Swinging By This Year
But not part of PlayStation Showcase
Marvel’s Avengers’ controversial PlayStation 5 and PS4 exclusive character, Spider-Man, will arrive this year. Crystal Dynamics confirmed the web-slinger as part of its all-new roadmap, which puts an emphasis on “replayable” content rather than cinematic expansions, like the recent War for Wakanda add-on...
News Marvel's Avengers' Free Black Panther Update Looks Impressive
Vibin' with all this Vibranium
Marvel’s Avengers isn’t a bad game, it’s just a bit of a bland one. Fortunately, the game’s hotly anticipated War for Wakanda update looks set to add a little spice to the co-op brawler. Frankly, this looks absurdly large: there’s a new campaign, missions, villains, enemies, and even a fresh biome to explore...
News Marvel's Avengers' Free Black Panther Add-On Claws 17th August PS5, PS4 Release Date
King T’Challa will make his grand entrance in Marvel’s Avengers on 17th August, when the War for Wakanda heats up on PlayStation 5 and PS4. The campaign – which will be free for all players – will add the Black Panther to the roster of playable superheroes, and will add two new villains, a new biome, new enemies, and the...
News Black Panther to Be Voiced by God of War's Kratos Actor in Marvel's Avengers
Story to depict an older T'Challa
The premature passing of the late but great Chadwick Boseman has cast a cloud over the Marvel Cinematic Universe ever since the news broke, and also created challenges for Marvel’s Avengers’ upcoming War for Wakanda expansion. Now, it’s been confirmed that Christopher Judge – famous for his role as Kratos in...
News Black Widow's White Movie Attire Arrives in Marvel's Avengers on PS5, PS4
She's done running from her past, apparently
The white threads that Scarlett Johansson is sporting in Marvel Studios’ Black Widow are now available in Marvel’s Avengers – for a small fortune, of course. The white jumpsuit will cost you 1,400 Credits, which works out at about $14 – an extortionate sum for a single cosmetic. It does look...
News Marvel's Avengers Will Soon Let Everyone Play as the Same Superhero on PS5, PS4
Everyone's the Hulk
After making a big song and dance out of it earlier in the year, Marvel’s Avengers will soon allow everyone to play as the same superhero online if they so choose. This feature was temporarily enabled in the Tachyon Anomaly event, but developer Crystal Dynamics has confirmed it’ll be a permanent addition in a forthcoming...
News Marvel's Avengers' Cosmic Cube Brings the Scientist Supreme to PS5, PS4
Don't be a square
Marvel’s Avengers’ slow path to redemption will perhaps reach make-or-break point with the Black Panther update due in August, but in the meantime Square Enix is keeping things ticking with its previously announced Cosmic Cube update. This will get underway from 22nd June, and will introduce a new Villain Sector named Beating t
News Marvel's Avengers Fights the War for Wakanda in August, Free for All Players
A wild Black Panther appears
Marvel’s Avengers’ somewhat anticipated Black Panther expansion, War for Wakanda, will finally flash its claws at PlayStation 5 and PS4 in August – and here’s your first taste of what to expect. Like all other expansions for the game, this will be free for everyone to play – and, of course, you’ll be able to...
News Marvel's Avengers' Red Room Takeover Prepares You for Black Widow
Available to play now
After a delay of over a year, Black Widow will finally release in cinemas and on streaming this summer. And maligned superhero brawler Marvel’s Avengers AIMs [Pun intended - Ed] to get you ready for the movie with its Red Room takeover event, which is available to play now until 31st May. “Multiple hacked HARM Rooms will...
News MCU Skins in Marvel's Avengers Leak Online
Understood that reference
Tens of Marvel’s Avengers skins have leaked online – including the game’s hotly anticipated Marvel Cinematic Universe costumes. You may remember that these were previously confirmed to be part of the title’s upcoming Red Room Takeover event, although developer Crystal Dynamics did clarify that you’ll need to...
News Marvel's Avengers' Tachyon Anomaly Brings Heroes of the Same Kind Together
All together now
No longer will you need to fight for the right to play as your favourite Avenger, as the Tachyon Anomaly Event is bringing heroes from different timelines together in Marvel’s Avengers – meaning you can construct a Strike Team consisting solely of the Hulk if you want. Or Thor. Or Iron Man. Like we said, you can go completely...
News PS Now April 2021 Update Includes Marvel's Avengers and Borderlands 3
Sony's been doing pretty well lately with the software lined up for PlayStation Plus and PS Now, and April is no different. For the cloud streaming service, there are just three games joining the fray, but they're pretty big ones. Marvel's Avengers, Borderlands 3, and The Long Dark will be streamable and downloadable on PS Now starting...
News Marvel's Avengers Dev Clarifies That You'll Need to Buy MCU Outfits
No free ride
At what point should we start feeling sorry for Square Enix and Crystal Dynamics? Even the scheduling of this article, posted directly after Insomniac Games’ free Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales update, feels like a kick in the ion thrusters. Nevertheless, the company has confirmed that, contrary to the wording of a social media...
News Marvel's Avengers Is the Straw That Broke the Camel's Back with PS4 to PS5 Upgrades
Poor ol’ Marvel’s Avengers just can’t catch a break, can it? This week was supposed to be its big next-gen relaunch, with new Hawkeye content timed to release alongside it – instead, all anyone can talk about is how bad PlayStation 5’s upgrade procedure is. For the record, we think the hyperbole being shared on social media is...
News PS5 Makes a Mockery of Marvel's Avengers' Long PS4 Load Times
Plus a load of other improvements
The PlayStation 5 version of Marvel's Avengers just launched, and according to Digital Foundry, improvements over the PS4 edition are immediately noticeable. Most impressive is the fact that load times have been significantly reduced — to the point where the difference seems crazy. On PS4 Pro, some load times can...
News Spider-Man Is Still a Ways Off from Joining Marvel's Avengers
Not arriving before the summer
Remember when the internet was up in arms over Spider-Man appearing exclusively in Marvel's Avengers? That whole kerfuffle looks a little silly six months later as the Crystal Dynamics title hasn't exactly set the world on fire like its big-screen counterparts have done in the past. Anyway, we're actually still waiting...
News Marvel's Avengers Adds Black Panther: War for Wakanda Expansion on PS5, PS4 This Year
Apart from Spider-Man, it’s the big update Marvel’s Avengers fans have been hoping for: Black Panther War for Wakanda is launching later this year. The expansion – like all other add-ons – will be free for existing owners of the game. It’ll include the “Wakandan Jungle Biome, new enemies, and much more”. There are no...
News Marvel's Avengers Dev Doubles Down on Level Progression Nerf
Attempts to explain reasoning
Those still playing Marvel's Avengers and the wider gaming community did not react well to last week's news that developer Crystal Dynamics will be nerfing the game's level progression once the PlayStation 5 version launches on 18th March 2021. The studio has confirmed it will increase the amount of XP needed to...
News Marvel's Avengers Will Nerf Level Progression When PS5 Version Launches
25 to 50 takes longer
Levelling up your trusty group of superheroes in Marvel's Avengers will take much longer than before once the native PlayStation 5 version is released on 18th March 2021. That's because developer Crystal Dynamics is increasing the amount of XP you'll need to reach the maximum rank of 50 as part of an upcoming patch that will be...
News Marvel's Avengers PS5 Version Coming 18th March with Hawkeye Expansion
Upgrade and DLC both free
Crystal Dynamics has revealed that the PlayStation 5 version of Marvel's Avengers will release on 18th March 2021 alongside the free Hawkeye expansion. Upgrading to the current-gen version will be free for pre-existing PlayStation 4 owners, and the second superhero to be added to the game after launch won't cost anything...
News Next Marvel's Avengers Stream Will Detail PS5 Version, Hawkeye Reveal
Scheduled for 16th February
It looks like developer Crystal Dynamics is still committed to making Marvel's Avengers a thing as it dates another War Table livestream well in advance of the air time. Scheduled to take place on 16th February 2021, the digital showcase will provide more information on the PlayStation 5 version of the game and fully...
News Upcoming Content for Marvel's Avengers Will Bring Players Back, Says Studio Head
Crystal Dynamics confident of near-future plans
Let's be frank: interest in Marvel's Avengers seems to have taken a nosedive since it released last month. The Crystal Dynamics game combines a cinematic story with Destiny-like ongoing progression, but with a lack of meaningful endgame activities, players are beginning to lose faith. However, in a...
News Marvel's Avengers Patch 1.3 Fixes 'Over 1000 Issues', Including Progression Bugs
Biggest update yet
Good lord, what kind of state was Marvel's Avengers in when it launched earlier this month? The game's "biggest patch yet" will be available to download shortly on PS4 (later today at the time of writing), and it promises to fix "over 1000 issues". While it's great that all of this stuff is being improved, is it really okay to be...
Poll Did You Buy Marvel's Avengers?
Marvel's Avengers is out now on PlayStation 4, but do you plan on buying a copy? We still remember the game's official reveal at E3 2019. It was a very muddy announcement, with Square Enix failing to tell us anything about how the title actually played. The Avengers themselves looked like knockoffs, and the mere mention of "no...
Guide Marvel's Avengers Game: Does It Have Single Player?
Do you have to be online to play?
Can you play Marvel's Avengers in single player? Does Marvel's Avengers have a single player campaign? Both Crystal Dynamics and Square Enix have marketed their latest title as a Game as a Service that revolves around multiplayer and playing with your friends. That's perfect for the online crowd, but does the...
Guide Marvel's Avengers Game: Why Can't Characters Open Breakable Doors?
How to open breakable doors
Why can't characters open breakable doors in Marvel's Avengers? Why can't Black Widow break open doors in Marvel's Avengers? Why can't Iron Man break open doors in Marvel's Avengers? Why can't Captain America break open doors in Marvel's Avengers? Rather bizarrely, the ability to open the breakable doors you see spread...
Guide Marvel's Avengers Game Guide: Tips, Tricks, and Best Character Builds
Your ultimate Marvel's Avengers resource
Marvel's Avengers is the latest game from developer Crystal Dynamics, who previously produced the rebooted Tomb Raider franchise alongside Square Enix. That includes Tomb Raider and Rise of the Tomb Raider. The game tells an original story within the Marvel universe, taking inspiration from comic books of the...
Guide Marvel's Avengers Game: Best Kamala Khan Character Builds
Kamala Khan's best Specialty and Mastery skills
What are the best Kamala Khan character builds in Marvel's Avengers? What are the best Specialty and Mastery skills for Kamala Khan? Ms Marvel, also known as Kamala Khan, is the first character you'll be able to play as in Marvel's Avengers and her story forms the crux of what sees the superhero...
Guide Marvel's Avengers Game: Best Iron Man Character Builds
Iron Man's best Specialty and Mastery skills
What are the best Iron Man character builds in Marvel's Avengers? What are the best Specialty and Mastery skills for Iron Man? Tony Stark is the third superhero you will recruit as part of the Marvel's Avengers campaign, and he brings with him new abilities tied to ranged attacks, parrying, and flying. As...
Guide Marvel's Avengers Game: How to Get Free Credits
Beating the system
How do you get free Credits in Marvel's Avengers? How can you avoid buying the paid currency in Marvel's Avengers? Just like a lot of titles in the Games as a Service umbrella, the latest experience from Crystal Dynamics includes microtransactions. This currency, named Credits, can be exchanged for Hero Challenge Cards and...