What characters can you play as in Marvel's Avengers? As a game all about fulfilling your superhero dreams, it's probably a good idea to know who you'll actually be able to play as in the upcoming PlayStation 4 title. As part of our Marvel's Avengers: Everything We Know So Far guide, we're going to tell you the characters you can play as in the game.
Marvel's Avengers: All Confirmed Characters
In Marvel's Avengers, you will be able to play as the following characters:
Captain America (Steve Rodgers)
In an effort to develop an army of enhanced troops during World War II, a secret initiative of the US government injected Steve Rogers with an experimental Super-Soldier Serum, granting him the peak potential of human strength, endurance, and dexterity. Donning a red, white & blue uniform and armed with a Vibranium shield, Rogers fought the Axis Powers as Captain America, a defender of the innocent, and the Living Legend of World War II. Accidentally frozen in ice at the end of the war, Rogers’ body was recovered and thawed out by the Avengers, who he then joined and eventually led. Following the traumatic events of A-Day, the Avengers are shattered by his shocking sacrifice.
Iron Man (Tony Stark)
Tony Stark: billionaire, genius, inventor, philanthropist. Once the world's leading weapons manufacturer, a brush with death forced Stark to rethink his values and realize he could put his prodigious talents to better use. As a result, he developed his cutting edge Iron Man armor and helped found the Avengers – Earth’s Mightiest Heroes united to protect the world against catastrophic threats. After the terrible events of A-Day and the Avengers' disbandment, a bitter Stark longs to blast back into action – and for redemption.
Thor (Thor Idinson)
Legend tells of the son of Odin, heir to the otherworldly throne of Asgard – he is the mighty Thor, the God of Thunder! He found a second home on earth among the Avengers and devoted himself to protecting his adopted home from evil. With his enchanted hammer Mjolnir, Thor vanquishes any foes who may threaten his allies. After the events of A-Day, he no longer feels worthy of Mjolnir and leaves it behind for a humble life serving the people of Earth.
The Hulk (Bruce Banner)
A massive dose of gamma radiation transformed the brilliant but meek scientist Dr. Bruce Banner into the jade giant known as the Hulk. When he reaches his emotional limit, Banner transforms into an immense, rage-fueled beast with superhuman strength, endurance and durability. The Hulk constantly battles with uncontrollable anger, but is a fierce companion on the battlefield. Not long after the tragic events at A-Day, Bruce Banner retreats into a permanent state as the Hulk, withdrawing to an abandoned Helicarrier in Utah and isolating himself from society.
Black Widow (Natasha Romanoff)
Raised from an early age in the top-secret Soviet Red Room program, Natasha Romanoff is the Black Widow, a dangerous super spy and master in the arts of espionage, subversion, and combat. Though she was trained as a government assassin, she ultimately defected from her original keepers and joined the Avengers to right the wrongs of her past, vowing to use her highly specialized skillset and signature Widow’s Bite to protect the innocent. After the A-Day tragedy, Natasha goes undercover to help the victims of A-Day and clear the Avengers’ name.
Ms. Marvel (Kamala Khan)
A whip smart Pakistani American young woman with an optimistic personality, Kamala Khan is fueled by a profound desire for positive change and is determined to combat injustice wherever she finds. Kamala has been an Avengers fan girl since she was a child – besides thinking they are just cool, she admires them (and especially Captain Marvel) because they represent the best humanity has to offer – and on a deeper level, they inspire her to become the best version of herself. Kamala was exposed to Terrigen Mist during A-Day, which activated the dormant Inhuman genes within her, awakening her healing factor and polymorphic powers. She’s been hiding her abilities for years, but soon adventure will call her to action from her home in Jersey City and inspire her to become a hero in her own right.
Which Avenger are you excited to play as the most? For more information, check out our Marvel's Avengers: Everything We Know So Far guide.