The latest title released by Marvel’s Avengers developer Crystal Dynamics. The game has all the original Avengers including new additions. It also recently completed its beta phase. So, here’s everything you need to know before the full game starts on September 4th.
Marvel’s Avengers storyline
The storyline of the game is in a world still recovering from A-Day events. The day the deadly toxin was released in the city of San Francisco. It gave supernatural powers to the people who were exposed. Consequently, the Avengers were blamed for the accident.
In the aftermath of the tragedy, AIM takes matters into the hands of Modok-led Their goal: to get rid of the world of superheroes. One young woman still believes that Avengers was created by AIM to take on all those who turned out to be none other than Mrs. Marvel aka Kamala Khan. The young hero is now looking for evidence against AIM. She slowly rallies the Avengers and other shield agents, ending AIM’s plans at once.
Gameplay and collaboration
Marvel’s Avengers include Iron Man, Thor, Black Widow, Kamala Khan and the Hulk. PlayStation users play like this Spider-Man, Especially next year. In addition, hockey will also be a part of the Avengers in the future.
The game has different game modes. There are hero specific campaign missions and war zones. Hero missions follow the main storyline of the individual Avengers. They go on various missions around the world as part of their own story. War zones are other missions with more specific targets.
Battlefields missions can have 4-player co-op mode or complete solo with 3 AI heroes. These missions help to increase the power level for the Avengers and upgrade with better gear. Iconic Missions, Faction Missions, Drop Zones, Vaults, Hives & Villain Sector are the various war zone missions in this game. Each of these has different goals, difficulty levels and rewards.
Character customization is a huge part of the game. Each hero can be customized / upgraded by completing War Zone missions or Hero missions. As the game progresses, you can also change their appearance as you unlock more rewards. Each Avenger has a different game style that players can take advantage of to see what works best for them.
The beta experiment was very successful for the game. According to Square Enix Blog, With over 6 million players participating and playing over 27 million hours. The post also mentioned additional information related to the 1 day patch. See here.
Overall, Marvel’s Avengers have impressed fans on the beta and are looking forward to the highly successful launch on September 4Th. The game looks promising and is a refreshing addition to superhero games.