Marvel Avengers is a 2020 action role-playing brawler video game developed by Crystal Dynamics and published by Square Enix. Based on the Marvel Comics superhero team the Avengers, the game is mainly inspired by the Marvel Cinematic Universe‘s iteration of the group, but also incorporates elements from the team’s long-running comic book mythology. The plot follows Inhuman teenager Kamala Khan, who gained superpowers after exposure to Terrigen Mist during A-Day, a celebratory day for the Avengers until a tragedy resulted in death and destruction. Blamed for the tragedy, the Avengers disbanded, allowing the science corporation A.I.M. to take their place. Five years later, when A.I.M. threatens to end the world of superpowered individuals, Kamala embarks on a quest to reassemble Earth’s Mightiest Heroes so that they could save the world from peril once more.
The game is played from a third-person perspective and has both single-player and multiplayer modes; it features an online co-op mode, allowing players to assemble a team of heroes of their own. The initial roster consisted of Steve Rogers / Captain America, Tony Stark / Iron Man, Bruce Banner / Hulk, Thor, Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow, and Kamala Khan / Ms. Marvel, with more characters being added in free post-launch updates, which also added new regions to be explored. Each hero possess a variety of costume customization features, as well as the capacity to upgrade their powers and abilities using a skill tree.
Marvel’s Avengers was released for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Stadia on September 4, 2020. The game received mixed reviews upon release, with critics praising its combat and story, but criticizing its repetition, lack of substantial content, user interface, and technical issues. It will also be released on the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S in 2021, with PlayStation 4 players and Xbox One players being able to upgrade to the next-gen version for free.
Marvel’s Avengers is a third-person, action-adventure game that combines an original, cinematic story with single-player and co-operative gameplay. The game can be played offline as a single-player experience or online with up to four people during certain aspects of the game. The game will feature customization options including abilities and costumes, which can be upgraded using a skill tree. Costumes have been sourced from “all corners of the Marvel universe” and can be earned in-game or bought separately as DLC. Players will also be able to receive free updates containing new regions and characters.