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“We’re confident that we’ll see PC players return,” says Marvel’s Avengers dev amidst reports of dwindling player base

Crystal Dynamics has big plans for Marvel’s Avengers, and the developer says what’s coming will bring back lapsed players.Marvel’s Avengers seems to have vanished off the face of the Earth. Though it only released in September, the game rarely comes up in conversations online, which is the opposite of what you want from a service game in that style.A combination of bugs, lack of meaningful endgame content and big gaps in communication from developer Crystal Dynamics have caused players to give up on the game. As noted by Forbes, Avengers’ Steam numbers are dangerously close to dipping below 1,000 concurrent.Even…

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Marvel’s Avengers microtransaction costs and cosmetic prices revealed

Marvel’s Avengers releases with a stacked marketplace full of things to spend real money on.Marvel’s Avengers has officially gone live for some Deluxe Edition owners around the world, with more joining them later today. It may not surprise you to know that Avengers, as a modern AAA game, has a busy marketplace and a paid currency ready to bought on day one.This also means the various stores already have packs of Credits, the game’s paid currency, ready to go. According to PlayStation Store listings, four packs of Credits are available for purchase. 500 Credits – $5. 2,000 Credits (plus 200…

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Marvel’s Avengers unlock times, pre-load, pre-order bonuses and everything else you need to know

Marvel’s Avengers is just a few days away, and we know exactly when we can start playing.Marvel’s Avengers developer Crystal Dynamics has revealed pretty much all remaining details about the game’s impending release on PC, PS4, Xbox One and Stadia. You may have already gotten a taste of what Avengers has to offer with the recent beta weekends, and the full game obviously offers much more.You’ll have access to six heroes (Iron Man, Hulk, Captain America, Ms. Marvel, Black Widow, and Thor), playable in the campaign and across over 80 War Zones and Drop Zones. Future, post-launch heroes – such…

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Marvel’s Avengers co-op has no join-in-progress

Marvel’s Avengers has a bit of an outdated approach to online co-op.Marvel’s Avengers developer Crystal Dynamics has been answering some leftover questions, and detailing practically how everything is going to work in the full game. Recently, the developer confirmed the general content of the game’s day one patch, and now, we get to learn more about Avengers’ mission structure, co-op and a few of the limitations that will be there at launch. In the latest blog post, Crystal Dynamics revealed that the game does not allow join-in-progress, at least at launch.In other words, you’ll need to assemble your team before…

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Marvel’s Avengers patches fix two of the beta’s most annoying problems, and stuttering on PC

By Sherif Saed, Friday, 21 August 2020 09:49 GMT Marvel’s Avengers has received a pair of patches in preparation for the third and final beta weekend.As we get closer to the last Marvel’s Avengers beta test – open to everyone on all platforms starting today, developer Crystal Dynamics rolled out a pair of updates to address some of the problems and annoyances players reported over the last two beta weekends.Two in particular are worth highlighting here, because of how often they came up in discussions around the beta. All three platforms now have a slider to adjust camera shake sensitivity,…

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Marvel’s Avengers has exclusive content for Virgin, Verizon, Intel… and 5 Gum customers

PlayStation players aren’t the only ones getting exclusive content in Marvel’s Avengers.Marvel’s Avengers upset fans last week with the news that Spider-Man is exclusive to PlayStation, leaving out roughly two-thirds of the player base.It now appears publisher Square Enix inked other, smaller deals for bits of exclusive content with various other companies, including non-gaming ones. The different cross-promotion deals – for now at least – offer entirely cosmetic items. Things like skins, re-colours, and in one case, bubble gums.Verizon and Virgin customers can look forward to a pack of in-game skins. The skins are identical across the two networks, which…

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Here’s what the Marvel’s Avengers beta really looks like

By Matt Martin, Friday, 7 August 2020 12:00 GMT The beta for Marvel’s Avengers goes live today for players on PS4, and we’re finally able to bring you captured gameplay from our session with the beta last week. Although Alex has already shared his thoughts on the game, we wanted to be able to show you gameplay that’s really representative of the beta, rather than any the glossy edits you’ll see in trailers. This is what it looks like with four people teaming up to smash a whole load of robots. And believe us when we say, that’s all it’s…

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Marvel’s Avengers beta start times: Everything you need to know about dates, pre-load, and content

After the initial, so-so reception to Marvel’s Avengers among critics and fans, millions are anxious to get their hands on the game and see for themselves whether it’s worth buying.Marvel’s Avengers is the new game from Tomb Raider developer Crystal Dynamics, and co-developer Eidos Montreal. Playable solo offline or in online co-op for up to four players, Avengers is the first real AAA attempt to bring Marvel’s iconic team to the realm of third-person action games. I like to think of it as a third-person version of the amazing, but ill-fated Marvel Heroes.We played the beta ahead of its launch,…

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After causing a stir, UK retailer says Spider-Man PS4 exclusive in Marvel’s Avengers not correct

By Sherif Saed, Monday, 3 August 2020 15:36 GMT A UK retailer has retracted a key detail on its Marvel’s Avengers store page.Earlier today, Marvel’s Avengers fans spotted a curious line on the store page for the game’s PS4 version on UK retailer Base’s website. The detail, which has since been removed, revealed that Spider-Man is a playable character in the game, but only on PS4.It seems a little too close to release for a detail this major to have been hiding, but some nonetheless took it at face value. Base has since updated its Marvel’s Avengers PS4 listing to…