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Marvel’s Avengers Kate Bishop DLC dated for early December

By Dom Peppiatt, Thursday, 19 November 2020 17:07 GMT The latest Marvel’s Avengers War Table video gives us more information about what we can expect from the game’s first DLC character: Kate Bishop.Kate Bishop, who trained under the bow-wielding hero Hawkeye in Square Enix’s version of the Marvel universe, will debut in Operation Taking AIM – a new story that continues on directly from the end of the main game.The Operation, and Kate Bishop herself, will arrive in the game on December 8. You can check out the War Table presentation and the Kate Bishop deep dive below.Hawkeye is voiced…

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Square Enix financials indicate Marvel’s Avengers hasn’t done as well as hoped

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 7 November 2020 15:20 GMT Square Enix has reported its financials for the first half of its current fiscal year, and it appears Marvel’s Avengers didn’t sell as well as the company estimated.According to the financials (thanks, GI.biz), only major releases such as Final Fantasy 7 Remake and Marvel’s Avengers provided an uptick in revenue for the first half of the year.While an uptick in revenue is always good, it doesn’t seem as though Marvel’s Avengers brought in as much revenue as the firm would have hoped.In the first half of the fiscal year when Final Fantasy 7…

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Marvel’s Avengers next-gen release pushed into 2021, Kate Bishop DLC delayed

By Stephany Nunneley, Friday, 16 October 2020 16:02 GMT Crystal Dynamics has delayed the next-gen release of Marvel’s Avengers into 2021, and have pushed the Kate Bishop content out of October.In a blog post today, the developer said the reason for the Kate Bishop delay for Marvel’s Avengers is to have a “fixed, predictable patching cycle,” with time for extensive testing before new content is released.The team also made the decision to move the PS5 and Xbox Series X/S release into 2021 to ensure it gives the team time to “deliver a next-gen experience showcasing all that this game is meant to…

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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 patched, players being handed free Polychoron and Uru

By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 24 September 2020 20:57 GMT Patch 1.3.1 has been released for Marvel’s Avengers and addresses a handful of large issues.Smaller than last week’s patch, it includes a fix for Marvel Avengers players being unable to accept Faction Missions/Villain Sectors.Because this bug prevented players from being able to earn specific rare rewards, the team at Crystal Dynamics is granting the following to all players:  250 Polychoron and 500 Uru.These rewards can be claimed from today until Thursday, October 1 at 10am PDT. You will need to view one of your Challenge Cards to activate this reward.Other changes include…

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Marvel’s Avengers patch resolves a number of playthroughs stoppers, more

By Stephany Nunneley, Wednesday, 9 September 2020 16:46 GMT A new patch is available for Marvel’s Avengers on consoles.Crystal Dynamics has released an update for Marvel’s Avengers which fixes a number of playthrough stoppers, and makes some backup save UI improvements.You can also expect load time optimizations, and campaign mission reward outfits will no longer disappear from Cosmetics Inventory UIFor Xbox One specifically, the patch makes it so Achievements should now unlock and increment properly.There’s more to patch V1.2.5, so we’ve popped the notes below.The patch is already available for PS4 and will be released later today on Xbox One.V1.3.0, the next…

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Marvel’s Avengers: Where to find all the Hulk Comic Books

Collecting comics is a key way to boost your Hero stats across the Marvel’s Avengers main campaign and multiplayer, but where do you find them?There are comic books for each of the featured Heroes, including Ms Marvel and the Hulk. As part of the opening mission, you’ll need to collect five Avengers comics that are very easy to find. From there on in, you’ll be able to find comics out in the world and in the likes of Stronghold chests, as well as other collectables and gear.Some comic books can be found out on desks or on top of boxes…

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Marvel’s Avengers patch improves stability, fixes some bugs

By Stephany Nunneley, Friday, 4 September 2020 14:46 GMT Marvel’s Avengers is out today, and so is a stability patch.A stability patch for Marvel’s Avengers is available on all platforms, but we’ve pulled PC-specific information off the game’s Steam page. Contents of the patch are based on data collected after early access to the game started on September 1. PC-specific fixes in the patch include a work-around for the Nvidia 10-series driver problem. The issue was causing crashes when using ALT-TAB, ALT-ENTER, and other situations.The patch also enabled Steam Cloud so that you can synchronize your save-games between multiple PCs….

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Marvel’s Avengers: Where to find all the Ms Marvel Comic Books

Whether you enjoy the films or the comics in real life, there are a bunch of cool Marvel comics to hunt down in Marvel’s Avengers. Alongside the likes of Thor and Black Widow, Kamala Khan AKA Ms Marvel gets her own comic book line in Marvel’s Avengers. Collecting comic books is quite a time-consuming activity, but you’ll be boosting your stats along the way, so it’s a worthwhile endeavour.There are five Ms Marvel comic books to collect during the main campaign, so let’s take a look at where to find them. If you’re just getting started with Marvel’s Avengers, check…

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Marvel’s Avengers Gear guide: How to gather resources and improve your equipment

Every good superhero needs decent gear and in Marvel’s Avengers, there are a lot of items to choose from. As you progress through the main campaign, complete Harm Rooms and take part in the multiplayer, you’ll gather a bunch of Hero gear. Even when you unlock inventory space aboard the Chimera, you only have around 300 slots and each Hero can carry up to nine of each type, so choose wisely.Some items can be upgraded and given a power boost, but to do so, you’ll need to gather a bunch of different resources, so let’s take a look at how…

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Marvel’s Avengers was the most-downloaded beta in PlayStation history

By Stephany Nunneley, Wednesday, 2 September 2020 19:11 GMT The Marvel’s Avengers beta was very popular, especially with PlayStation 4 users.Square Enix has announced the Marvel’s Avengers beta was globally the most-downloaded beta in PlayStation history.News of the achievement was announced on Twitter. A heroic achievement — the Marvel’s Avengers Beta was globally the most-downloaded beta in PlayStation history. Congrats to our team @CrystalDynamics!#EmbraceYourPowers on September 4 https://t.co/UVFJmEgcrq pic.twitter.com/lAMniXczWg — Square Enix (@SquareEnix) September 2, 2020Earlier this week it was announced the beta, on all platforms, attracted 6 million players from all over the world. Participants spent around 27 million…

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Marvel’s Avengers adds Kate Bishop as post-launch hero, special missions detailed

The latest Marvel’s Avengers War Table provided a new look at the game ahead of release and revealed the post-launch hero, Kate Bishop.The third Marvel’s Avengers War Table was held today, during which Kate Bishop was announced as post-launch DLC. Alongside the character, four new high-level mission types were shown, which you will progress through via the Avengers Initiative: Villain Sectors, SHIELD Vaults, AIM’s Secret Lab, and Mega Hives.Villain Sectors are special missions that provide showdowns with powerful bosses that you will want to return to as your heroes get closer to the game’s level cap of 150, while SHIELD…

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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…