Marvel’s Avengers’ 2021 content material roadmap was revealed at this time through the Square Enix Presents stream and particulars what followers can anticipate from the sport following at this time’s Operation: Hawkeye Future Imperfect replace. This consists of new mission sorts, occasions, MCU-inspired outfits, plus the introduction of Black Panther and Wakanda.
Below is the roadmap picture, and underneath that’s all the pieces we discovered about the way forward for Marvel’s Avengers.
Tachyon Anomaly Event (Spring 2021)
The Tachyon Anomaly occasion will quickly take away the restrictions stopping greater than one of many identical hero to be on every staff. This will apply to all mission sorts (besides the newly replayable marketing campaign) and permits for any mixture of heroes to staff up, whether or not that be one in every of every Avenger as is at present allowed, or 4 Hulks if that’s what you want.
In reality, this occasion will encourage you to match with greater than one of many identical hero, providing every day and weekly rewards for finishing targets. A model new Tachyon Rift mission will even be launched, happening within the sport’s Eastern Seaboard location. No actual date has been positioned on this occasion however might be coming this Spring.
Red Room Takeover (Spring 2021)
Also coming this Spring is the Red Room Takeover, which is able to launch across the identical time because the Black Widow film, however gained’t instantly tie-in with the MCU film. Black Widow’s age-old adversary Yelena Belova has positioned surveillance chips within Aimbots, and it’s your job to retrieve them, discover the supply of this hack and “settle an old score”.
Later on within the occasion the Red Room will activate, which means Yelena has infiltrated the helicarrier’s H.A.R.M room and created a difficult entice that Widow and the staff should escape from. Multiple variations of this problem might be out there all through the occasion. Each hero will even have quests to finish with a view to earn cosmetics similar to Red Room impressed nameplates.
The Cosmic Cube (Summer 2021)
The Cosmic Cube is a brand new villain sector coming this Summer. Newly-titled AIM Scientist Supreme Monica Rappaccini is on the core of this mission, which takes place after the occasions of the Hawkeye Future Imperfect storyline.
Players will go to the frozen tundra to uncover an AIM secret lab the place Monica is making a Cosmic Cube. The villain battle in opposition to Rappaccini is promised to be “a totally new experience” involving a techno-advanced clone military of herself.
Wasteland Patrol (Summer 2021)
Patrol is a model new sport mode that can first be launched to the Wasteland space launched within the Hawkeye replace. It’s designed as “one large overland map where players can move from one area to the next”. Enemies and actions will constantly spawn throughout the map with no single set goal like different mission sorts, permitting freedom for the participant to have interaction with what they like doing within the space.
Omega Level Threat Missions (Summer 2021)
Currently in growth however with no set launch date, Omega Level Threat missions are particularly designed for multiplayer and require a “well-coordinated team to succeed”. The first of those missions is titled “Resolution” and relies on the final mission of the Kate Bishop story chain. It entails combating the just lately launched Super Adaptoid enemy and presents customized glowing inexperienced gear for every hero based mostly on this enemy sort.
Cloning Labs is the 2nd Omega Level Threat mission (after initially being one thing deliberate to drop simply weeks after Marvel Avengers’ launch). It is 4-player solely and the longest mission within the sport. In the final encounter, based mostly on the participant’s talent stage, as much as 4 Abomination clones can spawn to actually put you to the take a look at.
War for Wakanda Expansion (Later in 2021)
Black Panther is becoming a member of the Marvel’s Avengers roster of heroes later this yr. His introduction within the War for Wakanda enlargement will embody a Wakandan Jungle biome to discover, new villains together with Ulysses Klaue or “Klaw”, plus a brand new outpost, new hero outfits and a rise to the facility stage cap.
MCU Inspired Outfits
A a lot fan-requested addition, Marvel Cinematic Universe impressed outfits are on their technique to Avengers, although no timescale or particulars on how these might be acquired have been given as of but.
The staff at Crystal Dynamics are hoping this indicators a nook being turned for Marvel’s Avengers, following a slower than scheduled begin to the sport’s lifecycle. Studio Head Scot Amos states that they’re aiming to “be transparent” and “deliver at high quality when it’s ready”. The reveal of a transparent roadmap with content material for followers to sit up for is an effective first step on this course.
Today sees the discharge of the sport’s second new hero, Hawkeye, alongside the Future Imperfect marketing campaign, and next-gen variations of the sport. We additionally discovered that the sport isn’t going free-to-play anytime soon, and that the PlayStation-exclusive Spider-Man hero won’t be coming until Summer 2021 on the very earliest.