It’s been one yr since Marvel’s Avengers hit the scene, and developer Crystal Dynamics launched a brand new highway map for the remainder of 2021. With particulars for the primary raid, an influence degree cap improve, and, after all, confirming once more that Spider-Man is slated to return to PlayStation later this yr.
In an in depth new weblog, Crystal Dynamics seems to be again on the yr, together with all of the ups and downs, in addition to seems to be in direction of the longer term offering a glimpse at some upcoming content material.
First factor’s first, sure, Spider-Man is still slated to be released sometime this year as a playable character in a brand new Hero Event exclusive to PlayStation players. Unfortunately, that’s about all the main points Crystal Dynamics shared immediately. The group additionally confirmed that Spider-Man or Avengers will not be showcased in this week’s PlayStation livestream.
The roadmap additionally revealed Avengers’ very first raid content material. Called “Discordant Sound” the raid will come in Standard (energy degree 150-160) and Elite modes (energy degree 160-175) and can have gamers face Klaw. The raid will conclude his story from the War for Wakanda expansion.
Crystal Dynamics says the raid will “be essentially the most difficult content material but” and will check gamers’ particular person abilities, four-player teamwork, and observational abilities.
On the standard of life aspect of issues, Crystal Dynamics confirmed that there will probably be a power-level cap improve coming to Avengers. However, Crystal Dynamics says the rise received’t come on the expense of the gear gamers have already earned. Coming with the extent improve, there will probably be a brand new system that lets gamers improve Epic, Legendary, & Exotic gear from energy degree 100 to the brand new energy degree cap.
Avengers can even introduce a extra streamlined method to assets in some unspecified time in the future in the longer term. This change will make it in order that assets like Polychoron and Upgrade Modules will probably be reserved for particular makes use of like upgrading main artifacts and upgrading gear respectively. The solely useful resource that can have a number of makes use of will probably be Fragments.
To rejoice the one-year anniversary, Avengers will roll out a number of in-game group actions. From September 2 – 16, anybody who accomplished all story-based campaigns together with the post-launch content material like Reassemble, Taking Aim, Future Imperfect, and War for Wakanda will earn a celebratory nameplate.
The nameplate will probably be a retroactive reward for anybody who has already accomplished these campaigns.
There can even be free weekly rewards this month beginning with a free Iron Man outfit and anniversary bundle (Black Panther nameplate, Hero’s Catalyst, and Fragment Extractor) adopted by a free Thor outfit and further Hero’s Catalyst every week later.
Although the preliminary launch for Avengers has been rocky, Crystal Dynamics is working constantly on bettering the expertise and says that participant suggestions is the group’s primary precedence. And whereas there’s nonetheless no concrete information on Spider-Man simply but, he’s nonetheless slated to reach in 2021 as per the latest roadmap.
Matt T.M. Kim is IGN’s News Editor. You can attain him @lawoftd.