Square Enix today announced that Marvel’s Avengers will be released for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X | S on March 18, 2021, along with the game’s second new playable hero: Clint Barton, aka Hawkeye, the unparalleled archer with infallible precision. .
Players who own the PlayStation 4 or Xbox One version of the game can upgrade to the full next-gen version at no additional cost and transfer their save game to maintain their progress.
Clint Barton strengthens the game’s roster with his unique talents as part of Marvel’s Avengers Operation: Hawkeye – Future Imperfect, at no additional cost to players who own the game on any platform. In addition to the new playable superhero and the new chapter in the game’s ongoing Avengers Initiative story, Marvel’s Avengers Operation: Hawkeye – Future Imperfect also introduces a powerful new villain: Maestro, a version of the Hulk with Bruce Banner’s brains and Hulk’s power. and skills, but gone mad in an apocalyptic future.
About Marvel’s Avengers on PlayStation 5 & Xbox Series X | S
The PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X | S versions of Marvel’s Avengers offer higher frame rates and improved visuals compared to the current generation of consoles, with resolution up to 4K on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X and 1440p on Xbox Series S. The game uses the built-in SSD of these consoles for significantly faster loading and streaming times and takes advantage of their graphics power and memory for higher resolution textures, longer drawing distances for high-res models, improved hero actions and destruction, and other enhancements that harness the full power of these consoles to really make gamers feel like a superhero.
Players who transfer their profiles and save games to next-gen consoles will be able to continue playing from where they left off. Plus, cross-gen play is supported, so players with a PS5 ™ can play with their friends on PS4 ™ and Xbox Series X | S players can play with their friends on Xbox One.
About Marvel’s Avengers Operation: Hawkeye– Future Imperfect
The story of Future Imperfect is a sequel to Taking AIM, the story of Clint Barton’s protégé Kate Bishop, and offers the ultimate Super Hero experience that players can enjoy solo or with up to three friends. Playfully, players will learn about Hawkeye’s quest for Nick Fury, the leader of SHIELD, in the hope that he can help stop AIM. Instead, Hawkeye discovers a dangerous new weapon built by Supreme Scientist Monica Rappaccini, a weapon that could change the fate of mankind. Along the way, Clint becomes involved in a time-travel experiment that takes him to a future Earth destroyed by cosmic forces and inhabited by Maestro, an older, twisted-up version of Hulk who is as smart as he is strong.
The run-up to Future Imperfect began with Marvel’s Avengers Operation: Kate Bishop – Taking AIM, an expansion that launched December 8, 2020. In Taking AIM, Kate Bishop, master archer and skilled gymnast, resurfaced after her investigation into Nick Fury’s disappearance on A-Day led to Hawkeye also being missing. As she unraveled the mystery behind the sudden emergence of the time-warping Tachyon Rifts, she discovered a crazy new plan from AIM that prompted her to team up with the Avengers again.