Hello, True Believers! Square Enix showed off their previously teased Marvel’s Avengers today at their E3 presentation. They had a lot to say but let’s let the trailer speak for itself first. The story for Marvel’s Avengers begins at A-Day, where Captain America, Iron Man, the Hulk, Black Widow, and Thor are unveiling a hi-tech Avengers Headquarters on the west coast in San Francisco. They are also showing off their own helicarrier powered by an “experimental energy source.” The celebration turns deadly when a catastrophic accident results in massive devastation. Blamed for the tragedy, the Avengers disband. However, five years later, with all our favorite super heroes outlawed and the world in peril, the only hope is to reassemble Earth’s Mightiest Heroes. Marvel’s Avengers will have characters and iconic moments from the larger cinematic universe, but according to Marvel, the game will still have a “completely original story.” The title is set up to follow the games-as-a-service model, with Marvel stating that it will “introduce a universe gamers can play in for years to come.” They announced also that all additions to come will be free, and there will be no loot boxes. DLC will include new Marvel characters, such as Ant-Man. It also sounds like there will be plenty of cosmetics and costumes. Square Enix said, “When combined with original, fan-favorite, and classic outfits, there are nearly limitless ways to customize these iconic Heroes.” Marvel’s Avengers is out on May 15, 2020, for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Stadia, and Windows PC. A beta will be available for PS4 players who pre-order. Excelsior!