Among many of the complaints aimed at Marvel’s Avengers since its inception, one thing that many users were confused about is its plans for the Spider-Man add-on planned. Of course, there is an understanding as to why it is exclusive to PlayStation: Sony holds the publishing rights to the character and marketing rights for Marvel’s Avengers too, But, why proceed with unique content when a portion of your player base cannot even play it which you likely need playing?
Part of the post-launch campaign, Crystal Dynamics announced that the Spider-Man expansion for Marvel’s Avengers is scheduled to arrive later in 2021. However, as spring came about, the team went on to share that the DLC will not be arriving until this summer. Despite the pushed promise, we are well fitted into the fall season and there is still no sign of the add-on.
On Thursday, Crystal Dynamics revealed that the long-awaited Spider-Man Expansion is planned to arrive this month at the end of November.
“The iconic web slinger Spider-Man will come exclusively to PlayStation players in the November 30 update along with the Spider-Man: With Great Power Hero Event! You’ll experience Spider-Man’s story through unlockable challenges woven throughout the Avengers Initiative,” the team writes in summary of the coming update for Marvel’s Avengers featuring Spider-Man.
“Peter Parker uncovers AIM’s new plan to acquire technology that could make their Synthoid army unstoppable and total domination inevitable. He must partner with the Avengers to stop this looming threat, and forms a tentative friendship with Ms. Marvel and Black Widow while keeping his identity hidden. As a Hero accustomed to working solo, he struggles with the new dynamics of working with a team. Will he join up full time with the Avengers, or stay independent in his fight against AIM?”
This week, Square Enix revealed its opinion on the decision for Crystal Dynamics to developer Marvel’s Avengers. In that, CEO Yosuke Matsuda expresses his disappointment for the release and pins the developer to be unsuited for the project ultimately. You can read the full report by heading here.
Are you planning to try out Marvel’s Avengers when the Spider-Man add-on arrives?
Marvel’s Avengers ships to Xbox Game Pass on September 30, 2021; out now for Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, PC, and Stadia.
Source: Crystal Dynamics