Latest in Gaming

Image credit: Crystal Dynamics/Square Enix/Eidos Montreal/Marvel

The Marvel's Avengers beta hits PS4 first on August 7th

Those who pre-ordered on Xbox and PC will get access a week later.
Kris Holt, @krisholt
July 15, 2020
169 Shares
Share
Tweet
Share

Sponsored Links

Captain America in Marvel's Avengers
Crystal Dynamics/Square Enix/Eidos Montreal/Marvel

It’s nearly time for The Avengers to assemble again. Crystal Dynamics has revealed the beta launch dates for Marvel’s Avengers, but not everyone will get their hands on it at the same time.

Players who pre-ordered Marvel’s Avengers on PS4 will get beta access first on August 7th. A week later, the Xbox One and PC pre-order beta gets underway, as does an open beta on PS4. Then, on August 21st, the open beta will be live on all three platforms.

Creative director Shaun Escayg revealed to IGN the “meaty” beta will offer a taste of all aspects of the game. That includes the campaign, the progression system and co-op modes. It’ll also include Drop Zones, a type of mission Crystal Dynamics hasn’t said much about. It’ll reveal more details about Drop Zones during the second War Table stream, which takes place on July 29th at 1PM ET. You’ll find out more about what’s included in the beta then too.

The beta starts just a few weeks before the game hits PS4, Xbox One, Stadia and PC on September 4th. At the very least, it’ll give those who aren’t yet convinced whether to pick up Marvel’s Avengers some hands-on time to help them decide. Meanwhile, if you purchase a copy on PS4 or Xbox One, it includes a free upgrade to the respective next-generation version.

All products recommended by Engadget are selected by our editorial team, independent of our parent company. Some of our stories include affiliate links. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn an affiliate commission.
Comment
Comments
Share
169 Shares
Share
Tweet
Share

Popular on Engadget

Engadget's 2020 Back-to-School Guide

Engadget's 2020 Back-to-School Guide

View
Space Force official logo and motto unveiled

Space Force official logo and motto unveiled

View
Nintendo 'gigaleak' reveals the classic games that never were

Nintendo 'gigaleak' reveals the classic games that never were

View
Nreal Light mixed reality glasses launch in Korea with the Galaxy Note 20

Nreal Light mixed reality glasses launch in Korea with the Galaxy Note 20

View
The Marvel's Avengers beta hits PS4 first on August 7th

The Marvel's Avengers beta hits PS4 first on August 7th

View

From around the web

Page 1Page 1ear iconeye iconFill 23text filevr