dark        

Marvel's Avengers reportedly features cosmetic content tied to network providers and other retail brands

0

Avengers Disassembled

According to recent online reports, Square Enix's upcoming comic book adventure Marvel's Avengers will feature timed exclusive content tied to customers of specific internet media providers such as Verizon, Virgin Media, and Intel.

The content was first spotted by Redditor Smoove4254, before finding its way to Twitter via Avengers news-hound @PlayAvenger. The leaks suggest that Marvel's Avengers will be offering exclusive skins, gear, emotes, nameplates and other cosmetic items to users of the aforementioned network providers. Further reports reveal that chewing gum company 5Gum will also be offering its customers in-game items - for example an emote for Ms. Marvel that sees her... chewing gum, obviously.



It should be noted that all of the above is yet to be officially announced by Square Enix. Verizon had previously confirmed, however, that it would be offering in-game content on a "timed exclusivity" basis, so it would at least seem that these extra items will be made available to all players at a later date.

Marvel's Avengers raised eyebrows in recent weeks with the controversial reveal that everybody's favourite web-slinger, Spider-Man, will appear in the new game, but only as a PlayStation exclusive. It was later revealed that the PlayStation players would also receive exclusive challenges, as well as early access to skins, emotes, nameplates, and "takedowns" - news that understandably raised the ire of PC and Xbox owners.

Marvel's Avengers launches September 4 on PS4, Xbox One, PC, and Stadia. Next-gen editions are in the works for PS5 and Xbox Series X, and are scheduled to launch in late 2020.

You are logged out. Login | Sign up

 
 
 

TwitterRedditEmailFacebook
 
Chris Moyse
Chris MoyseSenior Editor   gamer profile

Chris has been playing video games since video games began... still terrible at them. Former Saturday Night Slam Master, rambles nostalgically like Abe Simpson. I ain't here to fight, so let's no... more + disclosures


 


 


Also on Destructoid: Marvel's Avengers   (104)   From our database:

  • Marvel's Avengers is getting MCU costumes, 'for purchase with credits' - Chris Carter
  • The Marvel's Avengers console upgrade just works on Xbox, but takes some finagling on PlayStation - Chris Carter
  • Spider-Man isn't hitting Marvel's Avengers until later in 2021, and yikes - Chris Carter
  • Black Panther and Klaw are headed for Marvel's Avengers 'later this year' - Jordan Devore
  • You'll have to play Marvel's Avengers a little longer in order to level up - Chris Moyse
  • Marvel's Avengers has Hawkeye and the PS5 and Xbox Series X versions lined up for March 18 - Jordan Devore
  • Is Marvel's Avengers still salvageable for you? - Chris Carter
  • Marvel's Avengers just got a Kate Bishop PlayStation Plus bonus - Chris Carter
  • Marvel's Avengers has more to show on February 16 with a deep dive into PS5, Xbox Series X, and Clint - Jordan Devore
  • More related stories
    Filed under... #adventure #Comics #Controversy #Crystal Dynamics #DLC #Downloads #Marvel #rumor

    READER COMMENTS LOADING BELOW...


    LET'S KEEP THE COMMUNITY GREAT


    You're not expected to always agree, but do please keep cool and never make it personal. Report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our community team. Also, on the right side of a comment you can flag nasty comments anonymously (we ban users dishing bad karma). For everything else, contact us!



     
     
  •