Marvel and Square Enix have just announced a collaboration that will consist of multi-game partnership. Square Enix is a popular game developer and distributor, know for the big budget AAA projects like Hitman, Deus-Ex and Tomb Raider. Apparently,  the Avengers game is due for a 2018 release.

“The Avengers project is being designed for gamers worldwide and will be packed with all the characters, environments, and iconic moments that have thrilled longtime fans of the franchise. Featuring a completely original story, it will introduce a universe gamers can play in for years to come. More details on The Avengers project and other games will be announced in 2018.”

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Teaser is just an announcement video and doesn’t give much idea about the gameplay genre to be expected. But the official description sheds a better light on it. It is also known that a big budget Spiderman game is in development for PS4. And from what the developers ‘Insomaniac Games’ and Marvel executives have talked about the game, they have maintained the stand that games will not take place MCU and will have their own separate universe. This provide the developers with a lot of liberty when exploring the characters and the story lore.

This new Avengers project is the latest in the slew of Marvel video games. We will keep an eye open for any new development in this story.