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Aug 17, 2021

War for Wakanda breaks out in first expansion for Marvel’s Avengers today

From Press Release:

Los Angeles, CA (August 17, 2021) – Today, SQUARE ENIX® announced that Marvel’s Avengers Expansion: Black Panther – War for Wakanda is now available as a free update to all owners of the core game. In addition to adding Black Panther, the ninth playable Super Hero for the game, the War for Wakanda Expansion also brings with it two new villains, a brand-new environment to explore, new enemies, the Birnin Zana Outpost, new solo or multiplayer Drop Zone and Threat Sector missions and more, adding the most content to Marvel’s Avengers since the game’s launch.

“The War for Wakanda Expansion is the biggest and best update we’ve ever made to Marvel’s Avengers,” said Scot Amos, Co-Head of Studio at Crystal Dynamics. “We’re proud to be able to deliver all this new content for free for everyone who owns the game. Combined with the new features we’ve added and improvements we’ve made since launch, there’s never been a better time to be a Marvel’s Avengers player.”

Marvel’s Avengers WAR TABLE dedicated to the War for Wakanda Expansion premiered on August 16 as part of the launch celebration for the Expansion and offered an extensive look at what players can expect from the War for Wakanda.
The War for Wakanda Expansion adds to a game already packed with content, continuing the story begun at launch with the ‘Reassemble’ story campaign, and continued through the ongoing Avengers Initiative content. Marvel’s Avengers now offers several campaigns, nine playable heroes, and endless multiplayer co-op action for up to four players.

Marvel’s Avengers: Endgame Edition Also Launches Today
Square Enix also announced that a new digital-only version of the game is available today. Marvel’s Avengers: Endgame Edition comes with immediate access to all previously released free content for Marvel’s Avengers as well as eight free bonus outfits, including several inspired by Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Endgame, for a suggested retail price of $59.99.

About Marvel’s Avengers Expansion: Black Panther – War for Wakanda
The story of the free War for Wakanda Expansion revolves around King T’Challa, the Black Panther, devoted protector and current ruler of Wakanda. When arch-villain Klaw’s forces threaten Wakanda’s safety, T’Challa must take the fight right to them to defend everything and everyone he holds dear. Blindsided by a betrayal and the resulting tragedy, T’Challa finds it difficult to entrust his duty to anyone else, even his sister Shuri, while also confronting those who wish to do Wakanda harm.

Players will experience the game’s story and additional missions in the ongoing Avengers Initiative in the lush jungles of Wakanda, an entirely new environment and sole location of the world’s Vibranium – the most precious resource in the world. They’ll also get to explore the Royal Palace that overlooks Birnin Zana, known as “The Golden City,” in a new Outpost that contains Shuri’s laboratory, Zawavari’s chambers, and the Wakandan War Room.

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