It may have only launched recently but players are already keen to learn about upcoming Marvel's Avengers game DLC. Hawkeye, Spider-Man, Black Panther, and Kate Bishop have all been confirmed as post-launch characters coming to the Marvel's Avengers (opens in new tab) game, plus there have been some more leaks on top of those. Here is everything we know about upcoming Marvel's Avengers game DLC.
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Avengers game Spider-Man DLC
Let's start with everyone's favourite web-slinger, Spider-Man. Peter Parker was one of the first post-launch characters to be revealed by Square Enix, but there's bad news for anyone playing on PC or Xbox One; Spider-Man is a PS4 exclusive. The good news is he's free!
Spider-Man will be coming to PlayStation players in early 2021 (opens in new tab), but it's important to distinguish between this version of Spider-Man in Marvel's Avengers, and the standalone Spider-Man game from Insomniac Games. The two aren't connected in any way, so expect this Spider-Man to have his own unique abilities and powers.
Avengers Black Panther DLC
The fourth and final character that has been confirmed by Square Enix to be coming to Marvel's Avengers DLC is Black Panther. We don't know when he'll be coming — after Clint Barton is our guess — but we do know that he's definitely coming at some point. In a launch week War Table presentation, Square Enix paid tribute to the late Chadwick Boseman (opens in new tab), explaining that they were going to show off the character but instead decide to postpone it. Absolutely the right decision and we can't wait to play as T'Challa later down the line.
Avengers DLC: Leaked characters
In a now-deleted Reddit post, one user dug up a list of future playable characters from the beta (thanks, Eurogamer (opens in new tab)). The full list of unconfirmed characters is below:
- Captain Marvel
- Doctor Strange
- Scarlet Witch
- War Machine
- Winter Soldier
Don't take this list as gospel since ideas and features get cut from games frequently, but we at least know these are in contention.