Crystal Dynamics is ending support on Marvel’s Avengers

by Danny Craig  · 
Crystal Dynamics is ending support on Marvel’s Avengers
Square Enix

Crystal Dynamics is pulling the plug on its 2020 superhero brawler in September 2023 after general disappointment and controversy since its launch.

The details:

  • Crystal Dynamics confirmed in a blog post published on January 20 that official support for Marvel's Avengers will end on September 30, 2023. According to the developers, the decision was made "in conjunction with our partners that now was the right time to make this change.”
  • The game will remain fully playable in both single-player and multiplayer modes, but no further updates will be released after version 2.8, which is set to launch on March 31, 2023. The update contains no new content, but players will be able to obtain all cosmetics from the game's controversial marketplace for free. This includes any cosmetics earned through Hero Challenge Cards and Shipments, as these systems will be shut down.
  • Once support has ended, players will no longer be able to receive customer service for the game, no new content will be added, and, most importantly, the game will no longer be available for purchase on digital storefronts, meaning those looking to purchase the game after September 30 will need to track down a physical copy.

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