When Marvel’s Avengers was first unveiled, many have been fast to level out that the characters and skins appeared like knock-offs of the heroes’ counterparts within the wildly in style Marvel Cinematic Universe films. Not solely that, however the storyline’s setup adopted related beats to that of Avengers: Endgame, with the Avengers failing in a mission, adopted by a leap forward in time. When Crystal Dynamics introduced that it was lastly embracing the movie aspect of the world of Marvel, followers have been excited to equip the MCU appears to be like of their favourite heroes. However, a tweet from the Marvel’s Avengers account resulted in some confusion among the many fan base concerning how these skins could be obtained.
We’ll be introducing the Red Room Takeover occasion this spring!
Features rewards like animated nameplates, outfits impressed by the Marvel Cinematic Universe, a lethal HARM Room hacked by Yelena Belova, and extra secrets and techniques to decrypt. pic.twitter.com/WsuYxSaOAa
— Marvel’s Avengers (@PlayAvengers) March 27, 2021
In a tweet despatched on March 26, 2021, the Marvel’s Avengers Twitter account talked concerning the upcoming Red Room Takeover occasion, which is ready to occur this spring close to the discharge of the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s Black Widow film. In the tweet, the Marvel’s Avengers account says the occasion, “Features rewards like animated nameplates, outfits impressed by the Marvel Cinematic Universe, a lethal HARM Room hacked by Yelena Belova, and extra secrets and techniques to decrypt.”
While you can definitely draw from that tweet that solely the animated nameplates have been rewards, the wording may lead gamers to consider the MCU outfits can be occasion rewards which can be earnable by way of taking part the occasion. In a subsequent tweet on March 29, seemingly in response to fan hypothesis that the skins can be earnable by way of the Red Room Takeover occasion, the Marvel’s Avengers account cleared up its messaging. “To make clear, the outfits impressed by the Marvel Cinematic Universe will likely be accessible solely within the Marketplace for buy with credit,” the follow-up tweet stated.
To make clear, the outfits impressed by the Marvel Cinematic Universe will likely be accessible solely within the Marketplace for buy with credit.
— Marvel’s Avengers (@PlayAvengers) March 30, 2021
These skins aren’t the primary time a sport that exists outdoors of the Marvel films embraces the appears to be like followers keep in mind from the large display screen. Insomniac Games added the go well with Tobey Maguire donned within the Sam Raimi Spider-Man trilogy as a post-launch replace to Marvel’s Spider-Man, whereas its follow-up, Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales, featured a go well with impressed by Into the Spider-Verse. While Insomniac’s Spider-Man video games are structured very in a different way from Crystal Dynamics’ live-game mannequin in Marvel’s Avengers, it’s value noting that the movie-inspired skins in Marvel’s Spider-Man and Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales are free or unlockable.
It’s additionally value mentioning that the introduced MCU pores and skin technique would not differ a lot from Marvel’s Avengers’ total technique that requires gamers to buy nearly all of skins they need utilizing the sport’s foreign money. The precedent is definitely there, however the unique tweet’s wording may have positively been higher for readability’s sake.
For extra on Marvel’s Avengers, take a look at our interview with Crystal Dynamics about its 2021 content material roadmap, in addition to our dialogue about what the workforce discovered from the sport’s tough launch.
[Source: Marvel’s Avengers on Twitter]