The Avengers Game Announced: Square Enix Details Story, World, Developers Working On It
The Avengers Project is the next big video game franchise coming from Square Enix in partnership with Marvel. The announcement was made by Square Enix via Twitter. The publisher said: "@SquareEnix and @Marvel announce a multi-game partnership leading with The Avengers project. #Reassemble"
The publisher also shared a short teaser trailer titled "The Avengers Project" which gave us a glimpse of what they have in store for all The Avengers fans across the globe. Watch the teaser trailer below.
In a press release send to Gamepur, Square Enix shared the details regarding the storyline and the universe of The Avengers Project. The game is going to be based on a "Completely original story", and will introduce the world that will last for "years to come". Furthermore, the publisher made it very clear that the more information about the project is a long way off, it will be made available in 2018.
"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."
We also received a word from Marvel Entertainment Senior Vice President, Games & Innovation Jay Ong of their new partnership with Square Enix and The Avengers Project:
Jay Ong said: "Marvel's diverse, innovative universe has created millions of longtime fans, including all of us.
It's exciting to bring together Square Enix's award-winning development studios with Marvel's extraordinary storytellers to establish a new entertainment powerhouse. This collaboration of passion and talent will craft epic, imaginative experiences allowing gamers to live out their Super Hero dreams like never before."
The next big piece of information that came from the press release was that The Avengers Game will be developed by Crystal Dynamics (the developer behind Tomb Raider video game series) in association with Eidos-Montreal (the developer behind Deus Ex video game franchise).
Big News: @SquareEnix and @Marvel announce a multi-game partnership leading with The Avengers project. #Reassemble pic.twitter.com/DS87Iuzk7G
— Square Enix (@SquareEnix) January 26, 2017