Marvel's Avengers Offers Free PS5/Xbox Series X Upgrade

Anyone that purchases a copy of Marvel's Avengers for PS4 or Xbox One will get upgraded to the respective next-gen version for free.

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Marvel's Avengers players will get a free upgrade to next-gen on their respective platform, publisher Square Enix announced. Anyone who purchases a copy of Marvel's Avengers, physically or digitally, will get upgraded from PS4 to PS5 or Xbox One to Xbox Series X if they also buy one of the new consoles.

In a PlayStation blog post, Gary Snethen, chief technology officer of developer Crystal Dynamics, said that the team has been working on a PS5 enhanced version of the game for some time, utilizing the power of the new console to offer a high frame rate mode that targets 60 fps and dynamic 4K resolution.

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Marvel's Avengers will also take advantage of the PS5's high-speed SSD, reducing load times to just a few seconds and making it nearly instant once the game has been optimized for it. No details specific to the Xbox Series X version of the game have been released.

Players will also be able to carry their save and player profile over from current-gen to next-gen. PS4 players will be able to play online with PS5 players and Xbox One players will be able to do the same with Xbox Series X players.

Marvel's Avengers will be releasing a new trailer during its War Table event on June 24, alongside new gameplay and co-op details. Marvel's Avengers releases on September 4 for PS4, Xbox One, and PC, with the PS5 and Xbox Series X versions launching alongside the consoles Holiday 2020

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