Square Enix and Marvel have announced their partnership leading with The Avengers project, including brand new games developed by Crystal Dynamics (Tomb Raider) and Eidos Montreal (Deus Ex). The upcoming games feature completely original stories and “a universe gamers can play in for the years to come”. More details about the Avengers project and other games will be announced in 2018.
Marvel’s press release also states following: “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.”
“By partnering with Crystal Dynamics and Eidos-Montréal, we are now working with two of the industry’s most talented and respected game development studios to bring Marvel stories to life in ways our fans have never experienced,“ said Jay Ong, Senior Vice President, Games & Innovation, Marvel Entertainment. “The Avengers project is a perfect example of how Marvel is making games a key part of the landscape for Marvel storytelling, alongside comics, television and film. We can only do this by matching our greatest Super Heroes with the world’s top developers, such as the creative minds at Square Enix.”
You can expect more details in 2018, but it’s quite likely we are going to receive more information how did this collaboration become reality in the upcoming months. Watch the announcement trailer below!