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Hawkeye, Next-Gen Upgrades Coming To Marvel's Avengers

Releasing March 18th

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Square Enix has revealed that the next-gen version of Marvel's Avengers will hit the PS5 and Xbox Series of consoles on March 18th, right alongside the addition of the latest Avenger to come to the game, Hawkeye.

The next-gen versions will allow existing players on last-gen consoles to transfer their profile and save data and pick right up where they left off on the new versions. Marvel's Avengers on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X will run at "up to 4K resolution", while the Xbox Series S will target 1440p. The next-gen versions will also feature higher framerates than the current versions, as well as faster loading times thanks to the system's SSD.

Hawkeye will also be coming to Avengers on March 18th, bringing a new Operation to the game. Hawkeye - Future Imperfect will pick right up where Kate Bishop's Operation left off, continuing the story in Marvel's Avengers as Clint Barton hunts for S.H.I.E.L.D. Leader Nick Fury, eventually combating Maestro, a twisted version of Hulk with all the brains of Bruce Banner and the raw strength of the Hulk.

You can check out the deep dive on the latest Marvel's Avengers War Table to learn more about the upcoming Hawkeye operation, as well as the Avenger himself, in the embed below. The next Operation and next-gen update will hit on March 18th, and those who own the current gen versions will be able to upgrade at no cost, though it you have the game on Disc on PlayStation 4, you'll need a PS5 console with the disc drive to take advantage of the upgrade.


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Joseph Bradford

Joseph has been writing or podcasting about games in some form since about 2012. Having written for multiple major outlets such as IGN, Playboy, and more, Joseph started writing for MMORPG in 2015. When he's not writing or talking about games, you can typically find him hanging out with his 10-year old or playing Magic: The Gathering with his family. Also, don't get him started on why Balrogs *don't* have wings. You can find him on Twitter @LotrLore