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Marvel's Avengers Tachyon Anomaly Event Live Through May 3

Poorna Shankar Posted:
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The Tachyon Anomaly event for the beleaguered Marvel’s Avengers is now live and will run through May 3. The event was revealed roughly one month ago during the Square Enix Presents event and features the ability to form a team comprising of more than one of the same hero.

You’ll be able to play with two Black Widows, or three Thors, or even just four Iron Mans (Men?) The event follows with AIM’s time tampering which has produced Tachyon anomalies. Therefore, several different Avengers from different timelines will have to work together to take out the various threats presented.

Of course, this wouldn’t be an event without rewards,

“During the two weeks of the event, players that complete any Temporal Assault missions will receive an exclusive animated Temporal Assault Nameplate usable with any Super Hero as a reward. Completing additional Temporal Assault missions rewards players with Priority Set pieces for high-level Heroes.”

You can learn more about the event here. This event followed news of the Creative Director for Marvel’s Avengers, Shaun Escayg, leaving Crystal Dynamics and returning to Naughty Dog. Escayg had previously worked on Uncharted 4 and The Last of Us while at Naughty Dog.

The team had confirmed his return via Twitter

While the game has seen a recent uptick in players, it’s still quite a ways off from its all time peak of 28,145 players according to Steam Charts. We expressed our concern for the longevity of Marvel’s Avengers following the release of Hawkeye into the game. You can read our thoughts on the matter here.


Poorna Shankar

A highly opinionated avid PC gamer, Poorna blindly panics with his friends in various multiplayer games, much to the detriment of his team. Constantly questioning industry practices and a passion for technological progress drive his love for the video game industry. He pulls no punches and tells it like he sees it. He runs a podcast, Gaming The Industry, with fellow writer, Joseph Bradford, discussing industry practices and their effects on consumers.