Marvel's Avengers is getting Kate Bishop as a post-launch hero

Marvels Avengers Kate Bishop
Marvels Avengers Kate Bishop (Image credit: Square Enix (screenshot))

Marvels Avengers Kate Bishop

Source: Square Enix (screenshot) (Image credit: Source: Square Enix (screenshot))

What you need to know

  • Marvel's Avengers is set to release on September 4, 2020.
  • Heroes are being added post-launch for free.
  • The first hero coming after launch is Kate Bishop.

Marvel's Avengers is inbound, with a solid launch roster of six heroes and previously announced post-launch support, such as the addition of Hawkeye and Spider-Man, though the latter is only on PlayStation. Hawkeye isn't the only archer joining the team however, as today, Crystal Dynamics revealed that Kate Bishop is the first hero coming post-launch. You can check out the reveal trailer for Kate Bishop below.

Dataminers have uncovered evidence of several other heroes that could be coming post-launch, including Ant-Man, Black Panther and Doctor Strange but nothing official has been announced so far. Each post-launch hero has a $10 battle pass called a Hero Challenge Card, with 40 tiers of cosmetics like skins and nameplates to unlock.

Marvel's Avengers is releasing on September 4 for Xbox Series X, Xbox One, PS5, PS4, PC, Stadia. It includes a free next-generation upgrade for anyone who buys it on PS4 or Xbox One One. The next-generation version of the game is touting almost no load times and a 4K 60FPS performance mode.

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