The Winter Soldier joins Marvel’s Avengers later this month
Crystal Dynamics has announced that The Winter Soldier will join the roster of playable characters in Marvel’s Avengers on November 29th.
announced in a blog post on the game’s website, Crystal Dynamics has revealed that the Winter Soldier will appear alongside the Clone Lab Omega Level Threat in Update 2.7.
The Winter Soldier seems to be a brand new character (instead of a clone like Jane Foster is Thor) but the post did say that elements of Captain America and Black Widow could be seen in his moveset.
🦾 Update 2.7, which includes our new Hero the Winter Soldier and the new Omega Level Threat: AIM’s Clone Lab, is out November 29!
📃 New details in our Development Updates blog: https://t.co/gccjZ2Mipd pic.twitter.com/B7IespMbSF
– Marvel’s Avengers (@PlayAvengers) November 15, 2022
“He adds to the list a hero that is almost entirely focused on attack, focusing on damaging his enemies in a variety of ways,” the post reads. “Players will find a variety of builds and play styles to embody that fantasy character, from the ranged marksman to the adept hand-to-hand fighter, to the deadly super-soldier.”
“While echoes of Bucky’s previous training partners like Captain America and Black Widow can be seen in some of his kit, he’s made them his own and combined them with the others. skills stemming from the spread of the Winter Soldier and his cybernetic innovations.
“Players will find all new animations, a new full skill tree, and all of their own hero abilities when they go on a mission as the Winter Soldier.”
Winter Solider will also have its own quest sequence, which promises an emotional story centered on the character’s troubled past, and alongside new Omega-Level Threat end-game content, players are likely to there’s more to learn when the update rolls out on November 29th.
Crystal Dynamics has promised that more information on The Winter Soldier, Update 2.7 and what’s next will be revealed before release.
In our 6/10 review of the game at launch, IGN said: “Marvel’s Avengers campaign is fun and endearing, but post-game based on this meal’s meat-based loot is unhelpful and repetitive. too much.”
Ryan Dinsdale is a freelancer for IGN. He would talk about The Witcher all day.