Marvel’s Avengers launched in early September, and now, 5 weeks later, the sport’s playerbase has dropped off considerably. Steam Charts exhibits that, on Steam, the sport’s day by day peak for the final week is 2400 gamers on-line (down from a 28,145 all-time peak), which is an issue for a service recreation like this as soon as gamers have overwhelmed the 10-14 hour campaign.
Kotaku famous this situation, caused by the sport’s considerably lackluster endgame, and reached out to developer Crystal Dynamics to ask what their plan is to bolster the sport’s inhabitants. Studio head Scot Amos gave the location an announcement, promising an inflow of content material to maintain gamers and provides them new issues to do.
“To our gamers: on daily basis we battle to make the most effective recreation attainable for our group,” Amos stated. “We’ve got a variety of new content material items coming within the weeks forward together with: a very new Battle Zone mission kind referred to as Tachyon Rifts, a brand new Outpost that’s a leaping off level for brand new story missions sooner or later, and AIM’s Cloning Lab, which requires a coordinated high-level group of 4 gamers to beat with new top-end loot rewards for ending it. And in every of those updates we do tuning and bug fixing to reinforce the general expertise.”
Amos additionally teased the brand new heroes coming sooner or later, together with two Hawkeyes–Kate Bishop and Clint Barton. They are going to come “within the close to future.”
“Lastly, we are going to proceed so as to add new content material to the sport within the coming months as we tackle points and general recreation stability, together with loot distribution and high quality of life options everyone seems to be clamoring for to enhance our day-to-day expertise from accessibility to co-op communication instruments to balancing the economic system,” Amos promised.
Crystal Dynamics has been proactive with patching the sport so far–one patch handled over 1000 issues.
Marvel’s Avengers does not have cross-play, so having the ability to keep separate participant bases throughout totally different consoles will doubtless be a problem going forward–especially on Stadia, the place the set up base is far smaller.
One component that many gamers are trying ahead to is Spider-Man coming to the game–but only PlayStation players will get the character.
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