Hawkeye has been confirmed as a playable character for Square Enix’s upcoming Avengers video game.
Last year, Square Enix gave us our first official look at their upcoming Avengers video game. While reactions to the game’s reveal were decidedly mixed, it was pretty clear the developers, at least in part, drew inspiration from the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s version of the team, down to the fact that if featured the same roster. Hawkeye, however, was noticeably missing from that roster until now.
Earlier today Square Enix heald a new Livestream on the game’s official YouTube channel that further broke down campaign content and additional challenges. The most noticeable reveal was that longtime Avenger Hawkeye was being added to the roster as a playable character. You can see the full video below:
What do you all make of this new development? Are you happy to hear that Hawkeye will be included in Square Enix’s upcoming Avengers game? Let us know what you think in the comments below!
Here is the official synopsis for the upcoming game:
Marvel’s Avengers begins at A-Day, where Captain America, Iron Man, the Hulk, Black Widow, and Thor are unveiling a hi-tech Avengers Headquarters in San Francisco — including the reveal of their own helicarrier powered by an experimental energy source. The celebration turns deadly when a catastrophic accident results in massive devastation. Blamed for the tragedy, the Avengers disband. Five years later, with all Super Heroes outlawed and the world in peril, the only hope is to reassemble Earth’s Mightiest Heroes.
Featuring regular content updates, Marvel’s Avengers will take players on an epic journey delivered over multiple years. This game is what’s next for the Avengers.
Marvel’s Avengers will be released on September 4, 2020, for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC. The release date for the PS5 and Xbox Series X versions will be announced at a later date. Stay tuned for all the latest news surround Square Enix’s Avengers and be sure to subscribe to Heroic Hollywood’s YouTube channel for more original video content!