Marvel's Avengers adds endgame mission two years later than planned

By Heidi Nicholas,

Update 2.7 arrives for Marvel's Avengers today — it adds the Winter Soldier as a playable hero, but it also adds an Omega-Level Threat that had initially been announced back in 2020 as arriving "in the next few weeks."

Marvel's Avengers gains the Winter Soldier with today's update, along with the Cloning Lab Omega-Level Threat, which had originally been announced two years ago, not long after the game's launch.

Update 2.7 arrives for Marvel's Avengers today

A month or so after launching Marvel's Avengers back in 2020, Square Enix shared an update about the game, saying "in the next few weeks" it would begin to introduce Omega-Level Threats as a "new mission classification," with the first of these being the AIM Cloning Lab. Two years later, and that Cloning Lab Omega-Level Threat is almost here, arriving later today with Update 2.7.

"As seen in the No Rest for the Wicked warzone, Monica has revived MODOK but was unable to bring him under her control," Square Enix says. "The monstrous genius has now taken over AIM’s Cloning Lab, AIM’s most precious base and the source of the cloned villains that have plagued the Avengers. From there MODOK intends to take back up his crusade against powered individuals and you must stop him once and for all before he can put his plans into action." This Omega-Level Threat is an "end-game challenge headlined by a climactic confrontation with the deranged genius to end the danger once and for all."
Today's update also adds the Winter Soldier as a playable hero along with his own mission chain, skill tree, and hero abilities. "While echoes of Bucky’s past training partners like Captain America and Black Widow can be seen in some of his move-set, he has made them his own and combined them with skills that flow from his Winter Soldier indoctrination and his cybernetic enhancements."

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Heidi Nicholas
Written by Heidi Nicholas
Heidi graduated with an MA in English Literature, and now enjoys writing news, reviews, and features across TrueAchievements and TrueTrophies. When she’s not writing, Heidi is usually either looking for her next RPG, or trying to convince the rest of the team to hear about yet another delightfully wholesome game she has found.