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Marvel’s Avengers Beta Was the Most-downloaded PlayStation Beta

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There’s even more Marvel’s Avengers news ahead of the game’s launch. The thing is, this time it has to do with the beta that’s already passed. Square Enix announced on Twitter that the Marvel’s Avengers beta is officially the most-downloaded beta ever on a PlayStation device worldwide.

As a reminder, Square Enix “played favorites” when it came to the PlayStation 4. There was an exclusivity arrangement with Sony. This meant that those with the system had early access to the Marvel’s Avengers beta. People who pre-ordered could play it back on August 7, 2020. The PS4 open beta started on August 14, 2020, the same day people who pre-ordered the Xbox One or PC versions finally got to start testing it out.

There will be post-launch PlayStation-exclusive Marvel’s Avengers content too. Spider-Man will be an exclusive character on the system. There will also be some cosmetic items and Community Challenges only available to PS4 and PS5 players.

Marvel’s Avengers will come to the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on September 4, 2020. It will also eventually head to the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X too. (If you have the previous generation’s version, you can get a free upgrade to the next-gen one.) Kate Bishop will be the first post-launch character.

Jenni Lada
Jenni is Editor-in-Chief at Siliconera and has been playing games since getting access to her parents' Intellivision as a toddler. She continues to play on every possible platform and loves all of the systems she owns. (These include a PS4, Switch, Xbox One, WonderSwan Color and even a Vectrex!) You may have also seen her work at GamerTell, Cheat Code Central, Michibiku and PlayStation LifeStyle.