(January 26, 2016 – Burbank, CA) – Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games, The LEGO Group and Marvel Entertainment today announced the launch of “LEGO Marvel’s Avengers,” an all new action-packed Super Hero adventure that allows players to relive the most amazing moments from the Marvel Cinematic Universe through six Marvel Studios films, while also experiencing classic Avengers characters and content from acclaimed Marvel Comics. Developed by TT Games and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, “LEGO Marvel’s Avengers” is now available for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 computer entertainment systems, PlayStation Vita handheld entertainment system, Xbox One, Xbox 360, the Wii U system from Nintendo, the Nintendo 3DS family of systems and Windows PC.
“LEGO Marvel’s Avengers” is the first videogame to feature storylines from the critically-acclaimed film Marvel’s “The Avengers” and its hit sequel Marvel’s “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” as well as playable content based on additional Marvel Studios blockbusters, including Marvel’s “Captain America: The First Avenger,” Marvel’s “Iron Man 3,” Marvel’s “Thor: The Dark World” and Marvel’s “Captain America: The Winter Soldier.”
“‘LEGO Marvel’s Avengers’ celebrates the thrilling world of Avengers as only a LEGO game can,” said Tom Stone, Managing Director, TT Games. “Players of all ages will be able to experience their favorite Marvel moments in a brand new way, through six different blockbuster films across the Marvel Cinematic Universe, while also exploring an incredible amount of classic Avengers characters and content from famed Marvel Comics, all with our unique LEGO style and humor. It’s an epic combination for fans and newcomers alike.”
“Both the LEGO and Marvel brands appeal to fans of all ages through a multitude of retail, media and interactive channels,” said Peter Phillips, EVP/GM, Interactive & Digital Distribution, Marvel Entertainment. “With the incredible success of ‘LEGO Marvel Super Heroes,’ focusing on Marvel Cinematic Universe characters and stories in ‘LEGO Marvel’s Avengers’ was a natural fit for fans and the business.”
In “LEGO Marvel’s Avengers,” gamers can play and unlock more than 200 characters, with over 100 new characters that have not appeared in a LEGO videogame before. For the first time, players can execute incredible Avengers Team-Up Moves resulting in incredible combos when using core Avengers, including Black Widow, Captain America, Hawkeye, Hulk, Thor and Iron Man.
“LEGO Marvel’s Avengers” also features a unique take on open world gameplay, with eight different environments to explore within the Marvel Cinematic Universe, including the expansive streets of Marvel’s New York, as well as Asgard, Barton’s Farm, Malibu, the S.H.I.E.L.D. Base Exterior, Sokovia, South Africa and Washington, D.C. Players can freely roam around these open world locations using brand new gameplay mechanics, allowing Hulk to super jump off skyscrapers, Quicksilver to speed run over water or even play as giant characters, like the menacing Fing Fang Foom, who can grow to the size of tall buildings. Open World Manhattan will also be available on handheld consoles for the first time so fans can enjoy the sprawling concrete jungle on the go, anytime, anywhere.
Available today is the “LEGO Marvel’s Avengers Digital Deluxe Edition,” which includes the main game and Season Pass, available now for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One at a suggested retail price of $69.99 and for PlayStation 3 at a suggested retail price of $59.99. The Season Pass, which is available on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Wii U and Windows PC, can be purchased separately for $9.99 and features content packs based on Marvel properties, including Black Panther, Captain Marvel, Doctor Strange, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and The Masters of Evil.
Fans can also enjoy DLC packs based on the upcoming Marvel Studios films Marvel’s “Captain America: Civil War” and the recently released Marvel’s “Ant-Man,” available as a FREE download exclusively for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 players for a limited time. Marvel’s “Captain America: Civil War” DLC pack is available starting today and Marvel’s “Ant-Man” DLC pack will launch later this spring.
“LEGO Marvel’s Avengers” is rated “E10+” for everyone 10 and older by the ESRB and is now available for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One at a suggested retail price of $59.99 , PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Wii U at a suggested retail price of $49.99 and PlayStation Vita and Nintendo 3DS at a suggested retail price of $29.99.
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About TT Games:
TT Games (www.ttgames.com) is the combined publishing and development group behind the hit games “LEGO Star Wars,” “LEGO Batman: The Videogame,” “LEGO Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures” and “BIONICLE Heroes.” Incorporating renowned UK developer Traveller’s Tales, TT Games has a distinctive focus on console, handheld, mobile and PC games of the highest quality, aimed at young gamers and their families.
About the LEGO Group:
The LEGO Group (www.LEGO.com) is a privately held, family-owned company, based in Billund, Denmark. It was founded in 1932 and today the group is one of the world's leading manufacturers of play materials for children. The company is committed to the development of children's creative and imaginative abilities through its products, which can be purchased in more than 130 countries. Visit www.LEGO.com. LEGO and the LEGO logo are trademarks of The LEGO Group.
About Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment:
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, a division of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, Inc., is a premier worldwide publisher, developer, licensor and distributor of entertainment content for the interactive space across all platforms, including console, handheld, mobile and PC-based gaming for both internal and third party game titles.
About Marvel Entertainment:
Marvel Entertainment, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is one of the world's most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of more than 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media over seventy-five years. Marvel utilizes its character franchises in entertainment, licensing and publishing. For more information visit marvel.com.