Hawkeye’s story brings us face to face with a possible future where all hope is lost. With his bow and sword at his side – and the help of the rest of the Avengers – Clint must stop an invasion that would turn the world to ruin.
Hawkeye will be available on March 18. pic.twitter.com/PBXPbkH6XS
— Marvel’s Avengers (@PlayAvengers) February 16, 2021
The latest War Table’s gameplay was captured entirely on PS5, and gives a deep dive into Chapter 2 of Season 1 with Operation Hawkeye – Future Imperfect.
This wastelands of this new operation is heavily inspired by the Old Man Hawkeye comic series, especially the Eye for an Eye collection. In the comics, the world’s villains organized to eliminate all superheroes, and the world collapsed from there. Hawkeye was spared and had to watch everything happen until he eventually avenges the fallen heroes.
In Marvel’s Avengers, Old Man Hawkeye retired. When the Kree invasion happened, he wasn’t part of the fight and has tried to make up for it for decades. He also has been following Nick Fury’s trail through the wastelands to make things right.In the present time, younger Hawkeye has “business to deal with in his Brooklyn apartment.” This part of the story in inspired by the Hawkeye comic run My Life as a Weapon. He will also have the help a few friends, including Lucky, the most adorable eye-patched dog.
Hawkeye and his friends will also have to deal with a new threat – the supreme leader Maestro. After a devastating nuclear war that destroyed most of Earth, the Hulk is driven insane by the immense loss that followed.
Absorbing excess radiation from the nuclear fallout, alongside other things, The Hulk becomes Maestro and decides to rebuild the world in his own image. He takes out every remaining superhero and villain and rests on a throne surrounded by the trophies of his defeated enemies.
Maestro first appeared in The Incredible Hulk: Future Imperfect #1 in December 1992.
The wastelands will be a new region available on the War Table and, alongside Hawkeye – Future Imperfect missions, there will be Villain Sectors and other missions that will continue to appear.
Clint’s bow skills are second-to-none in the Marvel Universe, and his sword abilities were created using inspiration from his Ronin period.