Square Enix has shown off exactly what improvements Marvel’s Avengers will get in the PS5 version of the game when the next-gen versions of the game launch on March 18.
The Marvel’s Avengers account tweeted a picture of the updates coming to the game, with a comparison guide showing how the game will differ when played natively compared to its current backwards compatible ‘PS4 on PS5’ version. You can check out the full list of enhancements below (click to enlarge).
Marvel’s Avengers on PS5 will feature significantly faster load times, higher-resolution textures, spatial audio, haptic feedback, improved destruction systems and many more positive graphical tweaks. It will also run at a native 4K resolution on PS5 in ‘4K mode’, compared to the 30FPS checkerboard 4K it runs at in the current PS4 on PS5 version of the game. When running the game in ‘Highest-Performance mode’ it will also jump from 60 FPS at 1080p to 60 FPS checkerboard 4K. Overall, it’s set to be a meaningful visual upgrade from the backwards-compatible version of the game.
If you own the game on PlayStation 4 and you’ve picked up a PlayStation 5 in the meantime, you’ll be able to access all of these upgrades for free. Of course, you’ll need the actual disk if you own a physical version of Marvel’s Avengers on PS4, as you will need to upgrade it by slotting the PS4 disc into the PS5’s disc drive.
The Xbox Series X and S version of Marvel’s Avengers is also set to arrive next month on March 18, and we’ll be sure to update you when we hear more about the graphical improvements coming to that version of the game. This will coincide with the launch of Clint Barton, otherwise known as Hawkeye, a new playable Avenger coming to the game. Here’s everything you need to know about the Operation Hawkeye – Future Imperfect expansion.