News | EA may be working on a Black Panther game

Electronic Arts would be working on a game around Marvel hero Black Panther

Geoff Grubb states that during a Giant Bomb podcast. According to him, the game is just under development and it is a single player game that takes place in an open game world. According to Grubb, the game starts when Black Panther dies, and players must prove themselves to become the next Black Panther.

The game would be known internally as ‘Project Rainier’, based on Mount Rainier in Seattle, which is home to a new EA studio working on the game. The studio is already known to be headed by Kevin Stephens, the former boss of Monolith Productions, known for the Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor games. At that announcement, it was already said that the studio would focus on open world games.

News | Avengers Expansion Around Black Panther Coming August 17

Black Panther - War for Wakanda, the new expansion for Marvel's Avengers, will be available on August 17.

That was announced last night. The expansion has been planned for quite some time, but now the official release date has been announced.

War for Wakanda not only features the superhero Black Panther, but also the kingdom of Wakanda that players can travel to, including new missions. In this way the city, jungle and desert are explored. There are also two new villains in the game, as well as new enemies.

Those interested can watch a new War Table livestream on Crystal dynamic’s Twitch channel on Monday, August 16, where more information about the expansion will be provided. Also, from now through August 1, the game can be played for free on PlayStation consoles, PC, and Google Stadia. On Xbox, the free period will come at a later date. Progression made can be carried over to the paid version of the game.

News | God of War actor to voice Black Panther in Avengers DLC

Actor Christopher Judge, who voiced Kratos in 2018's God of War, will also voice Black Panther in the upcoming Marvel's Avengers expansion.

The actor, best known for his role in the Stargate series, will play King T’Challa in the upcoming DLC Black Panther: War for Wakanda. Initially, Judge was not interested in the role, saying that “nobody should ever play T’Challa again” after the death of Chadwick Boseman, who played the part in the film.

However, according to Judge, the talks continued. “I ended up doing it because my mom and my kids basically said if I didn’t do it, they’d reject me.”

The expansion will be released in August, an exact date is not yet known. War for Wakanda not only features the superhero Black Panther, but also the kingdom of Wakanda that players can travel to, including new missions. In this way the city, jungle and desert are explored.

News | Marvel's Avengers: War for Wakanda Concept Art Released

Crystal Dynamics has released concept art from Marvel's Avengers expansion War for Wakanda.

The concept art shows more of the new area where the DLC takes place. The expansion is logically situated in Wakanda and the concept art shows, among other things, a wooded area, the city, a temple and a waterfall.

War of Wakanda is set to appear in August for Marvel’s Avengers, but there is no exact release date yet. The DLC adds Black Panther as a playable character. He must defend Wakanda against Klaw.

News | Black Panther is coming to Marvel's Avengers this year

Superhero Black Panther will appear as a playable character in Marvel's Avengers later this year.

Square Enix has announced this. The company gave more clarity about what players can expect from the game released last year this year. Black Panther is part of an expansion pack that also includes Klaw, the Wakanda jungle, and several new enemies and missions. It is not known exactly when this expansion will appear.

Various other new expansions are also coming to the game, including Wasteland Patrol, Project Omega and Cosmic Cube. A summary of all upcoming content can be seen in the illustration below.

Operation: Hawkeye Future Imperfect was released for the game this week. This expansion makes Hawkeye playable and adds new narrative content to the game. It is now also possible to reset the Reassemble campaign, so that content can be run again. Finally, Marvel’s Avengers is now also available for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X and S. People with the PS4 or Xbox One version can download a free update and take along their booked progression.