Marvel’s Avengers Expansion: Black Panther – War for Wakanda launches on August 17

Square Enix and Crystal Dynamics have announced that Marvel’s Avengers Expansion: Black Panther – War for Wakanda will launch on August 17. The free expansion will bring in Black Panther as a new playable hero, alongside new villains, a new environment, new missions, and more.

As it stands, this expansion is the end of the given 2021 roadmap for the game, so we'll have to wait and see what's in store for the future. Spider-Man will be coming to the PlayStation versions at an unspecified point in time.

A new key artwork and details can be found below. A cinematic trailer, screenshots, and details were previously shared during Square Enix's Summer Showcase event.


Today, Square Enix announced that Marvel’s Avengers Expansion: Black Panther – War for Wakanda will launch on August 17 as a free update to all owners of the core game. In addition to adding Black Panther, the third new playable Super Hero, the War for Wakanda expansion also brings with it two new villains, a brand-new environment to explore, new enemies, the Birnin Zana Outpost, new solo or multiplayer Drop Zone and Threat Sector missions and more, adding the most content to Marvel’s Avengers since the game’s launch.

Marvel’s Avengers WAR TABLE dedicated to the War for Wakanda expansion will premiere on Monday, August 16 at 10am PDT at’s Avengers WAR TABLES offer an extensive look at new trailers and information and should be considered a must-watch for fans interested in learning all there is to know about War for Wakanda.

The War for Wakanda expansion adds to a game already packed with content, including eight other playable heroes, more than 25 hours of single-player campaign content (from the core release through the Expansion), and endless multiplayer action for up to four players. In addition, new modes and events are being introduced regularly, and dozens of outfits inspired by Marvel comics and movies are available to customize players’ favorite Super Heroes.

An all-access weekend for Marvel’s Avengers began today and runs through August 1 on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, PC (via Steam), and Stadia in all regions where the game is available. To celebrate the all-access weekend, several limited-time special promotions are available for all players, including a 400% bonus to experience gained, a 50%-off sale in the in-game Marketplace, and the return of the Tachyon Anomaly event.

During the all-access weekend, anyone interested in checking out the full game* just needs to download it from their platform’s digital store.  After the all-access period ends, players who buy the game will carry over all progress and purchases on the same platform they enjoyed during the all-access weekend, and the game is currently discounted by 40%. A similar opportunity to try Marvel’s Avengers at no cost on Xbox platforms will be available in the coming months.