Marvel’s Avengers patched, players being handed free Polychoron and Uru

By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 24 September 2020 20:57 GMT

Patch 1.3.1 has been released for Marvel’s Avengers and addresses a handful of large issues.

Smaller than last week’s patch, it includes a fix for Marvel Avengers players being unable to accept Faction Missions/Villain Sectors.

Because this bug prevented players from being able to earn specific rare rewards, the team at Crystal Dynamics is granting the following to all players:  250 Polychoron and 500 Uru.

These rewards can be claimed from today until Thursday, October 1 at 10am PDT. You will need to view one of your Challenge Cards to activate this reward.

Other changes include Captain America can now smash through doors,  improved responsiveness when entering sprint flight from jumping as Iron Man, improved responsiveness for light air hammer attacks as Thor, and more.

The full patch notes are below.

Marvel’s Avengers V1.3.1 Patch Notes

 Reassemble Campaign and Avengers Initiative 

Various Reassemble Campaign and Avengers Initiative fixes, including:

  • Various Crash and Stability fixes
  • Fixed a rare issue when selecting “Once an Avenger” inadvertently sent the player to the wrong mission.
  • Fixed an issue keeping some mission chains from completing properly when all requirements are met. (Example: Reigning Supreme)

Combat  

Various combat fixes/tuning, including:

  • Captain America can now smash through doors. 
  • Fixed an issue where overcharge meters were inappropriately decreasing during a team finisher.

Tuning:

  • Improved responsiveness when entering sprint flight from jumping as Iron Man.
  • Improved responsiveness for light air hammer attacks as Thor.
  • Improved reliability of Iron Man’s Thruster Uppercut.
  • Improved presentation of Captain America’s sprinting block. 
  • Tuned the SPIN Keeper’s standard attack, reduced heroic drain, and added an offscreen attack indicator. 

Tuning to Adept Drone, Synthoid, and Keeper:

  • Added new standard attack to Drone and Keeper.
  • Adjusted homing attack to happen less frequently. 
  • Adjusted homing projectile to be more balanced. 
  • Increased global cooldown for all quantum homing projectile attacks. 
  • Adjusted quantum shard projectiles so they are no longer unblockable. 

Gear, Challenges, Rewards

Various Gear, Challenges, & Reward fixes/tuning including:

  • Addressed an issue where refreshing a missing weekly mission would result in a crash. Weekly missions should now appear as intended. We’ve temporarily disabled refreshing incomplete challenges; full functionality will be restored in the next update.
  • Addressed an issue where Villain Sectors would not properly refresh, which caused players to miss out on weekly rewards.
  • Fixed additional issues that prevented daily requisitions from clearing as intended.
  • Granted players the Iconic Iron Man outfit if they lost it due to an outfit bug.
  • Fixed a broken Legendary reward that was incorrectly set to Power Level 1.
  • Addressed issues with how the Insurmountable perk was being applied to gear drops.
  • Fixed an issue where some users would not be granted any rewards upon completing an Elite Heroic Hive run.
  • Guarded against a specific scenario that caused Kamala to lose a skill point. We are still investigating retroactive fixes.
  • Adjusted loot tables in Mega Hives to increase the chances additional loot will be awarded. 

PC Specific fixes

  •   Addressed a rare bug that results in a player’s Hero Level being reset, usually following a multiplayer connection issue.

Xbox Specific Fixes:

  • Addressed a rare bug that results in a player’s Hero Level being reset, usually following a multiplayer connection issue.

Upcoming Changes

We are in the final stages of testing the following features, and hope to have them rolled out in a near-term patch:

  • Subtitle Size Options 
  • High Contrast Mode
  • War Zone Ping System 
  • A toggle option for Hero icons to remain always visible

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