On February 9, patch 1.42 went live for Marvel’s Avengers. The update is bringing new resource caps and several bug and quality-of-life fixes to Crystal Dynamics’ superhero sim.
Due to continued exploration and defense of Earth, the resource caps for Polychoron, Upgrade Modules, DNA Keys, Fragments, and Units have all been increased. Additionally, several tweaks have been made to fix glitches in side and campaign missions to smooth out the experience.
Marvel’s Avengers 1.42 Patch NotesNew Features
Due to continued exploration and defending of Earth, we have increased resource caps to the following:
Polychoron = 999Upgrade Modules = 999DNA Keys = 99Fragments = 99,999Units = 999,999Reassemble Campaign and Avengers InitiativeTaking AIM Operation Kate’s HARM Room is now replayable for everyone who has already completed itSwitching to the Taking AIM Operation and then returning to the Reassemble Campaign no longer results in players being unable to interact with the next campaign interaction promptImproved lighting on Getz during cinematic prior to fighting him in MasksMore than Inhuman The More than Inhuman mission no longer disappears from the War TableReassemble Campaign New Normal Using grapple swing before it was unlocked in the tutorial no longer gets the camera stuck in a bad position on some occasionsThe Road Back Fixed an infinite black screen during transition to Kamala waking up after battle on the helicarrier deckTo Find OlympiaFixed a rare issue where Kamala could not interact with the 3rd console when trying to power the doors to the ArchiveTo Stand Alone Fixed occurrence where Black Widow couldn’t interact with the first consoleFixed an issue where the control panel would not raise out of the ground following the Veil of Shadows tutorialFixed a rare issue where combat did not progress after fighting the first Adaptoid in the lobbyFixed an area with missing collision and a hidden strongboxOnce an Avenger Fixed a rare issue where enemies did not spawn after transition into the room after Kamala broke the doorBy Force of Mind Fixed a rare issue where the second combat encounter wouldn’t progress after defeating the first waveFixed an infinite black screen if a player jumped off the platform of the first combat area just as the final enemy was killedFixed a rare issue where Hulk did not smash the door, preventing progression after the chase sequenceFixed an issue where players could not complete the objective in the Rockets’ Red Glare missionMultiplayer and MatchmakingThe “Unable to Join Strike Team” message no longer displays incorrectly when trying to join a player that had been already matchedFixed an issue where a player may be invisible to their Strike Team membersSPIN Exo suppression fields are now visible to all playersVarious matchmaking optimizations and fixesArt and AnimationFixed text/imagery and textures used on…And We’re Back!, Mayhem Over Manhattan, and Rockets’ Red GlareBlack Widow’s hair now displays correctly on her Classic Stealth outfitIron Man’s Low Battery emote now displays correctlyUser InterfacePlayers with Mobile or Dynamic controller layouts no longer need to double tap when attempting to ping for it to functionTooltips now properly populate when hovering over minor/major ArtifactsItems marked for mass dismantle are now properly indicated by a red square preceding the dismantlingFixed an issue where tracking an excursion on the War Table would highlight completed missions as well as missions that still needed to be completedFixed a rare issue that would cause unintended text to appear when selecting a challenge level via the War TableFixed an issue where players were unable to change heroes in the Quinjet for Hive missionsVarious crash, black screen, and infinite loading screen fixesFixed an issue that could result in Iconic Missions not showing up correctlyCampaignKate’s Explosive Arrow landing indicator now displays correctly with its trajectory indicatorKate’s Quantum Field skill now correctly displays the Area of Effect indicator when used near wallsThe War Ship’s flamethrower turrets now properly target and engage playersFixed a rare issue that caused Adaptoids to sometimes grab players, despite perfect dodging the attackImproved the notification players receive when being targeted by Adaptoid beam attacksPressure plates now activate correctly after performing combat around themKate Bishop now consistently activates pressure plates correctlyFixed an issue where one player’s hero was immobilized at the start of an Elite Hive mission in multiplayerKate is no longer invulnerable during Quantum Surge with the Overcharge Regenerator perk equippedThe Quantum Regenerator perk now works as intended, granting additional health and energyThe Blink Shroud perk correctly activates Kate’s Ultimate Heroic rather than Quantum ShroudKate Bishop can no longer “fly” when jumping after blink-dashing in mid-airKate can now be revived correctly as a companion after getting downed by an AdaptoidFixed an issue that would sometimes cause Hulkbuster to lose functionality when Thor uses his support heroicFixed various issues that allowed players to go out of boundsFixed multiple issues with enemies spawning out of boundsGear, Challenges, and RewardsMs. Marvel’s Iconic Outfit is no longer locked after finishing The Magnificent Ms. Marvel mission chainFixed an issue where tracking the Global Offensive mission chain would sometimes give improper objective directionThe description of Priority Missions now display the correct Legendary Gear rewards and not Exotic Hivemind GearModules and resource rewards are now affected by the difficulty modifierVaults no longer drop Rare Gear if you’re above Power Level 80 as mission completion rewards. Instead, Epic Gear or Legendary Hero Set Gear will now be rewardedHivemind Gear: Kate’s Hivemind Gear will now use her set namesMelee and Ranged items will now have their third perk tied to what status effect rolls they have as their first and second perk. Example: If you got 2 plasma perks, the third will be plasma reinforcing or Jarvis-relatedCosmic damage perks can now appear on Hivemind GearTachyon Surge Gear: Defensive perks will now appear more often on Defensive GearRanged-focused perks will now appear more often on Ranged GearCosmic Gear: Added more Cosmic arrow perks for KateLast Avenger Standing: Gear dropped after the first overall completion will always be Legendary Jarvis Gear or Exotic Hero Gear with an equal chance at eitherFixed an issue where players could not obtain the required item to complete the Harvest: Wiring Bundles AssignmentDue to future refocusing efforts, players can no longer complete challenges in the HARM Room that require defeating a specific enemy or defeating enemies using a specific attack/damage typeRescuing all hostages now properly counts towards challenges and faction assignmentsKnown Issues and WorkaroundsSHIELD Daily Villain Sectors are erroneously showing as completed
Despite losses from its gaming division, Square Enix has remained profitable. Marvel’s Avengers will even be getting a Hawkeye DLC which will be revealed alongside other news on February 16.
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