Move over Fortnite, there is possible a new contender for the video game throne on the horizon.
Marvel and publisher Square Enix have announced that the long-in-development Avengers video game will be showcased at the upcoming 2019 Electronic Entertainment Expo or E3.
Marvel said on Wednesday that the video game will be presented during Square Enix’s E3 press conference which will be live streamed on June 10 at 9 p.m. ET.
“Marvel’s Avengers is being designed for gamers worldwide and will be packed with all the characters, environments, and iconic moments that have thrilled longtime fans of the franchise. Featuring a completely original story, it will introduce a universe gamers can play in for years to come,” Marvel said.
Tune into Square Enix Live E3 2019 for the worldwide reveal of Marvel’s Avengers.
— Marvel's Avengers (@PlayAvengers) May 29, 2019
The Avengers video game was first announced alongside a teaser trailer in January 2017. The clip featured images of Captain America’s shield, Iron Man’s arm, Thor’s hammer and Bruce Banner’s glasses among the rubble.
E3 is the world’s premier event for computer and video games and related products. At E3, the video game industry’s top talent pack the Los Angeles Convention Center, connecting tens of thousands of the best, brightest, and most innovative in the interactive entertainment industry. For three exciting days, leading-edge companies, groundbreaking new technologies, and never-before-seen products will be showcased.