Marvel’s Avengers Patch 1.3.1 Gets Released Fixing More Issues

Game studio Crystal Dynamics and publisher Square Enix announced that the latest update for popular video game Marvel’s Avengers is now available for download.

Marvel's Avengers

Patch 1.3.1 is now out in the wild and it fixes more issues that the game is plagued with before. It includes fixing an issue that players could not accept Faction Missions/Villain Sectors.

Crystal Dynamics apologized for the bug that has prevented players from being able to earn specific rare rewards, which is why everyone will be rewarded 250 Polychoron and 500 Uru. The rewards can be claimed today, Sept. 24 at 10 AM PDT until Thursday, Oct. 1 at 10 AM PDT. In order to activate this reward, players must view one of the Challenge Cards.

Check out the full patch notes below:

Marvel’s Avengers V1.3.1 Patch Notes   

  • PlayStation 4: Live  
  • Xbox One: 9:00 AM PDT 9/24  
  • PC: 9/24 (Exact time TBD)  
  • Stadia: 9/24 (Exact time TBD)    

REASSEMBLE CAMPAIGN & AVENGERS INITIATIVE  

Various Reassemble Campaign & Avengers Initiative fixes, including:   

  • Various Crash & 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.      

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*      

*Features and tuning based on player feedback  

Known Issues & Workarounds  

PROGRESSION LOSS ISSUE  

Presentation: This is a rare bug that results in a player’s Hero Level being reset, usually following a multiplayer connection issue.      

  • Note: If you encounter this issue, immediately try using a backup save.   
  • Backup Saves are available in the Settings menu under Gameplay. This feature backs up your save files. Your progress will be saved around every hour and can potentially help retrieve and revert to a different save file. Please note this may not work for everyone experiencing this issue.      

Status [9/23]: We have resolved this issue on PC and have an upcoming near-term fix for PlayStation & Xbox. We understand the severity of this bug and are working diligently to get the fix out as soon as possible.  (Update 9/24: This has been updated to correct a mistake – the fix is currently only live on PC, with PlayStation and Xbox fixes pending.)

“MORE THAN INHUMAN” NOT APPEARING ON WAR TABLE   

  • Presentation: This is a rare issue where the “More than Inhuman” mission does not appear on the War Table.   
  • Status [9/23]: We are actively investigating.      

VARIOUS PS4 TROPHY BUGS  

Presentation: Reported issues with an array of trophies, including:      

  • Former Glory: Complete the “Iconic Avengers” mission chain   
  • Old Fashioned Beat Down: Complete HARM Challenges I to V   
  • The Best Defense: Defeat any 20 different enemy types   
  • Tentative Peace: Complete 15 Villain Sectors   
  • Gold Star Success: Complete 100 assignments   
  • Holding it Down: Complete 30 War Zones at Challenge III or higher rating      

Status [9/23]: Fixed several known issues around PS4 Trophy bugs. We are actively investigating the remaining.   

VARIOUS SKILL POINT BUGS  

Presentation: This presents one of several ways, including:      

  • Hulk having an extra skill point at 50   
  • Kamala missing a skill point at 50   
  • Thor missing a skill point at 50   
  • Black Widow missing a skill point at 50      

Status [9/23]: We have guarded against one issue causing Kamala to lose a skill point and are actively investigating the remaining scenarios. 

Marvel’s Avengers is now available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. It will also be released on Xbox Series S/X and PlayStation 5 as free upgrades for those who have it already.

Source: Official Website