The late Chadwick Boseman’s Black Panther costume from the Marvel Cinematic Universe has been incorporated to Marvel’s Avengers. Crystal Dynamics’ superhero brawler offers a range of decorative accessories for each of the game’s playable heroes. Black Panther, the king and guardian of Wakanda, an advanced African nation, was recently introduced to Marvel’s Avengers in the “War for Wakanda” expansion.
“War for Wakanda,” the game’s most recent and largest update to date, adds a ton of new content to Marvel’s Avengers. The tale of the expansion transports the Avengers to Wakanda, a lush and strong African nation cut off from the rest of the world.
Wakanda’s jungle, as well as a player base in the nation’s capital, are both beautiful and distinctive. King T’Challa of Wakanda was added to the game’s growing roster of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes under his superpowered guise of Black Panther.
Players will encounter opponents who are new to Marvel’s Avengers during the “War for Wakanda” campaign. The Klaue Company, a new enemy group, employs unique mechanisms to combat the superheroes. Ulysses Klaue and Crossbones, two legendary Marvel Comics villains, fight as bosses throughout the narrative.
A new cosmetic item for Black Panther has been released on the Marvel Avengers Twitter page, allowing him to wear the hero’s famous costume from the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Chadwick Boseman, who sadly died of colon cancer more than a year ago, played the character in the MCU adaption.
T’Challa’s look in his 2018 solo film, Black Panther, as well as the crossover flicks Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame, is reflected in the live-action costume that was just introduced to Marvel’s Avengers. In Captain America: Civil War, Boseman’s version of the character used a separate live-action suit from the one shown in the game.
The Black Panther is here. 👑
Inspired by the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Black Panther's "Marvel Studios' Black Panther" Outfit features a king fighting for the throne and for his people.
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— Marvel's Avengers (@PlayAvengers) August 31, 2021
Players immediately and often requested these familiar looks because Marvel’s Avengers premiered without any outfits based on the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Crystal Dynamics ultimately listened to fans and released a number of costumes based on each Avenger’s appearance in Avengers: Endgame in 2019.
Since then, more MCU costumes have been added, including Black Widow’s outfit from her newly released standalone film and Captain America’s suit from the first Avengers film. With the MCU’s popularity and character designs, it’s only natural that additional live-action outfits for Marvel’s Avengers would be introduced in the future.
Due to both the actor’s performance and the character’s cultural relevance, Chadwick Boseman’s portrayal as Black Panther throughout the MCU has received widespread praise. With the one-year anniversary of Boseman’s death approaching, it seems only fitting that T’Challa’s live-action costume be included in Marvel’s Avengers. Players will have to pay for the cosmetic piece, but those who do will be able to walk about with the appearance of a Marvel icon.