The beta for Marvel’s Avengers is now obtainable for PlayStation four gamers who preordered the sport, and it is fairly expansive–it covers an early portion of the sport’s single-player story, features a bunch of multiplayer missions, and offers you an opportunity to tackle the roles of 4 totally different Avengers. However it additionally has some secrets and techniques combined in, together with a hard-to-find hidden mission that represents the perfect tackle Avengers’ multiplayer up to now.
The hidden mission is a Struggle Zone set within the Snowy Tundra space of Siberia, which you may go to in the course of the story portion of the beta if you play as Kamala Khan and the Unbelievable Hulk. In that mission, your job is to discover a secret SHIELD bunker that is been hidden away from the enemy forces of AIM. After you end that mission, Snowy Tundra is not accessible out of your Struggle Desk map the place you choose missions. However you may return to the placement for a brand new Struggle Zone, offered you discover a hidden SHIELD cache in one other mission.
If you return to the Snowy Tundra, you may go after a secret SHIELD vault that is filled with high-powered gear and sources. The distinction is, this SHIELD vault is gigantic, and requires you to resolve a puzzle to open it whereas defending the placement from enemies. The Snowy Tundra space can also be one of many largest within the sport, in accordance with Crystal Dynamics, so exploring it’s fairly enjoyable by itself.
Here is tips on how to discover the Snowy Tundra Vault mission and tips on how to open the vault if you get there.
Face Some Stark Realities
The situation of the Snowy Tundra Vault is definitely present in a hidden location within the Stark Realities mission, which you may discover within the Pacific Northwest area. You are on the lookout for a SHIELD cache buried underground, however you will not discover it by regular means. Normally, you may hit up on the D-Pad to see factors of curiosity across the map, however the cache is not marked with a query mark like different places. As an alternative, you may have to make use of the identical beeping Sign Locator you used within the Snowy Tundra mission with a purpose to discover it.
You will must be in the correct part of the Stark Realities map to ensure that the Sign Locator to activate. To search out it, if you spawn in, face towards the target marker forward and head to the left. You will shortly hit the rock wall surrounding the realm, however preserve following it to the left, away from the target marker for the mission. Finally, you may discover a cliff off to your left and the Sign Locator ought to begin beeping. Preserve following the locator as the space numbers descend till you discover the cache and open it.
Head down into the cache and search for the marked treasure chest inside. That ought to provide the Vault location–it’ll pop up in your display on the correct in the identical place the place you are notified about choosing up gear. After you have it, you may head again to the Quinjet–you needn’t end Stark Realities to entry the brand new mission.
Head To The Snowy Tundra Area
On the Struggle Desk, you may now have a brand new location marked on the highest proper part of the map. Search for a “plus” marker to entry the Snowy Tundra part. If you pull it up, you may get the mission for the Snowy Tundra Vault.
You will return to a model of the map from the single-player mission earlier within the beta. There are a bunch of factors of curiosity unfold all through the map so that you can observe down, and loads of gear to seek out. However to finish the mission, you need to use the Sign Locator to seek out the SHIELD vault. It is not arduous to return by, however do not head there till you are completed with everybody else within the mission, as a result of finishing the vault will kick you again to the Quinjet.
How To Full The Vault
Contained in the vault, you may must combat a number of waves of enemies whereas additionally capturing a bunch of places in sequence, with a purpose to bypass the safety protocols and open the large vault door. To try this, first strategy the vault and work together with the console. Be aware additionally that there are 5 pc consoles scattered across the vault room–1 and three on the correct facet and a couple of and four on the left facet. The No. 5 pc console can also be on the left facet for those who’re going through the vault door, but it surely’s outdoors of the room with the opposite consoles, and as a substitute behind a small wall subsequent to the door.
When you begin the safety bypass, the PA system will provide you with numbers, indicating which consoles you could work together with in sequence. All you could do is locate the terminal with the quantity and stand in entrance of it for just a few seconds to activate it, however you are racing a timer: you solely have 45 seconds to achieve every console. The excellent news is, you may reset that timer anytime by strolling again in entrance of the vault door.
As you’re employed to activate every console for the sequence, you may get attacked by waves of AIM enemies. It’s best to have the ability to deal with these guys and largely ignore them as you run to the consoles, however concentrate on the orange flaming robots, who will run as much as you and explode. Additionally they explode for those who beat them down, so simply preserve away from them altogether.
After you activate the sequence consoles, return to the vault door and maintain down that location by combating off all of the enemies. As soon as they’re all lifeless, you may begin the method once more however with extra consoles to go to. There are three locks on the vault and each you full acts as a checkpoint, so don’t fret an excessive amount of for those who’re about to fail an unlock sequence–you can simply begin it over once more.
Be aware additionally that you will have to cope with the occasional AIM hacker. That is an enemy that can run to one of many consoles and begin interacting with it, and whether it is left there for too lengthy, the enemy will reset your unlock sequence. Earlier than you are able to do anything, you could run this enemy down and kill it. Fortuitously, the hacker’s location is marked in your display with a crimson icon to point out you precisely the place to go.
Full the unlock sequence twice extra to open the vault. It will take some time, particularly as a result of the fights are lengthy and the console sequence will get bigger with each lock. However as soon as you have cleared the place a 3rd time, you may get contained in the SHIELD vault and achieve entry to its goodies. Press the large crimson button to finish the mission if you’re completed, however notice that you will be despatched again to the Quinjet if you do.
Returning To Snowy Tundra
After you end the Snowy Tundra Vault, you may lose entry to the Snowy Tundra location in your Struggle Desk–this mission is not repeatable just like the others is. Nevertheless, you may entry it once more in the identical manner you unlocked it the primary time. Simply head again to Stark Realities and discover your option to the buried SHIELD cache once more. You possibly can return inside and discover the identical chest you probably did the primary time, which ought to provide the vault’s coordinates again–and convey again the Snowy Tundra Vault mission to your Struggle Desk.
We spent fairly a little bit of time with the Marvel’s Avengers beta–check out our beta impressions and our information on how all of the development techniques within the beta work.
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