The beta for Marvel’s Avengers is now out there 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 provides you an opportunity to tackle the roles of 4 completely different Avengers. However it additionally has some secrets and techniques blended in, together with a hard-to-find hidden mission that represents the very best tackle Avengers’ multiplayer to this point.
The hidden mission is a Warfare Zone set within the Snowy Tundra space of Siberia, which you may go to throughout the story portion of the beta if you play as Kamala Khan and the Unimaginable 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 Warfare Desk map the place you choose missions. However you’ll be able to return to the placement for a brand new Warfare Zone, offered you discover a hidden SHIELD cache in one other mission.
While you return to the Snowy Tundra, you may go after a secret SHIELD vault that is stuffed 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 greatest within the recreation, based on Crystal Dynamics, so exploring it’s fairly enjoyable by itself.
Here is the way to discover the Snowy Tundra Vault mission and the way 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’ll be able to 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 a substitute, 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 may should be in the suitable part of the Stark Realities map to ensure that the Sign Locator to activate. To seek out it, if you spawn in, face towards the target marker forward and head to the left. You may rapidly 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. Hold following the locator as the gap 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 screen on the suitable in the identical place the place you are notified about choosing up gear. Upon getting it, you’ll be able to head again to the Quinjet–you need not end Stark Realities to entry the brand new mission.
Head To The Snowy Tundra Area
On the Warfare 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. While you pull it up, you may get the mission for the Snowy Tundra Vault.
You may 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 monitor down, and lots of gear to search out. However to finish the mission, you need to use the Sign Locator to search 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 have to struggle 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 do this, first strategy the vault and work together with the console. Word additionally that there are 5 pc consoles scattered across the vault room–1 and three on the suitable facet and a pair 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, however it’s exterior 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 offers you numbers, indicating which consoles it is advisable work together with in sequence. All it is advisable 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 succeed in every console. The excellent news is, you’ll be able to 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. You need to be capable to deal with these guys and largely ignore them as you run to the consoles, however pay attention to 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 every one 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.
Word 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, it is advisable run this enemy down and kill it. Luckily, the hacker’s location is marked in your display screen with a purple 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 acquire entry to its goodies. Press the large purple button to finish the mission if you’re achieved, however word 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 Warfare Desk–this mission is not repeatable just like the others is. Nevertheless, you’ll be able to entry it once more in the identical means you unlocked it the primary time. Simply head again to Stark Realities and discover your option to the buried SHIELD cache once more. You may 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 Warfare 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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