Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy: Release Date, Trailer, Platforms, and More

It isn't often that a game is confirmed years after it was first leaked. Case in point, Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy.

The wiley band of misfit heroes are coming to consoles and PCs near you this October 2021.

Eidos-Montréal’s first game since Shadow of the Tomb Raider was leaked as early as 2017. However, it wouldn't be until Square Enix's E3 2021 showcase that we received confirmation that the game actually existed and might have just been in development for the better part of the past four to five years.

If you'd like to know more about Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy, we recommend that you scroll down below.

Is there Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Trailer?

Yes. Guardians of the Galaxy was revealed at E3 2021 by the game's publisher, Square Enix.

The single-player, third-person adventure game is part of Square Enix's multiple-game partnership with Marvel that started with Marvel's Avengers.

When Is the Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Release Date?

Guardians of the Galaxy is expected to release on October 26, 2021.

Which Platforms Will Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Release On?

Guardians of the Galaxy will be a cross-generational game. It will launch simultaneously on the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series S/X, as well as the PC, on October 26.

Does Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Have Microtransactions?

It appears that Square Enix has learned from its costly mistakes with Marvel's Avengers. Unlike its microtransaction-filled cousin, Guardians of the Galaxy will not have microtransactions or DLC. Players can unlock everything available in the game just by spending time playing the game.

Will Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Be Based on the MCU?

This might not be Chris Pratt, but this Star-Lord looks like it's every bit as jovial and roguish.

Partly. According to the E3 2021 showcase, Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy will draw from the lore that's available in comic books and movies. However, it is an entirely new adaptation of the band of misfits. It doesn't take hawkeye to tell the difference between Peter Quill, also known as Star-Lord, in Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy game, and the more recognizable Chris Pratt adaptation that's become so popular among fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

In Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy, Peter Quill is blonde with coiffed hair, complete with his iconic red leather jacket that's been stuffed full of patches and pins from the 1980s.

Eidos-Montréal explains that Pratt's take on Star-Lord wouldn't have worked in the game. The studio reportedly wants players to feel like they are the leader of the Guardians of the Galaxy. Speaking of leading, the team will feature staples like Rocket, Gamora, Drax, and Groot, as well as Mantis, if the trailer is any indication.

Ray Ampoloquio
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