Marvel Heroes Omega Closed Beta Begins on PS4, Founder’s Packs Start at $17

April 21, 2017 Written by Jason Dunning

The Marvel Heroes Omega Closed Beta has begun on PlayStation 4, and players have revealed that the total download size is just over 28GB (you can start playing after 12.2GB).

To gain access to the Closed Beta, which is scheduled to run until May 15, you’ll need to buy one of these Founder’s Packs from the PlayStation Store (North America, Europe):

War Machine Founder’s Pack (PlayStation Plus Exclusive) – $16.99 USD/£13.99

  • Instant Closed Beta Access
  • Playable War Machine: Experience the full power of Stark technology and play as the indomitable War Machine.
  • Bonus Costume: Inspired by Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War.
  • 1 XP Boosts: Level up faster with a healthy dose of pure XP Boost.
  • 500 Gs: Universally accepted virtual in-game currency for additional heroes, costumes, boosts, and more!

Deadpool Founder’s Pack – $19.99 USD/£14.99

  • Instant Closed Beta Access
  • Deadpool: Wait… What!?! You can’t sell me. Well, you CAN, I suppose. But you shouldn’t. Not without a cut. Or in a freakin’ pack for goodness sake.
  • Deadpool Zen Costume: Clothes I wear… You guys seriously want this? I mean, I could just put on any clothes I want and -WHAM!- you’d want to purchase them… digitally?
  • XP Boost: This implies I need experience. That. Is. A. Lie.
  • 500 Gs: Wow. Presumably you need these so you can spend lavishly on me, outfitting me with YET MORE CLOTHES.

Spider-Man Founder’s Pack – $19.99 USD/£14.99

  • Instant Closed Beta Access
  • Playable Spider-Man: Immediately unlock the wallcrawler himself. Everyone’s favorite neighborhood Spider-Man, one of the most famous heroes of all-time.
  • Bonus Costume: Inspired by Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War.
  • XP Boost: Level up faster with a healthy dose of pure XP Boost.
  • 500 Gs: Universally accepted virtual in-game currency for additional heroes, costumes, boosts, and more!

Guardians of the Galaxy Founder’s Pack – $39.99 USD/£29.99

  • Instant Closed Beta Access
  • Playable Star-Lord: Play as the legendary outlaw and leader of the Guardians of the Galaxy, Peter Quill.
  • Playable Rocket Raccoon: Bring out the big guns and lay waste to supervillains and henchmen with Rocket Raccoon.
  • 3 Bonus Costumes: Access both Star-Lord and Rocket Raccoon’s costumes inspired by Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy and Rocket’s new costume inspired by Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.
  • 5 XP Boosts
  • 1000 Gs: Universally accepted virtual in-game currency for additional heroes, costumes, boosts, and more!

Avengers Founder’s Pack – $59.99 USD/£49.99

  • Instant Closed Beta Access
  • 6 Playable Heroes: Captain America, Iron Man, Hulk, Hawkeye, Black Widow, Thor
  • 6 Bonus Costumes: In addition to the six heroes and their default outfits, the Avengers Founder’s Pack includes Captain America, Iron Man Mk 43, Hawkeye, Black Widow, Thor and Hulk costumes all inspired by Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron.
  • 10 Combination Boosts: Accelerate your game with a stack of Combination Boosts.
  • 2000 Gs: Universally accepted virtual in-game currency for additional heroes, costumes, boosts, and more!

X-Men Founder’s Pack – $59.99 USD/£49.99

  • Instant Closed Beta Access
  • 6 Playable Heroes: Wolverine, Jean Grey, Storm, Beast, Iceman, Psylocke
  • 6 Bonus Costumes: In addition to the six heroes and their default outfits, the X-Men Founder’s Pack includes Wolverine Classic Brown, Jean Grey New X-Men, Storm Astonishing X-Men, Beast Astonishing X-Men, Iceman All-New X-Men and Psylocke Lady Mandarin bonus costumes.
  • 10 Combination Boosts: Accelerate your game with a stack of Combination Boosts.
  • 2000 Gs: Universally accepted virtual in-game currency for additional heroes, costumes, boosts, and more!

By purchasing all five non-PS+ Founder’s Packs, you’ll receive the Symbiote Spider-Man Costume (timed exclusive) and Iron Fist (timed exclusive Hero). According to the PlayStation Store, the Founder’s Packs are offered at a discount for a limited time only.

Additional G prices range from $5 for 500 to $100 for 11,500.

As mentioned previously (and in the above launch trailer), the PS4 version of Marvel Heroes Omega includes drop-in, two-player, couch co-op.

If you don’t want to pay for Marvel Heroes Omega, the open beta for the free-to-play action-RPG is expected to begin later this spring. At that time, Daredevil will be given away as a free playable character to everyone.

If you have any questions about Marvel Heroes Omega, check out the FAQ.

[Source: PlayStation Store, Reddit]