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Marvel’s Avengers latest update has a PS5 bug that shows usernames and IP addresses

In context: Despite its less than stellar reviews, Square Enix’s Marvel’s Avengers has maintained an following since its release. The episodic seasonal content updates have allowed its fans to play and stream the content creators. However, the latest extension has a personal information disclosure bug that ticked off some members of the community.

Square Enix has released a big expansion for Marvel’s Avengers that includes a new Cosmic Cube event that runs from June 24 to July 8. The update adds a limited-time story arc, as well as a boost to player powers via cosmic energy. The update also contains various bug and quality of life fixes.

Unfortunately, the fix came with another bug that inexplicably displays the player’s username and IP address on the screen. Besides being annoying, the issue poses a minor threat to the privacy of those who stream the game.

Developer Crystal Dynamics said in a tweet that he was aware of the bug and was working on a fix. In the meantime, he has warned content creators not to release the game until he has a patch to resolve the situation. While there is not much that a malicious individual can do with just a username and an IP address, it is still information that one might not want to share during the process. diffusion.

The bug is exclusive to the PlayStation 5 version of the game, and starting at 10:20 p.m. PDT, the developers expect to have a fix ready for deployment by 8:00 a.m. PDT on Wednesday, June 23. Despite the relatively quick response, some are still not happy about the bug or that it will take almost 24 hours to fix it.


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