This coming weekend, May 3rd through the 5th, is not only the premiere of Iron Man 3 in North America, but Gazillion Entertainment has announced an open beta for the Marvel Heroes MMO (Massive Multiplayer Online) game. During the open beta weekend, some of the Avengers will be available as playable characters, which includes Black Widow, Thor, Captain America, the Hulk and Iron Man, all for free.
The full game will launch later in the month on May 28th with an early access mode, then officially on June 4th. After this open beta weekend, the roster of free characters will change to Daredevil, Storm, Hawkeye, Scarlet Witch and the Thing. You can unlock other character in the Pre-Launch Founders Packages that range from $19.99 for the Starter Pack, to $199.99 for the Ultimate Pack, that includes all unlockable characters. So head on over to the Marvel Heroes website and register for the beta today, then be sure to check back this coming weekend for the open beta event. (Via CBR)