Marvel's Avengers update exposes PS5 players' IP addresses

Originally published on GamesIndustry.biz by Brendan Sinclair

Square Enix plans to release hot fix tomorrow, warns players not to stream or post screenshots in the meantime

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Square Enix today released a patch for Marvel’s Avengers that accidentally exposed PlayStation 5 players’ IP addresses on their screens, a concern for anyone who streamed the game or used the system’s screenshot sharing functions.

Players and journalists posted about the issue on Twitter, sharing redacted screenshots indicating how the information was appearing in-game.

Shortly after the issue was noticed by players and journalists, Square Enix said on the game’s official Twitter account it was investigating “the issue where

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