In the forums today,
That is still our goal, but its more realistically looking like probably October at the earliest. As I've said before, we're running 2 shipping versions of the game now. The console version and the PC version. As many of you know, there are vast differences between the two. With the omega patch, we want to bring them together, however there is a lot of work that needs to be done to ensure that works smoothly. Our current plan is for a patch next week for Defenders related content(that is on TC right now) and then the next patch will be the Omega patch when it is ready. Expect some significant TC time for this. In between these 2 patches, we don't have any releases planned on PC so we can focus on the omega patch.
The content of the omega patch is coming along really well. Omega items are being built at a good clip, Omega difficulty is entering its first round of testing very soon. Omega items look a bit different than what we showed in the original dev blog (almost a year ago) as you would imagine. The team is hard at work on them right now and cant wait for you all to see them. This is the first new item system in over 2 years I haven't been involved in, so it has been interesting to see what the team is doing!
Apocalypse content is coming along spectacularly. This is also planned to release with the Omega patch. All of the different disciplines involved have really put together some really special stuff. It has been in departmental playtest territory for a few weeks now. You've seen the Magik costume, I cant wait for you to see the other 3. These 4 costumes will also be the first 4 costumes we launch with our new tech that adds powers from costumes. Each of the 4 costumes will get 1 power that is a player version of their main boss power from the playable content. This is a feature we're really excited about. Along with these 4, there will be VU's for Colossus AoA and Jean AoA shipping at the same time.
Spider-woman and Unworthy Thor(official name) development continues on, both are shaping up very well. We did our first design wide playtest with Spider-Woman last week and got some great feedback for the designer in charge of her. No ETA on release to share yet.
It was mentioned to me that some people are a bit worried about the powers from Costumes feature he mentions in the third paragraph. It seems the Age Of Apocalypse will have new tech. So, the idea is that you can only obtain this power via purchasing these costumes. It was mentioned this might lead into the Pay-2-Win territory.
Also, AgentVapor confirmed new costumes for Defenders are coming. They are not in the Test Center yet.