When Crystal Dynamics and Square Enix revealed Marvel’s Avengers for PS4, Xbox One, PC, and Google Stadia at E3, it was a bit unclear whether it was connected to Marvel’s Spider-Man on PS4 in any capacity.

And it remains a bit unclear, however, a new statement from a developer more or less confirms the two games don’t take place in the same universe. The topic came up when IGN brought up how Taskmaster is in both games, and, as you will know, in Marvel’s Spider-Man, Taskmaster seemingly refers to the events of Marvel’s Avengers at one point. That said, apparently there’s not too much to this.

“This is our world,” said a Crystal Dynamics developer when asked if the Taskmaster in Marvel’s Avengers is the same one in Insomiac’s Spider-Man game. “This is the Avenger’s world.

For us, we look at this and say, again, we have an amazing set of heroes, we have an amazing world, but this is an original story for the Avengers.”

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