Captain America: The Winter Soldier is Apples Free App of the Week [Free App]

CaptainAmericaIconWith the 4th of July quickly approaching, it came as no surprise when Apple selected Captain America: The Winter Soldier by Marvel and Gameloft as the free app of the week. Turn your S.H.I.E.L.D. Strike Team into a well oiled machine as you train your agents to become a force to be reckoned with. Crime organization will cower with fear when they see your agents approach. Captain America does have in-app purchases available and they can get a little pricey, so make sure you understand what you’re getting before you hit purchase.

Captain America: The Winter Soldier is available to download for free from now till July 3rd, after which it will go back up to $2.99. This application can be downloaded on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch and requires iOS 7. iOS users that are also Marvel fans can do a bit of ass kicking before the holidays, Merica!


Play as Captain America and lead your S.H.I.E.L.D. Strike Team as they struggle to contain a massive global attack by several nefarious criminal organizations. Stop the attacks and then take the battle to your enemies. 

Captain America must use all his tactical skill as he commands his Strike Team to combat threats on every front. Grow your agents into a potent fighting force, and when the odds are against you, call in Black Widow and Falcon to help turn the tide. 

Expose the villains behind these brazen attacks, unravel their plans and discover how the Winter Soldier fits into their scheme.

Captain America: The Winter Soldier requires an Internet connection.


  • Lead your Strike Team of S.H.I.E.L.D. agents
  • Battle your way through various enemy types using force or guile
  • Make clever use of your indestructible shield and skills as a Super-Soldier and an Avenger
  • Call on The Avengers for support


  • An absorbing original story co-written by Marvel Comics writer Christos Gage
  • Face off against iconic villains such as King Cobra, Taskmaster, Puff Adder, the Winter Soldier and more
  • Art and graphics inspired directly by the comics


  • Asynchronous multiplayer: Join a Clan and battle rival players!
  • Climb the league leaderboards
  • Earn cool rewards in Limited-Time Events


  • Enhance your agents and weapons for optimal performance in the field
  • Learn new fighting techniques to supercharge Cap’s attacks
  • Unlock and upgrade Captain America’s suits
  • Research skills and items that will help you advance faster

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