Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 – Release date & Everything we know so far

Marvel's Spider-Man 2
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Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 is the highly anticipated sequel to Insomniac’s iconic 2018 adventure game. Luckily, the PS5 exclusive is right around the corner and the developers have loads in store. From the amazing upgrades in gameplay to the introduction of dual protagonists, here’s a quick rundown of why you should be excited.

Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 Release Date

Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 will arrive on October 20, 2023, exclusively for the PlayStation 5.

Preorders are live for the title, so grab a copy now if you can’t wait, or if you can, then let the reviews swing in first.

What’s New In Marvel’s Spider-Man 2?

Everything from the story to the satisfying game mechanics has been amped up tenfold In Marvel’s Spider-Man 2, and here’s what you can expect.

Smoother, Faster, And Bigger Game Design

Similar to the protagonist switching mechanic in GTA V, Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 will allow you to take control of both Peter and Miles. It’s a stellar feature, and one you’ll easily understand after checking out this sweet gameplay deep dive with commentary by Creative Director Bryan Intihar:

Over 65 unique Spidey-suits will be taking the spotlight, and with the map size and swinging speed reworked to twice than that of the prequel, Spider-Man 2 will be a hell of a ride.

Darker Story With Venom & Kraven At The Helm

Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 is taking a darker turn with the narrative. Kraven and Venom seem to be the primary antagonists, and with them gunning after you, navigating through the rebuilt borough of Manhattan, as well as the new Brooklyn and Queens districts, is going to be breathtaking.

Marvel's Spider-Man 2 map size
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Rather than the checklist missions, visual storytelling is the direction going forward. And that’s not a surprise since it’s the biggest game from PlayStation this year against Xbox’s Starfield.

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