Do you want to swing in between the skyscrapers and tall buildings of New York City while at the same time fighting bad guys? Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 is coming!
Marvel’s Spider-Man is an action-adventure game developed by Insomniac Games and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment in 2018 exclusive to the PlayStation.
As stated in the official game title, the game is based on Spider-Man, a popular character from Marvel Comics.
After the successful release of Marvel’s Spider-Man (2018), a full sequel to the main series, Marvel’s Spider-Man 2, was officially announced in the 40-minute PlayStation Showcase event in September 2021.
We will go through everything that we currently know of at the moment, from reveal trailers to the release date, about the sequel of the critically-acclaimed PlayStation-exclusive Marvel’s Spider-Man (2018), Marvel’s Spider-Man 2.
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Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 Release Date
Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 is expected to release in 2023. However, the exact release date for the game is yet to be announced.
Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 will be swinging to the PlayStation 5 exclusively. There may be backward compatibility to the PlayStation 4 as well but there is no confirmation yet regarding compatibility.
Any cross-platform development for the series is not expected to be seen any time soon.
However, Sony has been releasing prior titles exclusive to PlayStation to the PC such as Horizon Zero Dawn in 2020, Days Gone in 2021, and God of War in 2022.
Nevertheless, it may take years before the series of Marvel’s Spider-Man titles to be ported to PC.
Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 Trailer
Insomniac Games released an almost 2-minute reveal trailer for Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 in September 2021.
The trailer showcases some scenes where the main Spider-Man protagonists, Peter Parker and Miles Morales, are fighting thugs and hooligans.
The fight scenes in the trailer are epic. The video and cinematic quality are crisp and marvelous. Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 can surely harness the next-generation hardware found in the PlayStation 5 to bring the game to the next level.
All of these are happening while Venom, played by voice actor Tony Todd, narrates that he is looking for a worthy opponent while currently lurking in the shadows of a dark alley.
As stated in the opening scene of the trailer, the footage that is exhibited in the trailer is taken from a PlayStation 5.
The full trailer can be watched here:
Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 News
Marvel’s Spider-Man (2018) received multitudes of nominations and awards from The Game Awards in 2018, National Academy of Video Game Trade Reviewers (NAVGTR) Awards in 2018 and 2018, San Diego Film Week in 2019, Visual Effects Society Awards in 2019, and the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Film Awards in 2019 among others.
The most notable ones, however, are the nomination of Marvel’s Spider-Man (2018) as the Game of the Year award from The Game Awards, the award for Best Trailer given to Gavin Filipiak, game music composer, from San Diego Film Week, and the awards from NAVGTR for Game Engineering and Game, Franchise Action given to Insomniac Games, and Supporting Performance in a Drama given to Laura Bailey, the voice actor for Mary Jane Watson.
The full list of nominations and awards can be seen here on the IMDB page of Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 (2018).
These awards and nominations along with the excellent graphics and impeccable gameplay of Marvel’s Spider-Man (2018) paved the way for the popularity and hype of the highly anticipated sequel of the series, Marvel’s Spider-Man 2.
Other than that, a spin-off title from the main series, Spider-Man: Miles Morales, that was announced and released in 2020 also contributed to the popularity of the franchise.
Spider-Man: Miles Morales (2020) was also developed by Insomniac Studios and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment. A remastered version of Marvel’s Spider Man (2018) was also released in 2020.
That is everything that we know, from the current updates to the latest news, of the upcoming Marvel’s Spider-Man 2, the sequel of the game Marvel’s Spider-Man from Insomniac Games and Sony Interactive Entertainment.
All the information in this article will be updated as soon as new announcements and news about the game are released. Stay on this web for more information.