“Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales” will apparently be one of the launch titles for the upcoming Playstation 5. In a livestream, Sony announced the expected Playstation exclusive title for the Christmas season 2020 – during this period, the Playstation 5 will also be on the market.
The 2020 E3 will take place purely digitally. Developers like CD Projekt, Sony and Nintendo are showing their games in a live stream instead of on stages. heise online collects the most important new announcements and developments.
“Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales” is the successor to the “Marvel’s Spider-Man” released for PS4 in 2018, which led to this year’s surprise hits. The game is developed again by Insomniac Games.
The protagonist is new, at least under the mask: Instead of Peter Parker, players control Miles Morales as a spider man. Miles was already playable in the predecessor, but still in its normal normal form. At the end of the game, he was bitten by a spider, which already indicated the successor announced.
Only two years between part 1 and 2
The development schedule should have been a little tight: “Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales” has its intended start, then there are just two years between the releases of parts 1 and 2. So it is likely that part 2 was under development at the start of “Marvel’s Spider-Man”.
Sony demonstrated the improved data streaming performance of the Playstation 5 in several presentations with “Marvel’s Spider-Man”: Due to the SSD, larger game worlds and faster movement are possible because the necessary assets do not have to load long. With “Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales” Sony can directly demonstrate the advantages of the SSD.
Little is known about the new Spider-Man game in terms of play. In the short trailer you can only see a few short game scenes that strongly remind of Part 1. Developer Insomniac Games also introduced a new branch of the “Ratchet & Clank” series in the Sony livestream.