One of the bigger games that has been announced for the PlayStation 4 has been Spider-Man. However, the publisher (Insomniac Games,) has kept quiet on many of the details of the game. But recently, thanks to an interview with GameInformer, a plethora of new tidbits have been released to only add to the hype many gamers already have.
Known for other games such as the Ratchet & Clank series, Sunset Overdrive, and Spyro the Dragon; many fans have faith that Insomniac Games will finally bring a high quality superhero game to consoles.
Possibly the biggest piece of information to be released is that the game finally has a release date of September 7th, 2018. Adding to the already busy game time of year, this release date falls right near the releases of the upcoming Tomb Raider game and the much anticipated Red Dead Redemption 2. However, that won’t stop gamers from adding Spider-Man to their packed gaming schedule, as many are stating that they have already pre-ordered the game.
Another big detail revealed is that the game will contain no microtransactions. This has given many fans a reason to rejoice as recently there has been controversy surrounding major releases including the purchasing platform. Games such as Star Wars Battlefront 2 and Shadow of Mordor have received a lot of backlash for “trying to squeeze more money out of consumers,” while Spider-Man has decided against trying to implement a microtransaction system at all.
Lastly, the deluxe collector’s edition has been announced, along with its contents. The collection includes: “The City That Never Sleeps” exclusive story chapters, stickers, exclusive statue, custom steel book game case, a mini art book of game designs, three exclusive “spidey suits” for in game, as well as an exclusive PlayStation Network avatar and theme set.
Overall, Spider-Man is sure to continue to be hyped up leading up to the September 7th release date. There will be more information, as well as videos and photos released soon for the PlayStation 4 exclusive game. Only time will tell if Spider-Man can live up to the hype gamers have already created for it.