Spider-Man 2’s large post-launch replace has been delayed to early 2024. In a tweet, developer Insomniac Video games confirmed that the crew wanted extra time to make sure a high-quality product, however will embody a spread of further options. Initially, the patch was speculated to solely embody a New Sport+ mode, permitting gamers to dive again into the sport’s story in an overpowered state, carrying over all unlocked talents and kit upgrades. However having collected suggestions from gamers, a mission replay possibility will likely be added with the intention to relive a number of the most cinematic boss fights in gaming this yr — alongside facet missions to seek out achievements.
“We all know gamers have been eagerly awaiting options corresponding to New Sport+ and Audio Descriptions, amongst many extra,” the tweet reads. “We’ve been working vigilantly on these options and require extra testing to make sure the standard is as much as our requirements.” Gamers will quickly be capable to change the time of day within the metropolis to finest go well with their web-swinging expertise and even swap the colors on their tendrils when utilizing the symbiote powers, that are black by default. When utilizing different costumes, nonetheless, the symbiote Peter Parker’s webbing retains the color white, somewhat than matching the theme of the go well with he is sporting, so the replace ought to enable gamers to combine and match it as they like. Insomniac Video games has obtained much more deliberate within the upcoming replace, particulars of which will likely be shared in time.
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Earlier this week, the studio fell sufferer to a cybersecurity assault — hacked by a ransomware group that’s trying to public sale the ‘unique’ information at a beginning bid of $2 million or 50 bitcoin. Writer Sony Interactive Leisure (SIE) confirmed the unique report, including that the scenario is being investigated and that no different divisions have been affected by the safety breach. Rhysida is the hacking group claiming credit score for the assault and as proof, printed a bunch of Insomniac workers emails, some official paperwork of the staff, and what seems to be screenshots of the upcoming Wolverine sport. A seven-day deadline has been self-imposed by the group, with the implication that the information will likely be launched into the wild if they do not obtain an undisclosed fee on time. Online game corporations are extra incessantly being focused by such assaults, with essentially the most infamous one being the Rockstar Video games leak from final yr, inflicting over 90 in-development GTA VI clips to leak on-line.
Each of Insomniac’s Marvel-centric video games, Spider-Man and Wolverine, are set inside the similar universe — Earth-1048 — so there’s at all times a risk of a cameo look from both lead character. At present, there isn’t any launch window for the Wolverine sport and the ending of Spider-Man 2 was clearly pointing in direction of a follow-up — whether or not that seems to be a sequel or an growth stays to be seen. Spider-Man 2 was additionally nominated in seven classes at The Sport Awards 2023, together with Sport of the Yr, however did not win a single trophy.
Spider-Man 2 is out now, solely on the PS5.