Marvel’s Spider-Man was one of the most popular and well received games of 2018, with fans and critics alike commending the game for its blend of style and narrative at a level that the comic book brand’s movies are known for. One details within the game that fans have adored is the ability to collect different variations of Spider-Man’s popular suit. While many from Marvel’s past and present have found their way into the game, one iconic cinematic suit has been missing from both the base game and various DLC update. That is, until this morning.
In tweets released by PlayStation and the game’s developer Insomniac Games, the duo confirmed that the famous suit from Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man movie triloy is coming to the PlayStation 4 exclusive game in a free update later today.
“We have a special holiday gift for #SpiderManPS4 player” Insomniac Games’s tweet stated. “Today’s game update will include a highly requested suit. Hint: It’s webbed and it’s FREE for owners of Marvel’s Spider-Man“. Included within the tweet is also a screen grab of the Raimi suit in action, captured on a PlayStation 4 Pro.
Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man trilogy first appeared on the big screen in 2002, to critical and commercial success, with many pointing to the series as a major stepping stone in the quality of adapting comic books to film. This isn’t the first time the suit can be found in video game-form, with multiple licensed games coming from the films during their time of release. The suit also joins the Stark suit and Iron Spider suits in line of movie-accurate attire added to Marvel’s Spider-Man.
Marvel’s Spider-Man released on PlayStation 4 on September 7th, 2018, setting numerous sales records, both specific to the system and the console brand as well. The final entry in its DLC expansion, The City That Never Sleeps, is set to release this Friday, December 21st, 2108.