Spider-Man On PlayStation 5 To Get No Way Home DLC Costumes

The 2018 Spider-Man video game by Insomniac Games is considered by some to be one of the best Super Hero video games ever made. Originally exclusive to the PlayStation 4, the game was said to be the “True Spider-Man Experience” by many long time fans who had to deal with years of mediocre Spider-Man games from Activision. But despite the game being nearly 4 years old it seems that new content is still being added.

On Insomniac’s official Twitter account they announced two new costumes being added to the game as a cross-promotion with the upcoming Spider-Man: No Way Home. The costumes are Tom Holland’s Iron-Spider suit for Peter Parker and the Gold & Black Spider Suit for Miles Moralis.

But, there’s a catch. The update is ONLY available for the PlayStation 5 Remastered version from 2020. This naturally upset some fans due to not being able to buy a PlayStation 5 console due to the epidemic of online scalpers. Some users responded to the tweet negatively. 

Not to mention that the PlayStation 5 version has been known for some controversy. One being that they went through and changed the face of the model for Peter Parker to resemble Tom Holland instead of the original actor they had do the voice.

The second being the insertion of political messages in the Miles Moralis standalone story which rubbed a lot people the wrong way.

Insomniac tried defending the decision, saying:

Since its 2018 release, we’ve updated Marvel’s Spider-Man (PS4) 19 times, adding more suits and features than originally planned,” it said. “Each patch has been more technically complex, especially with maintaining PS4 HDD streaming performance. To ensure fans continue enjoying Marvel’s Spider-Man (PS4) at its optimal performance, we’ve made the difficult decision to release these new suits for Marvel’s Spider-Man Remastered (PS5) where our PS5 engine allows us to update the game without jeopardizing player experience.

Though this did not stop any of the criticism aimed towards them. Hopefully they can figure something out to make PlayStation 4 players happy.

Are you looking forward to the new DLC?

Source: Video Games Chronicle 

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