Spider-Man: Miles Morales on PS5 will complete the coming of age arc for the fledgling hero that began in Marvel’s Spider-Man on PS4. Slight spoilers for Marvel’s Spider-Man on PS4 […]
Spider-Man: Miles Morales on PS5 will complete the coming of age arc for the fledgling hero that began in Marvel’s Spider-Man on PS4.
Slight spoilers for Marvel’s Spider-Man on PS4 follow.
Marvel’s Spider-Man introduced Miles Morales as an (occasionally playable) side character who’s taken under Peter Parker’s wing. The core game ends with Morales being bitten by a new radioactive spider, while DLC packs featured him taking his first steps as a superhero.
Speaking to EW, game director Brian Horton explained that the upcoming spin-off game is designed to finish the story that the first game started: “This is a full arc for Miles Morales that started in Spider-Man [on PS4]. We really are completing this hero’s coming of age in our game. It is a complete story.”
Insomniac has already hinted at a fully-fledged Spider-Man 2, and said “we still have much of Peter [Parker]’s story left to tell”, but it feels as though Miles will be a trained superhero in his own right by the end of his starring role.
EW also posted a brand new PS5 shot from the game:
Elsewhere in the interview, Insomniac reiterates that the Miles Morales game isn’t a formal sequel to the first game, and that it’s a “shorter spin-off, likened in scope to the Lost Legacy game in the Uncharted series.”
Horton adds that the decison to have the character star in a shorter game was a way of telling his story in an “impactful” way: “When we started crafting it, we realized that, with a little bit more of a compact storytelling style, we could tell a very emotionally impactful story that would fit really well as an experience that would take Spider-Man 1 and [Miles Morales] and do justice to this character.”
Spider-Man: Miles Morales is due to arrive in Holiday 2020 for PS5. So far, we know a few plot details, we’ve seen the game’s box art, and learned that the game will feature an optional 4K/60FPS mode. We’ve also speculated about 6 comic book stories that could inspire his next journey.
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