Spider-Man Remastered will have exclusive costumes on PS5, Insomniac’s explanation

On the occasion of the release in theaters Spider-Man: No Way Home, two costumes will be added to Spider-Man Remastered on PS5. Content that will not, however, be accessible to owners of the original game on PS4. Insomniac Games has since tried to justify this choice.

In a week and a day will be screened in dark rooms Spider-Man: No Way Home. And although it can be appreciated as a product in its own right, Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales has just seen an advertising sign for the Jon Watts film.

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New trailer reveals three chapters have been added to Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales Ultimate Edition. In other words, only PS5 players will have access to it. This additional content includes two costumes, “Inspired” of the new film, which can be worn by the spider-man in the remastering of the Spiderman of the PS4. However, these outfits will not make the trip to the latter destination.

DLC for Spider-Man Remastered PS5: not on PS4 for technical reasons

After announcing these DLCs on social networks, Insomniac Games had to face the dissatisfaction of a number of users. PS4 players who would have liked to be considered in this offer when the PlayStation 5 is not yet an easily accessible product. It is true that even next year, from Sony internally, games will continue to be released on both PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4.

The developer chose to reply to a twitter user which also recalled that Spiderman had sold more on PS4 than on PS5:

“Since its release in 2018, we’ve updated Marvel’s Spider-Man (PS4) 19 times, adding more costumes and features than originally intended. Each patch was more technically complex, especially when it comes to maintaining the streaming performance of the PS4 hard drive.

To keep fans enjoying Marvel’s Spider-Man (PS4) at its peak performance, we’ve made the difficult decision to release these new costumes for Marvel’s Spider-Man Remastered (PS5) where our PS5 engine allows us to update. the game without compromising the player experience. ”

We can also allow ourselves to think that from time to time, the studios working for Sony are encouraged to take out a few carrots to encourage them to pass to the next generation.

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