The leak comes from Reddit, where a person who claims to be an Insomniac Games employee answered some questions from eager fans. The game will reportedly allow players to play missions as either Peter Parker or Miles Morales, each having unique skills and abilities. Whoever the player doesn’t choose will be controlled by AI and provide support during the mission. Peter’s web trick system has improved to play more like Miles’ in Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales. Also, the wall-crawling system has been revamped, allowing for smoother transitions between actions without hindering the player’s pace.
As for Venom and the symbiote, the employee gave some details on how they’ll factor in. Peter will reportedly gain the iconic black suit in the first part of the game, using the symbiote’s tendrils as four extra arms in combat. Rather than being an alien, Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 is pulling from the Ultimate Spider-Man comic books where Oscorp created Venom. Finally, Peter separates himself from the suit, which takes a new host and becomes Venom.
Kraven The Hunter
The post says that Kraven the Hunter will serve as the game’s main villain as Peter and Miles fight against his army of mercenaries. The poster does say that while they’re unsure of secondary villains, both Lizard and Mysterio appear in the game. As for heroes, no other Marvel heroes will be in the story, but the amount of Easter eggs alluding to a larger universe has significantly increased.
As with all leaks, it’s essential to take them with a grain of salt. Even though the employees’ comments sound legitimate, they have yet to verify that they work at Insomniac Games. Nevertheless, we know that Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 will launch as a PlayStation exclusive in 2023.
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