Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 Sells 2.5 Million Copies In A Day; Breaks Sales Record

The entry has become the fastest-selling PlayStation game in history.

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  • The new Spider-Man sequel has sold over 2.5 million copies in a single day. The massive achievement has caused it to shatter PlayStation’s past sales record.
  • It has shifted copies like hotcakes and became the fastest-selling PS game in history. The devs have celebrated the occasion on Twitter along with fans and thanked them.
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 witnessed the jubilant launch on October 20 for the PS5. Many reviews for the game are glazed with nearly the top scores, including our own at 4 out of 5.

Insomniac Games’ Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 has seemingly shattered the olden records at PlayStation and made headlines across the gaming industry. It has sold over 2.5 million copies in 24 hours, becoming the fastest-selling PlayStation game in its extensive history. The staggering news was announced by none other than the PlayStation Twitter page, boasting the game’s triumphant launch to the world.

The fans are speculating that the game could have sold even more copies, possibly reaching 5 million sales, if it was available on the PlayStation 4 as well. Nevertheless, Insomniac Games has earned quite a bit of a reputation after launching the last two Marvel Spider-Man projects. It has helped the studio sell such a huge number of copies. The famous team of devs is already working on its next superhero game, Marvel’s Wolverine.

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Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 has been applauded for many reasons, such as having insane traversal speeds for our Spider-Men and the nearly-instant ability to switch between Peter and Miles during gameplay. Many studios also recently came together to celebrate the game’s launch with custom artwork on Twitter. The art pieces featured crossovers between PlayStation’s different popular IPs and the new Spider-Man sequel.

The entry has surely proven to be a huge success. To clarify, it became the top-rated Spider-Man game of all time even before launching. We suggest taking a look at all the known villains that appear in the title. Why not check out the write-up for the top 12 best tips and tricks to progress smoothly through the campaign? Also, make sure to read about the extensive list of trophies and the methods to unlock them.

Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 swung to PlayStation 5 with a bang on October 20. Regardless, the physical edition owners may not have the best time; check your disks because many users have reported the dreaded installation issues occurring randomly. eXputer’s Usama has dubbed the game in his review to be a “cut above its predecessor, with significantly improved gameplay and a narrative that tugs at your heartstrings.

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Shameer Sarfaraz is a Senior News Writer on eXputer who loves to keep up with the gaming and entertainment industries devoutly. He has a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science and several years of experience reporting on games. Besides his passion for breaking news stories, Shahmeer loves spending his leisure time farming away in Stardew Valley. VGC, IGN, GameSpot, Game Rant, TheGamer, GamingBolt, The Verge, NME, Metro, Dot Esports, GameByte, Kotaku Australia, PC Gamer, and more have cited his articles.

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