Marvel’s Avengers developer Crystal Dynamics has touched base on the inclusion of Spider-Man in the PS4/PS5 versions of the upcoming superhero title, assuring gamers that he will have a meaningful presence in the story without compromising the studio’s overall plans for the game.
Marvel’s Avengers Dev Talks Spider-Man Inclusion
Speaking with WCCFTech, developer Shaun Escayg and Vince Napoli was asked if the wall-crawler will have a meaningful presence in the game, garnering the following response:
Without obviously giving any spoilers, the window where you will see our version of Spider-Man will fit into our story. Again, I have to obviously dance around it because I can’t speak to it. But just know that this is our Spider-Man, he will be in our story and will fit in that world, sort of in that gap what happened A-Day and between then and now, even the villains that support that will kind of speak to how he belongs in this world and how long he lives in this world.
Spider-Man is in addition to the arc and progression of the main story as well. There was no swapping or anything else in that line. We’ve got our plan, we’ve got our heroes that are coming out and the stories and the challenges and the gameplay escalation that we’ve planned out. That’s all continuing as planned. And then just on top of all that stuff, we’ve also got Spider-Man now and you know, he’s weaving into that, that is the key.
There is no swapping or changing anything to kind of accommodate that. He’s got to fit within the massive plan and all of that stuff we’ve already got. It’s like, Sony went ‘Hey, can you add this on top of it, as a sort of a cherry on top of that?’ But he doesn’t affect or change that in any way. That plan is still moving forward as originally planned and conceived with all the original expansion stuff in mind.
Marvel’s Avengers is slated for release on PS4, PC and Xbox One on September 4, and will be released for the PS5 and Xbox Series X at a later date. Spider-Man will arrive as a playable character in early 2021.
[Source – WCCFTech]