While many may have thought Sony already had Insomniac games, PlayStation announced via Twitter today it has formally acquired the Spider-Man developer.
Despite having worked with Sony for over 20 years, starting with Spyro the Dragon in 1998, Insomniac was an independent developer for over 25 years. Many of their games have been developed exclusively for PlayStation. The studio had branched out with a few games recently though, most notably Sunset Overdrive which was exclusive to the Xbox One.
Check out the press release from Sony for more info and bit more about the history between the two companies.
Game Developer, Insomniac Games announced on their Twitter account that a limited edition Spider-Man-themed PS4 Pro console and wireless controller will release on September 7th, 2018. The game developer also released a trailer to coincide with the bundle.
According to GameInformer.com, the bundle was initially revealed at Marvel’s video game panel at San Diego Comic Con 2018. To comment on their initial thoughts, this console truly captures Spider-Man’s heroic status well.
According to Insomniac Games’s Twitter trailer’s description of the bundle, they said the following,
“A brand new and authentic Spider-Man adventure with a fully customized Amazing Red PS4 console ft the Spider icon, DUALSHOCK 4 wireless controller, Marvel’s Spider-Man game, + digital content.”
The bundle is currently priced at $399.99 USD on GameStop.com. Consumers can pre-order the product there and at other local retailers now too. On top of it all–a new story trailer for the Spider-Man PS4 title was shown off at Marvel’s video game panel at San Diego Comic Con 2018.
Sony and Insomniac Games are pushing the heroic spider hard this fall and with the latest bundle announcement, I’d say, it’s a good time to be a Marvel or video game fan. We’ll update you with another article if any other information about the bundle or the game is shared online.
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