Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 has made history with its remarkable sales with over 2.5 million copies being sold, becoming the fastest-selling game ever released by PlayStation Studios.
Within just 24 hours of its launch, Marvel’s Spider-Man 2, the adventure featuring Peter Parker and Miles Morales sold over 2.5 million copies to players, setting a new record. It surpassed the previous record held by God of War: Ragnarök, which managed to sell 5.1 million copies in its first week.
Furthermore, Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 has achieved the status of the fastest-selling title in the history of PlayStation Studios Games. This accomplishment was celebrated in a tweet from the official PlayStation Twitter account, thanking fans for the enthusiastic response.
The tweet stated “Great news, Spidey fans. Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 has sold more than 2.5 million copies in the first 24 hours. Thanks for making this a high-flying launch!”
At its current pace, Spider-Man 2 could join the ranks of the best-selling games in PlayStation history. While there isn’t an official list of the most-purchased games, the 2018 Spider-Man game also enjoyed rapid sales growth, with approximately 3.3 million copies sold in its first three days, setting records at the time.
With these sales numbers, Insomniac Games has undoubtedly struck gold, and rightfully so. Spider-Man 2, which launched on October 20, is among Insomniac’s best-selling titles and has garnered a lot of positive reviews from critics. Many people agree that it’s one of the greatest games with our favorite web-slingers. With 130 reviewer reviews and a universal acclaim rating of 91/100, it has garnered a must-play title on Metacritic.
It’s important to note that the reported sales figure of 2.5 million copies for Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 is based on “sold through” numbers, which represent the actual number of copies purchased by players. This data includes copies bought from retailers and digital channels like the PlayStation Store, providing a more accurate picture of the game’s popularity.
Whether you’re a fan of statistics or not, Spider-Man 2 is undoubtedly one of the standout titles of the year. It could even be a contender for the Game of the Year award. However, it faces stiff competition from games like Baldur’s Gate 3, which are also strong contenders.
In any case, gaming and Marvel enthusiasts are bound to have a fantastic time playing Spider-Man 2 if they haven’t already.
Spider-Man 2 is a true sequel that takes everything great about the first game and builds upon it. Insomniac, the brilliant minds behind this masterpiece, not only improves on the mechanics but also excels in technical aspects, storytelling, and gameplay.
Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 introduces several iconic characters such as Kraven the Hunter, the Lizard, and Venom. Its storytelling captivates players from the beginning, and it offers a wealth of activities in the game’s rendition of New York City.
The result is a game that stands proudly among the finest superhero titles, much like the pinnacle achieved by Batman: Arkham Asylum in the genre.
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