Developer Insomniac Games, in partnership with Sony, have announced the official release date for the highly anticipated Spider-Man action game. It’s coming exclusively to PlayStation 4 September 7.

“It’s been an incredible experience for us to spend the last few years working on this game,” writes James Stevenson, Community Director, Insomniac Games. “From getting to create our own unique universe and story for our favorite Super Hero, to working with our talented collaborators at PlayStation and Marvel Games, to developing relationships with the Spider-Man and Marvel fan communities (#SpideySquad represent!), it’s been an amazing journey thus far.”

Along with the release date we get the final box art, which features the popular Marvel superhero front and center. The game features an older Peter Parker who’s on the cusp of graduating from college. It’s set in an open-world New York City, and features web-slinging, wall-crawling, stealth, and action as Spidey tussles with a new gang called the Inner Demons.


Spider-Man will be available in standard editions as well as a Digital Deluxe Edition and Collector’s Edition. The Digital Deluxe Edition ($79.99)  will include the game download plus “The City that Never Sleeps” DLC pack, which includes 3 new story chapters.

The Collector’s Edition ($149.99) includes everything in the Digital Deluxe Edition, plus a Steelbook case, mini artbook, and a statue. The statue has only been partially revealed as it includes spoilery content.

Pre-order any edition to receive a physical Spider-Man pin and some digital goodies, including a PS4 theme.

Spider-Man was initially announced during Sony’s press conference at E3 2016, with a release date in 2017. At E3 2017 they revealed a lengthy gameplay demo along with a release window of 2018.

Spider-Man is launching September 7 on PlayStation 4. It has not yet been rated by the ESRB.

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