Spider-Man 2 and upcoming Wolverine game set in same universe, Insomniac Games confirms

Insomniac Games released Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 to critical acclaim on October 20, the eagerly awaited sequel to 2018’s Marvel’s Spider-Man. The first-party title also became the fastest-selling PlayStation Studios title in PlayStation history, selling over 2.5 million copies in the first 24 hours of its release, according to Sony Interactive Entertainment. Confirmed, After the success of Spider-Man, Insomniac is already looking forward to its future releases. The Sony-owned studio announced via a trailer in 2021 that it was working on a Wolverine game. Now, Insomniac has confirmed that the title will be set in the same universe as Spider-Man 2.

In an interview with Kinda Funny, Spider-Man 2’s Brian Intihar said that the studio’s Spider-Man games and its upcoming Wolverine title exist in the same universe. Spider-Man 2 (and its predecessor) is set earth-1048, as also confirmed in the film Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse. According to Intihar, Insomniac’s Wolverine game will share that universe with the Spider-Man game. “They’re all 1048. I think I got it right,” Intehar said. Interview,

marvel’s wolverine It was confirmed to be under development at Insomniac Games through a trailer at a PlayStation Showcase event in September 2021. The 53-second long trailer didn’t reveal much – not even the title hero’s face – but curious fans noticed an in-game sticker on a fridge in the trailer that read ‘Radio Lowtown 1048 FM ‘ is written, which appears to refer to the Earth-1048 universe. The trailer shows our adamantium-clawed hero Logan sitting at a bar, wearing a plaid shirt and a cowboy hat, holding a drink in his bloodied hand. We see Wolverine with his claws out as an enemy armed with a knife approaches him from behind.

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The game is in development for the PS5, but there is no information yet on a release timeline. Insomniac has already had four releases on PS5 over a three-year period. Spider-Man: Miles Morales was revealed as a launch title for Sony’s current-gen consoles in November 2020, Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart released in June 2021, a remaster of 2018’s Spider-Man arrived in August 2022, and Spider-Man: -Man 2 was launched this month.

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While the studio has kept quiet about Wolverine, given Insomniac’s release cycle, we can expect the game to arrive in late 2024 or early 2025. In an interview with Gadgets 360 last month, Mike Fitzgerald, director of core technology at Insomniac Games, said the studio is really proud of its ability to remain prolific while maintaining high standards. “We pipeline these things; We have several projects in development at the same time. Part of what my team does is work on all of them at the same time and try to build this engine and supporting technology underneath them. So, if we can make something work for Ratchet & Clank that we can take advantage of in Spider-Man 2, that we can take advantage of in Wolverine – that’s really what enables us to do it all at the same time. ,” he had said.

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