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Your Man at Marvel #19: Marvel’s Spider-Man

Marvel’s Spider-Man: Release Date, Collector’s Edition and more!

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For over two decades, Bill Rosemann has been a part of the Marvel family, from his time as a freelance writer for Marvel Age magazine, to marketing copywriter, to “Your Man @ Marvel” blogger, to writer of the Deadline limited series, to editor of dozens of comic series including Nova, Black Panther, Thunderbolts and Avengers Academy. Bill also helped launch the Disney Kingdom imprint and was part of the team that co-created the modern day Guardians of the Galaxy. Bill is now Executive Creative Director for Marvel Games, where he uses his knowledge and passion for the House of Ideas to collaborate with partners around the world on hit titles for console, PC and mobile devices.

Every so often, Bill and talented members of the Marvel Games team join us to share their stories as well as exclusive news and scoops on what’s happening in the world of gaming!

Hello, friends! On the road to Marvel’s Spider-Man you’ve waited patiently and not so patiently – I’m looking at you @GameOverGreggy – for information on the highly anticipated blockbuster action game that Marvel Games, Insomniac Games and Sony Interactive Entertainment are creating exclusively for PlayStation 4 consoles. You’ve tweeted, posted analysis and theory videos, created fan art, cosplayed and even organized into the #SpideySquad…and we’re now thrilled to announce that you can play “Marvel’s Spider-Man” on Friday, September 7, 2018! Pre-Order Now!

And feast your eyes on the final box cover art!

The strong red background and confident pose of our more experienced hero sends an immediate message to the world that this is a bold new take on everyone’s favorite Web-Slinger. To showcase the unique look of our Spider-Man in his all-new swanky Advanced Suit, his pose takes inspiration from over 50 years of classic Spider-Man comic book covers and art. Educated fans of the Wall-Crawler will see nods to the work of J. Scott Campbell, Mark Bagley, John Romita Sr., John Romita Jr., Joe Quesada and (of course) Steve Ditko, as well as many other iconic Spider-Man artists.

You’ll see this box art on the standard edition of “Marvel’s Spider-Man” when it’s available at retail and digitally for $59.99. And while many of you have requested that we show you the cover for the game, many more have asked: “Will there be a Digital Deluxe and Collector’s Editions of the game?” You got it  –  we’re delivering both!

The Digital Deluxe Edition of the game ($79.99) will include a copy of the game as well as new story chapters with our post-launch DLC series “The City That Never Sleeps”. That’s right, we’ll be supporting the game post-launch with three new chapters featuring new missions, characters, Spider-Man suits and villains I can’t wait to tell you about! Meanwhile, if you pre-order the Digital Deluxe Edition, you’ll also receive by mail this limited edition collectible FiGPiN featuring Spider-Man in the iconic pose from the box cover art.

For those mega Spider-Man fans craving even more amazing collectibles, you should check out the Collector’s Edition ($149.99), which includes all of the content from the Digital Deluxe Edition, as well as a Steelbook case featuring the iconic white spider, a Mini Artbook from our friends at Titan Books, and an awesome Marvel’s Spider-Man statue by the geniuses at Gentle Giant! You’ll notice we haven’t revealed the entire Collector’s Edition statue, just Spider-Man perched on top of something. What could he be crouched on? Stay tuned!

No matter where you buy it, or which Edition you select, if you pre-order you’ll get special items. Whether it’s a Spidey Suit Pack featuring the fan-favorite Spider-Punk suit from the Spider-Verse comics event (as well as two additional suits we will reveal this summer), the Spider-Drone gadget, a PSN Avatar, an original PS4 theme designed by renowned artist Adi Granov, or extra skill points to unlock your favorite Spider-Man talents sooner – our pre-order bonus is the total package! Check out this video of the Spider-Punk suit in action:

And if that’s not enough, we’re revealing even more details in the cover story of this month’s issue of Game Informer! The GI crew visited the Insomniac Games studio (which is conveniently just 15 minutes from the Marvel Games office), went hands-on with Marvel’s Spider-Man, talked to myself – and Insomniac Creative Director Bryan Intihar, Art Director Jacinda Chew and more members of the dev team — and will bring you the biggest look at the game yet! Plus we asked famed AMAZING SPIDER-MAN cover artist Alex Ross to create this powerful painting for the issue’s cover!

May Cover Revealed – Spider-Man https://buff.ly/2q3ffuX

Posted by Game Informer on Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Game Informer will also be posting stories and interviews with members of the Insomniac and Marvel Games team all month long, so keep an eye on their website for the latest. (Note: You must be a Game Informer subscriber to view their digital issue.)

Okay, that’s all for now, True Believers. We can’t wait to show you more of the game in the next few months. We’re especially excited for you to enjoy the game on September 7, 2018 and then share your reactions with us. In the meantime, get your pre-orders in for Marvel’s Spider-Man on the PlayStation Store or a friendly neighborhood retailer online or near you. And for all the latest from Marvel, be sure to follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. Thanks again…and Make Yours Marvel’s Spider-Man!