A neat little element about Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 has surfaced from a latest developer interview: While you swap between taking part in as Miles Morales and Peter Parker, you may nonetheless see the Spider-Man you are not taking part in as swinging round city doing his Spidey factor.
Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 affiliate animation director James Ham revealed this in an interview with Danny Peña (by way of TCMFGames), explaining, “There are occasions the place you may be swinging all through town and you’ll see the opposite Spider-Man, typically, actively doing one thing or stopping a criminal offense.”
Ham added that, not solely will you often see the opposite hero round city, however in the event you occur to catch them whereas they’re in fight, you’ll group up with them. Identical goes for if the non-player hero encounters you whilst you’re squaring off in opposition to some baddies.
For some context, Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 enables you to freely swap between taking part in as Peter Parker and Miles Morales utilizing a single button on the PS5 DualSense. Nonetheless, till now many assumed the non-active hero would merely disappear from the world till you turn again to him. Having each heroes transfer across the in-game world concurrently, whether or not or not they’re being managed by the participant, might go an extended method to keep immersion and make the world really feel alive and steady.
Developer Insomniac not too long ago revealed that when Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 launches on PS5 on October 20, it will haven’t solely 30 FPS and 60 FPS modes, but additionally an in-between 40 FPS mode, which lots of of us have come to agree is the best efficiency goal for big-budget current-gen console video games.
Take a look at our hands-on Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 preview to seek out out why Sam says it “manages to make swinging much more enjoyable.”