Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 New Game+ Mode Detailed

Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 New Game+ Mode Detailed, Out Now

Insomniac Games released a new update for the PlayStation 5 exclusive Marvel’s Spider-Man 2. The patch adds fan-requested features, including a New Game+ mode, mission replay, and Time of Day options. The update also adds several new accessibility options and general improvements.

Marvel’s Spider-Man 2’s version 1.002.000 available now

Marvel’s Spider-Man 2’s 1.002.000 update was released today, March 7. Its marquee feature is the long-awaited New Game+ mode, which also lets players exceed the base game’s level cap. Other New Game+ features included new symbiote suit styles from Ultimate difficulty progression. NG+ Players can also upgrade their Gadgets with new golden aesthetics and unlock both perks in a shared Suit Tech slot. Finally, Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 players can unlock a new PlayStation trophy by completing a New Game+ playthrough.

Other new features include the option to replay a mission as many times as the player wants. The update also lets Spider-Man 2 players change the post-game’s time of day and Symbiote colors in the post-game. Both options are available in the Gameplay settings and will go great with the new photo mode options. The latter includes new stickers and an Action Figure Mode that scales characters down to toy size. The update additionally adds two Hellfire Gala Suits and the Gameheads Fly N’ Fresh Suit Pack. Available via purchase, the Suit Pack adds a suit each for Peter and Miles, 10 Photo Mode Stickers, and two Frames.

Meanwhile, version 1.002.000’s accessibility features include audio descriptions, an audio screen reader, customizable captions, and an option for mono audio. Spider-Man 2’s other new accessibility options include the high contrast outlines and various other interface settings. Players can also now disable the DualSense controller’s touchpad in combat.

In addition to the new features, the update includes several fixes and other adjustments to Marvel’s Spider-Man 2. The full patch notes are below.

Spider-Man 2 PS5 Update 1.002 Patch Notes

New Game+ (NG+) Features

  • Ultimate Levels: Go beyond the base game level cap in NG+
    • Note: Ultimate Levels are NOT tied to any difficulty
  • Symbiote Suit Styles: Unlock new story symbiote suit styles via Ultimate Level progression
  • Golden Gadget Styles: Upgrade your gadgets with exclusive Golden looks
  • Suit Tech Fusion: Unlock both perks in a shared Suit Tech slot
  • PlayStation Trophy Unlock a new trophy for completing the story in NG+

Additional Features

  • Mission Replay: Replay *that* mission (and many others) as much as you’d like now
  • Time of Day: Change the time of day in the post-game via ‘Gameplay’ settings
  • Tendril Colors: Swap symbiote tendril color in the post-game via ‘Gameplay’ settings
  • Photo Mode – Action Figure Mode: Scale down characters for photo opportunities
  • Photo Mode – Stickers: Decorate your photos with new stickers
  • Hellfire Gala Suits: Added two new suits inspired by the Hellfire Gala designs
  • Gameheads Fly N’ Fresh Suit Pack: Two new suits for Peter and Miles, plus Photo Mode content
    • Available via purchase, official details here

NEW IN ACCESSIBILITY

  • Audio Descriptions: A narrator will describe key visuals and actions during cinematics
    • Sub Option: Volume Slider
  • Screen Reader: Audio narration relaying text across menus, tutorials, and control hints
    • Sub Options: Volume Slider, Repeat Delay Time, Repeat Delay Scale
  • Mono Audio: Combine all audio into a singular output
  • Captions: Display captions for important in-game sounds during cinematics and some gameplay
    • Sub options: Size, Color, Background Color, Background Opacity
  • In-World Text Translations: Enable text boxes to show translated in-world text
  • High Contrast Outlines: Outline friendlies and enemies with specific High Contrast colors
    • High Contrast Outlines Friendly
    • High Contrast Outlines Enemy
  • High Contrast Presets: Access preset High Contrast settings for streamlined use
  • Center Dot Color: Adjust the color of the center dot on screen
  • Aim Arc Color: Adjust the color of the arc that displays during certain moments when aiming
  • Target Arc Color: Change the color of the arc indicator when throwing certain items on target
  • Motion Sensor Aiming: Aim using the DualSense Controller’s motion sensors
    • Sub Options include: Calibration & Sensitivity
  • UI Holds: Switch UI holds to toggle
  • Touch Pad in Combat: Disable the Touch Pad during combat to prevent accidental presses

IMPROVEMENTS / FIXES

GENERAL

  • General improvements to game stability
  • Addressed global crashing and freezing issues that may occur during cutscenes and/or gameplay
  • Addressed global visual issues that may occur during cutscenes and/or gameplay
  • Addressed issues where hiding HUD would prevent the next mission from spawning
  • Addressed issues where players wouldn’t be able to progress certain tutorials or sections 
  • Addressed an issue where Web Wings would automatically deploy if tutorials are set to off
  • Addressed an issue where trick animations would reset during dives
  • Addressed issues relating to incorrect player spawns after failing or restarting checkpoint
  • Updated Webbed Suit textures
  • Addressed clipping and artifact issues with some suit lenses 
  • Improved deformation across several suits
  • Various additional fixes across the game

ACCESSIBILITY

  • Made several improvements and fixes to High Contrast settings
    • Addressed visibility issues across several enemy types, attacks, puzzles, and interactable objects
  • Added the pause menu option to skip Adaptive Trigger minigames, joining previously included features such as:
    • Turning off Adaptive Triggers via PS5 console settings to automatically skips these puzzles
    • QTE Autocomplete can automatically skip these puzzles
  • Made improvements and fixes to Toggles
    • Enabling Swing/Parkour toggle adds tap on/off functionality for Spider-Bot Jump Jets
    • Enabling Swing/Parkour toggle adds functionality for MJ to navigate squeeze-throughs automatically
    • Toggle icons display properly when restarting the game
    • Addressed an issue where tutorials would interfere with Swing/Parkour toggle functionality
    • Addressed an issue where Swing/Parkour wouldn’t enable fast enough when sprinting as MJ
    • Addressed issues with Aim Mode toggle with MJ’s lure
  • Addressed issues with Friendly Neighborhood Challenge Level
    • Symbiote nests and tanker crimes can no longer be failed 
  • Made several improvements to Look at Waypoint across several missions in the game
  • Added Point of Interest (POI) Audio Indicator
    • This feature emits audio feedback ticking when Spider-Senses are used and there is a POI on the screen to aid in judging distance, height, and occlusion
  • Made several improvements to DualSense haptics
    • When the Haptics setting is set to Functional and the POI Audio Indicator is enabled, the system includes an additional haptic component for the waypoints.
    • Added distinct haptics for Abilities and Gadgets ready with Functional Haptics turned on
    • Added hot/cold haptics when doing object navigations with Functional Haptics turned on
    • Added haptic feedback when interact prompt is on screen
    • Adjusted haptics across different puzzles and combat scenarios in the game
    • Toned down damage received haptic a bit.
  • Selected Shortcuts now display in the first boot menu
  • Added the ability to enable Screen Reader in the first boot menu via Square button press
  • Fixed resolution and other oddities when setting Button Prompt Size to Largest
  • If enabled, Auto-Heal can save the player from fall damage death if the player has a full Focus bar
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