Crystal Dynamics addresses Spider-Man being PS4-exclusive in Marvel’s Avengers

Crystal Dynamics head Scot Amos lately addressed the controversy surrounding Spider-Man being a PS4-exclusive character in upcoming superhero sport Marvel’s Avengers.

The information comes from Nibel on Twitter, who noticed the knowledge in a current piece printed by Newsweek. Try the tweet under.

Crystal Dynamics head Scot Amos has commented on the controversy surrounding Spider-Man being unique to PlayStation variations of Marvel’s Avengers

Amos additionally says that the Spider-Man exclusivity has no impact on cross-play/cross-progression plans

— Nibel (@Nibellion) August 5, 2020

To contextualize this, a stir lately erupted from a retail posting that claimed Spider-Man could be a PS4-exclusive character for Marvel’s Avengers. Stated retailer then mentioned it had made a mistake, and folks calmed down a bit.

A number of hours later, Sony was like, “hey, really, that’s completely true – we’ve got Spidey and Xbox doesn’t” (Disclaimer: that could be a very liberal paraphrase).

Anyway, Amos lately spoke at a small, digital press gathering throughout which reporters had been permitted to ask him questions concerning the controversy.

“Due to Sony’s distinctive relationship with Marvel and PlayStation, that provides us an affordance with Spider-Man that we wouldn’t have in any other case,” Amos instructed a journalist from Comicbook.

“That’s one thing distinctive due to that relationship, however wanting on the future we’ve got cross-gen – PS4 to PS5 will work and Xbox to Xbox Sequence X will work, so cross-gen works.”

I’m unsure about you, however I’m unsure what that is speculated to be getting at – does this imply Xbox gamers will have the ability to play with somebody taking part in as Spider-Man, however not play as Spidey themselves? Who is aware of.

“We needed this to be one thing particular due to the distinctive relationship and partnership between Sony and our collaboration with Marvel,” Amos mentioned. “ future consoles and different bulletins, we’ll make them when it’s time.”

Amos went on to reiterate that PlayStation has the fitting to Spider-Man as a consequence of Sony’s possession of film rights, and that Marvel and Sony determined that it was attainable to collaborate in a manner that introduced Spidey to PS4 completely.

“We love the thought of having the ability to carry this character to the PlayStation gamers and so so far as everyone goes, dude, we simply introduced Hawkeye lower than every week in the past, we’ve got two characters introduced inside a matter of 5 days the long run is vivid,” Amos mentioned. I’m unsure there are as many Hawkeye followers as Spidey stans, however possibly that’s simply me.

Marvel’s Avengers is coming to PC, PS4, and Xbox One on September 4. Spidey is coming to a kind of platforms in 2021.

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