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Spider-Man: Miles Morales is not a full game, says Sony

Spider-Man Miles Morales
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After that wild PS5 games event, everyone was wondering if Spider-Man: Miles Morales was actually a full game or not. I hate to burst everyone's bubble, but Sony just confirmed that it's not.

In an interview with The Telegraph, SIE’s EVP Head of European Business Simon Rutter stated that Spider-Man Miles Morales is "an expansion and an enhancement to the previous game," as opposed to a stand-alone sequel.

What we know about Spider-Man Miles Morales

Rutter added: "There’s a substantial Miles Morales component – which is the expansion element – but also within the game as well there’s been major enhancements to the game and the game engine, obviously deploying some of the major PlayStation 5 technology and features."

The presentation at the PS5 games event was certainly misleading, and it's still unclear if players will have to barrel through the same Spider-Man game just to get to the Miles Morales section.

It's also unclear if PS4 owners will get access to the Spider-Man: Miles Morales expansion. If so, how much will it cost? And will the original Spider-Man PS4 owners get Spider-Man PS5 as a free upgrade?

There are still so many unanswered questions about the logistics of Spider-Man: Miles Morales. Whatever they may be, I highly doubt that fans are going to be happy. In an ideal world, fans would get the Spider-Man PS5 upgrade for free, but only have to pay an additional fee to score Spider-Man: Miles Morales.

We'll see if that'll be the case. Stay tuned for more information about Spider-Man Miles Morales.

Rami Tabari
As soon as Rami Tabari sprung out of the College of Staten Island, he hit the ground running as a Staff Writer for Laptop Mag. He reviews every shape and form of a laptop as well as all sorts of cool tech. You can find him sitting at his desk surrounded by a hoarder's dream of laptops, and when he navigates his way out to civilization, you can catch him watching really bad anime or playing some kind of painfully difficult game. He’s the best at every game and he just doesn’t lose. That’s why you’ll occasionally catch his byline in Tom’s Guide, taking on the latest Souls-like challenge.