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New Spider-Man PS4 Trailer Was In-Game, Not Running on High-End PS4

Some new details emerge about the impressive Spider-Man trailer from E3.


One of the surprises of Sony's E3 2016 briefing last week was the announcement of a new Spider-Man game for PlayStation 4. Sony revealed the project with a slick-looking trailer, spotlighting the web-crawler slinging his way around Manhattan.

Now, developer Insomniac Games has confirmed on Twitter (via DualShockers) that the trailer was shot in-game and in real time. The studio also said the footage was captured on the existing PlayStation 4, not the upcoming, more-powerful Neo.

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This is not all that surprising, given Sony previously confirmed that all of its E3 2016 demos were running on the current PS4.

The Spider-Man announcement trailer (watch it again above) shows Spider-Man leaping around a cafe, before smashing through a window and landing on moving cars. He battles against an armed thug, using his webbing to tie him up to a passing lamp post.

He's later seen leaping from a building that looks to be collapsing and also hanging onto the side of a moving train. All in a day's work for your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man.

You can see some images from the trailer below.

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No release date for the new Spider-Man PS4 game has been announced. Keep checking back for more on the game.

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