Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 for PlayStation 5 has been a massive success, selling over 5 million copies in just 11 days. This makes it one of the year’s best-selling games, outselling even Super Mario Bros. Wonder, which sold through 4.3 million copies in two weeks. The game was also named the fastest-selling PlayStation Studio game just three days after its release.
The success of Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 can be attributed to the positive reception of its predecessors, Marvel’s Spider-Man and Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales. Additionally, with the PlayStation 5 surpassing 46.5 million units sold, there is a large community of gamers who were able to purchase the game.
During the second quarter of Sony’s Fiscal Year 2023, the PS5 sold 4.9 million consoles, bringing the total lifetime sales to 46.6 million units. In the same quarter, Sony sold through 4.7 million first-party games, with a total of 67.6 million PlayStation 4 and PS5 software. It’s worth noting that 67% of the games purchased for PlayStation consoles were digital downloads during this period.
Sony also reported 107 million monthly active users on the PlayStation Network, with 47.4 million PlayStation Plus subscribers. The game’s success is further emphasized by a new update that addresses various bugs and improves stability, making it an even more enjoyable experience for players.
Overall, Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 has proven to be a blockbuster success for Insomniac Games and Sony, showcasing the enduring popularity of the superhero franchise in the gaming world.
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