Arrival from Spider-Man 2 didn’t disappoint. Insomniac Games’ new PS5 game had a brutal premiere, becoming PlayStation Studios’ most successful launch in history.

According to Sony publication on X (Twitter), Spider-Man 2 it sold over 2.5 million copies in its first 24 hours of release.. This figure represents both units sold through stores and retail channels, as well as digital versions downloaded from the PlayStation Store.

It allowed Spider-Man 2 became the AAA title with the best commercial performance on its debut day in PlayStation console history. Without a doubt, this is more than a flattering advantage, complementing the excellent reviews received by both the public and the press. A combination that undoubtedly puts him in a very good position to compete for the best game of the year.

An interesting fact is that Sony does not always use the same time criteria to evaluate the reception of PlayStation Studios games. Before arrival Spider-Man 2award for the most successful game launch first party belonged God of War Ragnarok. Released in 2022 on PS4 and PS5, Santa Monica Studio sold 5.1 million copies in its first week. However, it was never reported how many there were in the first 24 hours.

In addition, everything indicates that a spectacular commercial launch Spider-Man 2 clearly superior to its predecessor. In 2018 Spider-Man It sold 3.3 million copies in its first three days of release, so it’s likely that the sequel will quickly overtake it (if it hasn’t already at the time of this writing), given its excellent ratings.

Spider-Man 2 enjoying a great launch but yearning for more

Despite excellent reviews, expectations surrounding Spider-Man 2 They are not limited to the commercial success you can achieve on your own. Sony will rely on Insomniac Games to increase PS5 sales and achieve its ambitious goals for the current financial year.

The Japanese intend to sell 25 million units of the console during the above-mentioned period. A brutal figure whose achievement largely depends on the third part of the arachnid saga. Let us remember that, in contrast to Spider-Man (2018) and Spider-Man: Miles Morales (2020), Spider-Man 2 not available on PS4. Therefore, they hope that its great recognition among players and the trade press will inspire those who have not yet migrated to their latest platform.

Let’s not forget that PlayStation has released a limited edition PS5 that includes more than just a copy Spider-Man 2, but also the special design of the console and DualSense controller. Announced in July during San Diego Comic-Con, it is available in Europe for €659.99.

Likewise, there is a second bunch PS5, but with a traditional white design that also includes a copy Spider-Man 2. It’s available for €619.99. At the moment, Sony has not released special packages for either the digital model of the console or the new Slim variant that include this game. Although it would not be strange if this happened before the end of the year.

Source: Hiper Textual

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