Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 is the Best-Selling Game of October 2023 in the US

    It is also the 4th best-selling game of the year so far.

    A video game industry analyst has confirmed that Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 is the best-selling game of October 2023 in the US. It is also the fourth highest grossing game this year. 

    Spider-Man 2 is the long-anticipated follow-up to 2018’s Marvel’s Spider-Man and 2020’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales. The game includes many new suits, abilities, characters, and more. The game is available now on the PlayStation 5. Check out our official review here.

    Spider-Man 2 is the 4th Best-Selling Game This Year

    Venom in Spider-Man 2

    Mat Piscatella, a Circana video game industry analyst, revealed the following statistic about Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 on November 15:

    Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 was the best-selling game of October, instantly becoming the 4th best-selling game of 2023 year-to-date. Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 also led all titles in physical software dollar sales during October.” 

    Recently, Insomniac confirmed that the game had sold 5 million copies as of November 9. Additionally, the game has been nominated for several awards at The Game Awards, including Game of the Year, Best Performance (Yuri Lowenthal), and Best Action/Adventure game. The game will likely reach more milestones as the year comes to a close. 

    Spider-Man 2’s launch trailer describes the game as follows:

    Spider-Men, Peter Parker and Miles Morales, return for an exciting new adventure in the critically acclaimed Marvel’s Spider-Man franchise for the PS5 console. Nine months after the events of Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales, we find Miles still enlisting Peter’s help, but when the mysterious symbiote appears, Peter and Miles’ relationships are put to the test.

    Peter begins to change as he gains symbiote powers, and Miles, Mary Jane, Harry, and the rest of the friend group must help Peter while also facing the impending threats from a cast of new villains like Kraven, Lizard, Sandman, and Venom!

    Lastly, Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 is exclusively available now on the PlayStation 5. 2018’s Spider-Man and 2020’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales are also available on the PlayStation 5. They are also available on PC via the Epic Games Store and Steam. Insomniac and PlayStation will likely announce more news about the game’s further success and post-launch updates in the coming weeks and months.

    Saras Rajpal
    Saras Rajpal
    Saras is a passionate creative writer, with a love for immersive sims, superhero games, and Persona. He is currently writing a thesis about Persona 5 and is pursuing a career as a full-time writer.

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