If you haven’t been in a position to safe a PlayStation 5 preorder, or aren’t fortunate sufficient to snag one throughout launch, no less than you’ll be capable to play the PS4 model of Insomniac’s latest Spider-Man recreation. However, if you happen to completely want one of the best Spider-Man expertise, you’ll need to play on a PlayStation 5. The PlayStation 5’s further energy allowed Insomniac to create a much bigger, higher recreation. To analyze this additional, we requested the event staff to element 5 large causes that Spider-Man: Miles Morales on the PlayStation 5 would be the definitive model.

One: No loading screens:

“The PS5’s SSD obviously allows us to load the game faster. If you die or if you fast travel there are near-instant loads. It just fades down and then fades up. You just keep playing. We have no loading screens. It’s really impressive. In the PS4 version, we have loading screens and the subway transitions from the last game.” – inventive director Brian Horton

Two: The world incorporates a increased degree of graphical constancy: 

“We were able to take full advantage of all the features of the PlayStation 5, and one of those things was graphical fidelity. You’re going to see ray-traced reflections everywhere in the game on the PlayStation 5.” – inventive director Brian Horton

“Visually, it’s striking. We have ray-traced reflections under ice and snow and wet streets at different times of day, and that changes when we have overcast skies … You’ll be able to see realistic holiday lighting reflecting off of ice and wet streets which looks awesome. In general, we have a more detailed city, more detailed characters, and more detailed particle systems.” – provides artwork director Gavin Golden

Three: The performances will appear extra plausible:

“There’s are a lot of different techniques that we can use that we weren’t previously able to. We have 4D scans for our characters so that’s a more complex rig where we have a large set of scan data based on performance capture that we have from our actors, which gives a more realistic and believable performance. Also, we have strand-based hair, which is a more detailed, more realistic rendering technique that we weren’t able to do before.” – artwork director Gavin Golden

Four: The motion is smoother and extra explosive:

“You’ll see a lot more destruction, a lot of improved particle systems and simulations that we just weren’t able to do before. Knowing the tools that we use more and knowing the new hardware, we’ve been able to target a cinematic level of disruption and action.” – artwork director Gavin Golden

“Being able to play in performance mode – so it’s at 60 FPS – we were able to see that our animations now have a nicer fidelity. It’s a lot smoother now. With that smoothness, we were better able to see how [our original animation designs] translates into the game. Playing on the PS5, Miles just glides across the screen, and it feels really good. It feels really smooth.” – senior animator James Hamm

Five: Combat is extra immersive due to the PS5 controller:

“The haptic controller is next-level immersion. There is rumble on the PS4, but the haptics on the PS5 really allow bioelectric attacks to travel from one side of the controller to the other. And, it makes the web-swinging feel that much more visceral when there’s resistance on the trigger, as you feel the connection of the webs and then the tension as you swing through.” – inventive director Brian Horton.

But the PlayStation Four model continues to be a good time: 

“As a gameplay experience, the two versions should feel in parity. It’s not like one game feels much different than the other, but those enhancements that we’re talking about, really add up to make it feel like the definitive Spider-Man experience is on PlayStation 5. The PlayStation 4 version feels great and looks pretty, but it really is a binary difference when you play the PS5 version.”


Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales releases on November 12 for the PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4. For extra on the sport be sure you keep tuned to our month-long cowl story hub, which incorporates unique developer interviews and new gameplay footage.