Game news Marvel’s Spiderman or God of War: who made the best PC launch for PlayStation?
Considered one of the best superhero adaptations on consoles, Marvel’s Spider-Man arrived on PC last week. A thundering release that puts him almost at the top with God of War.
Originally released in 2018, Marvel’s Spider-Man has arrived since Friday August 12 on Steam and the Epic Games Store. Enough to make the game from Insomniac Games (Ratchet & Clank) accessible to players who do not have a PlayStation 4 or PlayStation 5. For what success? According to figures recorded by Steamdb, Marvel’s Spider-Man has what it takes to be the second-best launch for a PlayStation game on PC. With a peak of 66,436 players connected simultaneously, the open world of the spider-man does just less well than God of War: launched at the beginning of the year, the northern journey of Kratos mobilized a maximum of 73,529 players.
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Recently, therefore, PlayStation moved more and more on PC. In addition to the releases of God of War from Marvel’s Spider-man, there are two other licenses dear to Sony which should land on this platform shortly: we are thinking in particular of the remake of The Last of Us, expected on PS5 in September but which “should coming out soon after on PC” according to one of the Naughty Dog employees. In addition, we are still waiting for news of the port of Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection which is scheduled for 2022.
A treatment that will probably be reserved for console hits, published or to come. Among them, the sequels Horizon: Forbidden West (released on February 18) and God of War: Ragnarok (November 09, 2022) can be ported. Regarding superheroes, Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 (scheduled for 2023) and Marvel’s Wolverine are also expected from PlayStation.