Spider-Man is out today on PS4, and by all accounts is a great game worthy of the hero. However, at the moment it's only on PS4. But will Spider-Man PS4 become Spider-Man PC?
Will Sony's exclusive Spider-Man game stop being exclusive, and come to other platforms? Will there be a PC version of Spider-Man? Let's have a look.
Spider-Man PC - Will Spider-Man PS4 come to PC?
When Spider-Man was first announced at Sony's E3 conference it blew everyone away... except for gamers on other platforms. A licensed game being exclusive to one platform? Those only happen a few times, and while they're generally excellent it always means that once the console generation is done, those games disappear forever. GoldenEye. Star Wars Rogue Leader. The Joker levels for Batman: Arkham Asylum. All gone.
Will the same happen to Spider-Man? Well, for now, Spider-Man is only confirmed for PS4 and is not coming out on PC, Nintendo Switch or Xbox One.
But what of the future? As it's a license not owned by Sony, it's entirely possible that Sony may only have a temporary exclusive, like with the Crash Bandicoot N-Sane Trilogy. It's likely this deal was put in place to allow Marvel to use Spider-Man in their movies, as Sony has the film rights to the character, so Marvel may have specified a temporary deal.
To be honest, the most likely place that you may be able to play Spider-Man on PC is Playstation Now, Sony's streaming subscription service. They just allowed Bloodborne on Now and that's one of the biggest PS4 exclusives, so it's entirely possible Spider-Man may end up there.
If not, well, there's always these great Marvel games on PC... even though most of them have been delisted and aren't available either. We hate licensed shenanigans...
Spider-Man PC: Will Spider-Man PS4 come to PC?
07 September 2018 | 5 comments | By Chris J Capel