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Spider-Man Game of the Year edition available now for PS4

Get the 2018 smash hit, plus its DLC

Marvel’s Spider-Man - Spidey swinging among skyscrapers Insomniac Games/Sony Interactive Entertainment
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The Game of the Year edition of Insomniac Games’ Spider-Man arrives on Wednesday, offering the base game plus The City That Never Sleeps DLC extension that followed its launch one year ago.

Marvel’s Spider-Man: Game of the Year Edition is $39.99 and available through the PlayStation Store and other retailers. The City That Never Sleeps, a three-chapter expansion that launched a month after the main game, is still $24.99 for those who already have the base game.

The GOTY edition is effectively a half-off sale of Spider-Man’s original digital deluxe edition, which included the game and the DLC. Spider-Man, a PlayStation 4 exclusive, launched Sept. 7, 2018 and The City That Never Sleeps followed with its first chapter on Oct. 23, 2018. The DLC adds new missions and challenges, plus nine more Spidey costumes.

Spider-Man made our top 10 list of the best games for 2018, and mopped up accolades from other critics and awards panels as well. list of the best games for 2018, and mopped up nominations and accolades from numerous other critics and awards panels, too.

Just a week ago, Sony said it would buy Insomniac, which also made the PlayStation-exclusive franchises Ratchet & Clank and Resistance. In a news release announcing the acquisition, Sony said Marvel’s Spider-Man had sold more than 13.2 million copies worldwide as of July 28.

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