Sony has kicked off pre-orders for the highly anticipated Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 special edition PlayStation 5 console bundle, complete with exclusive console covers and a matching DualSense controller. The pre-orders went live on July 28 at 10 a.m. local time, creating a rush among gaming enthusiasts to secure their piece of the action. The special edition bundle, priced at $599.99 / £569.99, includes a custom-designed console cover and a digital voucher for Spider-Man 2’s standard edition.
For those who prefer to personalize their existing PS5 consoles, the Spider-Man 2 PS5 console covers are available for separate purchase at $64.99 / £54.99. Additionally, gamers can get their hands on the special edition DualSense controller at $79.99 / £69.99, adorned with unique Spider-Man 2-themed aesthetics.
Excitement for the upcoming release is further fueled by the fact that all these products will be available from Sony’s PlayStation Direct store in countries where the online store operates. Moreover, limited quantities will also be offered by select retailers in various regions worldwide, according to Sony.
The release date for these products is scheduled for September 1, just a few weeks ahead of the highly anticipated Spider-Man 2 game launch on October 20, 2023.
In a significant move, Sony has also announced the biggest price cut for the PS5 since its initial launch in November 2020. For a limited time, the console will be discounted by £75 / €75 in Europe, with some retailers even offering more enticing deals to gaming enthusiasts.
In the lead-up to the release, Sony has been teasing fans with gameplay videos and trailers, revealing exciting new features and the introduction of key villains like Kraven the Hunter and Venom. Furthermore, there is speculation that Insomniac Games, the developer behind Spider-Man 2 and Wolverine, might be secretly working on a third unannounced title, adding to the anticipation and excitement among gamers worldwide.