A lot has happened leading up to Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 and you might be wondering how long it’s been since the last two games happened. Both Peter and Miles have banded together and vowed to protect New York City from every possible threat. But with the reveal that both Spider-Men now have new gadgets and powers at their disposal, how long has it been since we last saw them?
When is Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 taking place?
Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 will take place in 2021 as it has been approximately 10 months after the events of Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales. This is according to Bryan Intihar and the official PlayStation website. It would mean that almost two years have passed since the events of the first game.
During those difficult 10 months, it seems that both Peter and Miles have improved as a crime-fighting team. Their early work against Rhino in Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales shows that the duo still needed some work. Now that some time has passed they have gotten used to working together.
According to Intihar, Miles has now figured out what kind of Spider-Man he wants to be. This allows him to be a better partner to Peter and the two team up to fight various villains that threaten the citizens of New York. However, their teamwork is tested when Peter comes into contact with the Symbiote and new villains emerge.
Now the two face even greater threats, as Kraven comes to New York for his biggest hunt yet. Not to mention the appearance of Venom, who is one of the deadliest enemies Spider-Man has ever had to face. For our thoughts on the game, you can read our review of Marvel’s Spider-Man 2.
Explaining the timeline
In the first Marvel’s Spider-Man game released for PS4, Peter wasn’t exactly a rookie with a few years under his belt as Spider-Man and already has a few names in his rogues gallery. This takes place in 2018-19, where he has to fight threats greater than before, which will force him to grow as a person and as a superhero.
By the time Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales takes place, it’s already Christmas time 2020 and both Miles and Peter know each other well enough to fight villains like Rhino together. Note that Miles revealed his powers to Peter at the end of the first game, meaning that Peter has been advising him on how to become a good Spider-Man for a year before the events of Spider-Man begin. : Miles Morales.
Now the current timeline is Marvel’s Spider-Man 2, which is the latest entry marking the first time you can play as Peter and Miles simultaneously. This takes place 10 months after Spider-Man: Miles Morales, which means it’s 2021. The gameplay trailer revealed by Insomniac pretty much says that’s when Peter finds the symbiote and inevitably encounters Venom.
You have more to look forward to with the release of Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 this October 20. In the meantime, we have other articles that will answer some important questions you have: